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October 4, 2019

This Week in 5G: 5G in America’s Heartland .

This Week in 5G: 5G in America’s Heartland


New 5G deployments were announced for the Midwest this week. Let’s take a look at the latest 5G developments.

U.S. Cellular will launch 5G in Wisconsin and Iowa in the first quarter of 2020.

CTIA gathered industry experts in Houston and Denver this week to discuss on the promise of 5G for those communities.

New estimates predict global 5G subscriptions will reach 1.5 billion by 2024.

AT&T President-CMO Mo Katibeh shared how 5G will facilitate better data transfer in the healthcare industry, making it faster than ever to access large files like CT scans.

Verizon’s Jeffrey Granvold discussed how 5G will improve the customer experience with big data analytics and mobile edge computing.

Verizon is bringing 5G internet access and technology to 100 Title 1 schools across America.

A 5G Innovation Lab in Bellevue, Washington will connect 5G startups to investors and technology labs. The lab is a partnership between T-Mobile, the University of Washington and the City of Bellevue.

Goldman Sachs increased its estimates for the number of 5G devices to be deployed in 2020 from 50 million to 120 million.

That’s all for this week. See you next time!

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