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Verizon, T-Mobile attack AT&T over mobile 5G

Jan 09, 2019 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

AT&Ts rivals took a swipe at its 5G marketing, as Verizon urged the industry to avoid over-hyping and under-delivering on the promise of the next-generation technology.

In a statement, Verizon CTO Kyle Malady said breakthroughs in new technologies including artificial intelligence, virtual reality and the IoT, would all be underpinned by 5G. However, while the potential for 5G is awesome, he warned the industry must resist the temptation to over-hype and under-deliver with the technology.

AT&T launched a mobile 5G service in late 2018 offering service to select businesses and consumers in 12 US cities via a mobile hotspot device from Ne...