Ahead and to the rest of the operators to plan for deployment of 5G mobile standards-based.

on the occasion of its participation at the Mobile World Congress 2018 which is being held this week in Barcelona, the operator AT&T has announced its plans to have more immediate regard to technology 5G.

And these plans are passed by offering this same year, mobile service 5G in a dozen american cities, including parts of Dallas, Atlanta, and Waco, in Texas. Other names will be announced in the coming months.

This converts to AT&T in the single-country operator american communicate plans to deliver 5G to their customers as soon as.

“2018 will be the year that you can experience 5G mobile with AT&T”, has indicated the company, which specifies that it is “5G mobile standards-based”. Implementations initial will be based on the 3GPP and will operate on the spectrum mmWave.

“After contributing significantly to the first phase of standards 5G, by performing tests in multiple cities and, literally, transforming our network for the future, we are planning to be the first operator to offer 5G mobile standards-based, and do much faster than the majority of people thought that was possible”, delves Igal Elbaz, vice president of Wireless Network Architecture and Design.

After launching the network 5G last spring, AT&T have been encouraged in this way to expand borders and to offer the new technology before the end of the year. It should be noted that the deployments of 5G will be integrated with LTE that already exist.