AT&T said on Thursday This particular will roll out next generation 5G mobile internet in a dozen U.S. cities by late 2018.
America’s second-largest wireless carrier said This particular expects to be the first U.S. company to introduce the technology if its timeline is actually achieved.
AT&T’s announcement comes after international 5G standards were agreed in December by 3GPP, the body which develops as well as also governs cellular standards.
“We’re moving quickly to begin deploying mobile 5G This particular year as well as also start unlocking the future of connectivity for consumers as well as also businesses,” Melissa Arnoldi, president of AT&T technology as well as also operations, said in a press Discharge on Thursday.
“With faster speeds as well as also ultra-low latency, 5G will ultimately deliver as well as also enhance experiences like virtual reality, future driverless cars, immersive 4K video as well as also more.”
AT&T also said which This particular also plans on trialing 5G technology with businesses.
The mobile industry has promised 5G could bring faster internet speeds to stream videos or download data. although This particular is actually also seen as a technology which can underpin driverless cars, allowing vehicles to send large amounts of data through their sensors back as well as also forth.
AT&T did not disclose which areas could receive 5G first.