Wireless Industry News

Verizon has been the most vocal about leading the way to a new, super-fast 5G network in the United States. As it promised last year, the company has begun testing 5G, including some pretty interesting uses for ultra-broadband wireless beyond just streaming massive video files.

America's largest wireless carrier has partnered with Ericsson, Intel, Nokia, Samsung, and Qualcomm to test 5G both in the field and in the lab. While we may lust after faster data transfer speeds to power our mobile gaming and media addictions, Verizon and the other members of the 5G Technology forum are also concerned with becoming part of the backbone for the Internet of Things.

Verizon says it hopes to be the first in the world to get 5G technology into consumers' hands. Read More