T-Mobile is the latest to downplay 5G expectations
T-Mobile is set to launch 5G later this year, but an executive for the operator has downplayed what consumers should expect from the network at launch.
The operator is using 600MHz spectrum for its rollout in order to cover a large distance, but at a lower speed than competitors to begin with. T-Mobile predicts its 5G network will launch around 25-50 percent faster than its current 4G network.
Rivals AT&T and Verizon opt for smaller hotspots using millimeter wave which are often associated with higher...