• AT&T June 17, 2022 5:51 pm

    Verizon, AT&T Delay Some 5G Service Over Airlines' Concerns

    Verizon and AT&T won’t power up some wireless towers near airports until next summer to give airlines more time to make sure the new service won’t interfere with planes. But the airline industry is not happy about the deal. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that the companies agreed to hold off until July 2023. AT&T says it will control...

  • iPhone February 15, 2022 10:11 am

    EXPLAINER: Will Burglar Alarms Still Work After 3G Shutdown?

    As telecom companies rev up the newest generation of mobile service, called 5G, they’re shutting down old networks — a costly, years-in-the-works process that’s now prompting calls for a delay because a lot of products out there still rely on the old standard, 3G

  • AT&T January 28, 2022 9:33 am

    FAA Clears Way for Verizon, AT&T to Turn on More 5G Cell Towers

    Concern about new high-speed wireless service interfering with airplanes appears to be easing

  • AT&T January 3, 2022 7:24 pm

    AT&T, Verizon Delay New 5G Service After Buttigieg Request

    AT&T and Verizon say they will delay new 5G wireless service for two weeks, putting off a planned start this Wednesday. The company says it’s delaying the launch after a request from Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and concern about possible interference with systems on board planes. AT&T and Verizon had planned to launch the new 5G service on Wednesday...

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