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AT&T selling off 1,000,000,000 dollars in 600 MHz licenses

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On 1/10/2018 at 3:53 PM, greenbastard said:

Sure wish SoftBank would get in on some lowband spectrum action.

Att bought the 600 mhz in my area so that would be great. Tho it's only 5x5. 

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I wasn’t even aware Tmo would roll out 5g first in 600! You’re right it could be huge for them.  I see everyone trying to get the high band for capacity so I was under the impression it would a must have for 5g. Low band would be the fall back

Yup Mr. Legere mentioned it in a youtube video after the quiet period and the official 600 MHz auction results were announced back in May.  So I would imagine the markets with 10x10 MHz that 5G will be rolled out in a 5x5 block and 5x5 block will be 4G LTE. https://www.fiercewireless.com/5g/t-mobile-to-roll-out-5g-over-600-mhz-and-other-spectrum

 

 

Listen at the 2:10 mark.

 

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On 1/14/2018 at 9:27 AM, dnicekid said:

i have mixed feelings about what I am saying but I think 600 is waaaaaay overrated. Yes it helps with coverage but it is clear the future is automated. Cars, refrigerators,phones, tablets Alexa and so forth. For this massive amount of data that will only continue to grow where does 600 fit if it has capacity setbacks? With cable in the mix the future will be small cell located at every street light/corner. 

I think Tmo mistake may have been to purchase the 600, they are clearly going for coverage to get themselves the same credibility as att/vzw. 

This may be a long term mistake as everyone is moving up.  Or it may work out for them long term, short term I don’t see any benefit of 600 with everyone racing to get 5g out. Maybe I am missing something 

I think it is definitely needed for rural areas for what you explain, as for urban environments, deployed as needed and set as a last priority connection only for deep inside buildings, etc.

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On 1/21/2018 at 11:42 AM, vryan44 said:

I think it is definitely needed for rural areas for what you explain, as for urban environments, deployed as needed and set as a last priority connection only for deep inside buildings, etc.

I still don't see a really convincing business case for 5G. The only benefit I see is lower latency. With LAA on 5GHz and CBRS being opened up the need for capacity will be quenched for a long time. Not to mention Massive MIMO, 256QAM, etc.

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3 hours ago, bigsnake49 said:

I still don't see a really convincing business case for 5G. The only benefit I see is lower latency. With LAA on 5GHz and CBRS being opened up the need for capacity will be quenched for a long time. Not to mention Massive MIMO, 256QAM, etc.

But obviously the CBRS.. is in the millimeter wave range so the 600 megahertz band would be used for coverage.

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1 minute ago, danlodish345 said:

But obviously the CBRS.. is in the millimeter wave range so the 600 megahertz band would be used for coverage.

CBRS is 3.5-6GHz Dan. Millimeter is much higher.

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CBRS is 3.5-6GHz Dan. Millimeter is much higher.
Ok my bad...but still though...the CBRS band is much higher... obviously not as high as millimeter wave...but in my opinion the 600 MHZ band can be used as a backup if you are out of reach of the regular 3.5-6GHZ band.

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Absolutely.
I'm excited to see what happens in the coming years.

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Yeah man, what a time to be alive.
Yes I just remember back in the old 2G days. Those were the good old days LOL.

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