AT&T 5G Wireless:
forms of 5G Wireless are available from AT&T and 5G
mobile coverage on Low-Band
(at 850 MHz), is available in most markets.
AT&T also offers "5G+" on High-Band
which provides their highest download speeds
very high frequency channels, with very limited coverage. AT&T
has a few areas of Mid-Band coverage.
offers High-Speed Internet via conventional Fixed Wireless
in certain markets.
► AT&T 5G
Low and Mid-Band Channels
Dish Corporation is building a new wireless network which they claim
will be "All-5G". Initially, they provide service under
the Boost Mobile
and Ting Mobile brands operating through an agreement with
T-Mobile and other roaming partners.
They could indeed build their own network which would make 5g
available to Boost and Ting customers, and Dish's own or affiliated
wireless. Dish has their own spectrum in both Low
which have moderate to good coverage and
download speeds from better, to much better than, 4G-LTE.
High and Low-Band Channels, Expanding into Mid-Band.
T-Mobile now offers 5G Wireless in almost all urban markets and many
They claim service to 200 million people in the US. They are using 600
and 700 MHz ("Low
for nationwide coverage and
frequencies (39 GHz) for faster downloads in
urban core areas.
Also, T-Mobile has acquired Sprint and is
offering combined 5G coverage of the two networks, including
Sprint's extensive Mid-Bandcoverage,
compatible 5G device. T-Mobile will eventually offer a
significant mix of Low, Mid and High-Band channels. T-Mobile also
offers broadband internet access for the home that uses a mix of 4G LTE
and 5G bands..
5G Wireless Coverage Maps
US Cellular 5G Wireless:
US Cellular offers 5G Wireless in several parts of the traditional wireless coverage areas. They
are using 600
and 700 MHz ("Low
for broad 5G coverage including rural areas. Their 5G is
faster than their 4G - LTE
US Cellular 5G Wireless Coverage
Verizon Wireless 5G:
Wireless is offering "Low-Band"
in several cities and 5G Wireless
for a fixed location under the name,
"Home", in some of those markets. Verizon is using "High-Band"
at 28 GHz for their "Ultra Wideband" (UW) service, located in small
parts of the cities where UW coverage is offered, which has
very high download speeds but very limited
Their Low-Band channels, with excellent coverage, uses their
existing 800 MHz channels which is also used for other types of
service, which, for now, limits the capacity of those channels.
Verizon has chosen to add Ultra Wideband to
several NFL stadiums. We bet there are plenty of parking
spaces available to see if you can make a fast, 5G connection there.
► Verizon Wireless 5G High-Band Coverage
► Sign up with Verizon Wireless "Home" 5G.
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Different Flavors of 5G:
-600 to 2,000 MHz. Extensive coverage, slower
6 GHz. Moderate Coverage, better downloads.
-6 to 50 GHz
(mmWave). Very Limited Coverage, Very Fast Downloads.
-Various technologies to combine
channels to increase bandwidth.
Spire 5G Wireless:
C Spire, the largest and most aggressive company among smaller wireless
carriers, is offering small pockets of mobile 5G coverage in
Mississippi and border service areas. They also offer 5G
"Home" Wireless service in several communities, with 120
wireless internet service connected by
fiber to a neighborhood hub. Nearby homes and businesses get a dinner
plate-sized antenna and receiver installed for service.
GCI is offering 5G wireless in Alaska in an agreement with
T-Mobile. This unique relationship gives
of being able to offer 5G service "in all 50 states". This
also gives GCI customers access to 5G in the US mainland. GCI
is expanding 5G into the markets where they offer fiber Internet which
the state's populated areas.
Several Prepaid carriers offer 5G coverage and 5G phones. 5G
plans will eventually be available from most, if not all,