I mean, what’s not to like? There was the intrigue of developing a standard, and the plausibility of rolling out coverage. There were so many players and so many variables. The stakes couldn’t be higher.
Or is it?
A quick look at the specs shows that top speeds are expected to hit about 400Mbps. Impressive, but far below what’s considered the 5G standard of 1Gbps. Still, this still shows promise for the future of cellular, especially combined with AT&T’s “AirGig” effort.
Read more about AT&T’s 5G Evolution here.