AT&T 5G moves forward, as carrier pursues cost savings

Nevertheless, AT&T and Verizon, which plans to launch its 5G mobile network next year, are unlikely to slow down their rollouts, said Chris Antlitz, an analyst at Technology Business Research Inc., based in Hampton, N.H. That’s because delivering a high-speed internet service over 5G technology is a lot cheaper than on 4G.

“5G will be widely deployed across the states, and it’s going to be deployed as fast as the telcos can get it out,” Antlitz said. “5G is far superior from a cost-per-gigabyte perspective compared to 4G.”


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