We knew it was coming, but now it’s here — sorta. AT&T today announced it was starting its initial 5G rollout in two US cities later this year: Austin and Indianapolis.
The telecom is calling the high-speed network “5G Evolution” and touts initial top speeds of up to 400 Mbps — about 40 times faster than a standard cellular data connection. Evolution, in this sense, is well-chose descriptor. The network will have to improve and evolve to actually hit the 1 Gbps a true 5G network is theoretically capable of.