T-Mobile: We hit our 2021 goal of covering 200M people with faster version of 5G

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T-Mobile’s lead on midband 5G has increased. On Monday, the carrier announced that it had reached its 2021 goal of covering 200 million people with this fast cellular network, coming six weeks ahead of its announced “end of this year” target.

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The milestone gives T-Mobile the ability to state that its faster version of 5G is now available “nationwide.” The Federal Communications Commission describes a nationwide cellular network that covers 200 million people.

Rivals AT&T and Verizon have similar plans to launch their own, faster midband 5G networks. All three national providers have Billions of dollars spent to acquire new wireless spectrum This year is known as the C-band from the FCC.

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AT&T and Verizon planned to launch these related services in parts of some US cities in 2021, but a Recent objection from the US Federal Aviation Administration Deployments have each been delayed until January 5 due to security concerns for the flights.

Prior to the FAA objection, Verizon said it aimed to cover Its midband 5G. with 100 million people
till March. AT&T was aiming Covers between 70-75 million people By the end of 2022, an expansion of over 100 million in early 2023.

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T-Mobile said Monday that 80% of its customers are now within coverage of its expanded midband 5G network, which it calls “ultra capacity 5G.” The carrier previously stated that it was targeting an average download speed of 400 Mbps on this network, compared to the 4G LTE-like performance of its low-band 5G network (known as “extended range 5G”). would be a remarkable step. While slower, that latter low-band network now reaches 308 million people.

From 5G Ultra Wideband to 5G Ultra Capacity, we’re talking about 5G . many names of

For its next steps, in March The carrier said it planned to cover more than 250 million people With midband 5G by the end of 2022, with the goal of reaching 90% of Americans by the end of 2023.

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