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That ping though

 

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That's because they're aggregating B2, 4, 5, 13 all together and possibly with AWS 3 holdings. Sprint was able to hit the same note with all their B41 holdings, I'm not shocked.

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Sprint already demoed gigabit plus speeds over wireless about two years ago.

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Verizon is late to the party

 

 

Also Sprint already has the infrastructure with the 8T8R beaforming which eventually will be 8x8 MIMO

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Morning ePenis wood brought to you by Verizon 5G testing:

 

http://9to5mac.com/2015/09/08/verizon-5g-faster-than-google-fiber/

 

Following the article, see the comment from the T-Mobile user who ran five speed tests that racked up 700 MB of data usage in one morning.  Yeah, that goes to show my point about numerous speed tests.

 

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I should have added this to my initial post but I really didn't point this article out to show that Verizon was ahead of the '5G' game or anything. 

 

The one thing I did find interesting is that they do have mud-on-the-wall deployment date of less than 2 years out.  How does this line up with Sprint's '5G' deployment timeline, if that has even been released?

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whats the point of those speed for a cell phone. A hot spot maybe, but not needed for a smart phone.

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whats the point of those speed for a cell phone. A hot spot maybe, but not needed for a smart phone.

Its more for capacity. The higher the speed means u can distribute it to more devices. That is what 5g is all about is handling all these new internet devices being connected to networks

 

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So are we getting a s5gru.com website now!!!

 

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Its more for capacity. The higher the speed means u can distribute it to more devices. That is what 5g is all about is handling all these new internet devices being connected to networks

 

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It's just that the thing is, when Sprint get's all 120+ MHz of 2.5/2.6 they hold deployed, they'll be able to have that same amount of capacity... on LTE. Unless you want to call 6xCA 5G, then what other benefits are there to 5G? I'm sure there are others, I just haven't gotten around to researching them.

 

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It's just that the thing is, when Sprint get's all 120+ MHz of 2.5/2.6 they hold deployed, they'll be able to have that same amount of capacity... on LTE. Unless you want to call 6xCA 5G, then what other benefits are there to 5G? I'm sure there are others, I just haven't gotten around to researching them.

 

-Anthony

Faster ping for self driving cars and other ping needy devices. From what i understand though 6 2.5 carriers on 5g has more capacity than 6 carriers of 2.5 on LTE. If someone thinks that's wrong than please say something cuz im not fully sure

 

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Have we even selected a waveform for the next standard yet? Am I the only one asking this? This seems . . . to beat the punch. Sooooo I'm guessing this should fall under marketing.

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Faster ping for self driving cars and other ping needy devices. From what i understand though 6 2.5 carriers on 5g has more capacity than 6 carriers of 2.5 on LTE. If someone thinks that's wrong than please say something cuz im not fully sure

 

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Ah Ping! I forgot about ping! That is something that could be improved on. 20-100 ms is pretty damn good, but if we could get it down to fiber levels (sub-10 ms), that would be something else.

 

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I found this article amusing: http://money.cnn.com/2015/09/08/technology/verizon-5g/index.html

 

They start by saying that Verizon was the first to deploy a 4G network (maybe the first US carrier to deploy an LTE network, but Sprint beat them with WiMax by a couple of years and Korea had it a couple years before that), gush about how great Verizon's new network will be, and then go on to admit that they don't have a clue what 5G actually means.

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ITT: Even MORE confusion over what "5G" actually refers to.

 

I will say it makes sense for them to start some sort of hardware upgrade sooner than the other 3 what with LTE on 700UpperC still rolling on Rel. 7. The other 3 carriers can ride out their Rel. 8/9/10 hardware for awhile.

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I found this article amusing: http://money.cnn.com/2015/09/08/technology/verizon-5g/index.htmlThey start by saying that Verizon was the first to deploy a 4G network (maybe the first US carrier to deploy an LTE network, but Sprint beat them with WiMax by a couple of years and Korea had it a couple years before that), gush about how great Verizon's new network will be, and then go on to admit that they don't have a clue what 5G actually means.

I thought metropcs was the first with an LTE network?

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I don't want to hear anything about this until there is an international standard selected for 5G. The LAST thing anybody needs is a company like Verizon going on half-cocked and causing a repeat of the EV-DV/EV-DO fiasco. 

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Verizon and T-Mobile, the e-penis gods.

Sprint is well on there way to becoming a epen god too. Can we stop with the epenis thing though it's getting old. I don't even look at it as speed anymore but how much extra capacity they can provide to customers.
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I think the Admins would require the comments would be G-rated. Easier on the eyes and ears. Also, a bit cleaner language would be a bit more professional, too. Still, I appreciate the technical know-how this site provides.

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I think the Admins would require the comments would be G-rated. Easier on the eyes and ears. Also, a bit cleaner language would be a bit more professional, too. Still, I appreciate the technical know-how this site provides.

 

Would require or should require?  S4GRU has long maintained a "PG-13" rating level in its posting guidelines:

 

http://s4gru.com/index.php?/topic/1197-s4gru-posting-guidelines-aka-the-rulez/

 

Everyone here, including staff, does all of this posting, writing, and moderation work for free, so we like to have a little fun on the side, too -- even if that fun can get a bit ribald at times.

 

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"Ribald."  That there is a $20 vocabulary word.

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5G speeds could blow through a S, M, L, and XL bucket of data in 45 seconds.

 

Good show, Verizon

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