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Parmen
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Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
Just noticed recently depending on where I'm at, it'll switch between LTE and 5G E. Haven't noticed a significant difference, probably because I don't have a 5G phone (I have an iPhone XR).


taylork37
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
5G E is basically 4G speedwise. AT&T is doing what they did with 3G HSPA+ and calling it 4G even tho it isn't.



junkfunky
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
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5G E is basically 4G speedwise.


I've heard some reports that it's slower than LTE.

It's hilarious that people think they are actually getting 5G or that it's even available right now but AT&T did the same thing with the 4G rollout and most people bought it.


emanresu
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
While we're on this subject, here's a map of where 5g is available in the US. We got a long way to go.



LINK



Parmen
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New York City
Member since Apr 2016
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
Those aren't the only regions.


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50_Tiger
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Dallas TX
Member since Jan 2016
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
5G-E is 4G LAA which with a 4CC phone can provide 1Gb OTA which fools people into thinking its 5G.

There are mmWave sites going up, but the range is short and requires a 5G modem, to begin with.


The Pirate King
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
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I've heard some reports that it's slower than LTE.


I was in Austin recently and their “5G E” is slower than my LTE in Baton Rouge.


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fishbig
Member since Feb 2007
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
My phone switched to saying 5E sometime last year. Located in Cenla. Not sure if I have seen a difference or not other than my phone saying it. I've read that some phones/networks will say 5E but is it isn't.


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t00f
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
Nola covered, goodtogo.


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50_Tiger
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
Rofl who downvoted my post?

I built some of those markets


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Teddy Ruxpin
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
If I didn't already know you worked in the industry, I would have thought you were just making shite up in that post.

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5G-E is 4G LAA which with a 4CC phone can provide 1Gb OTA which fools people into thinking its 5G. 

There are mmWave sites going up, but the range is short and requires a 5G modem, to begin with.


It really looks made up
This post was edited on 4/15 at 10:55 pm


50_Tiger
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
Nah baw im legit:









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KamaCausey_LSU
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
I'm just waiting on the in-home 5G service that costs the same as normal home internet.


50_Tiger
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Dallas TX
Member since Jan 2016
23070 posts

re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
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I'm just waiting on the in-home 5G service that costs the same as normal home internet.



The carriers are experimenting with this atm.

Line of Sight and signal strength are still significant issues.


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CarRamrod
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Member since Dec 2006
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
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5G E is basically 4G speedwise. AT&T is doing what they did with 3G HSPA+ and calling it 4G even tho it isn't.



ATT is such a bitch.


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StraightCashHomey21
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Altus, OK
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
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It's hilarious that people think they are actually getting 5G or that it's even available right now but AT&T did the same thing with the 4G rollout and most people bought it.


dont you know its supposed to replace wired internet into the home


50_Tiger
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Dallas TX
Member since Jan 2016
23070 posts

re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
Intel has completely removed itself from the 5G Modem game after Apple and Qualcomm come to a cease-fire.

Looks like a year or so worth of testing went down the drain.



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RattyBlowfish
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
I’m getting 5Ge in Jackson MS and it’s slower than LTE :/


transcend
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Austin, TX
Member since Aug 2013
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
5G E = LTE + some added features

Other service providers are laughing at ATT for calling it 5G.

It's still only about 40Mbps, while real 5G is more than a gigabit per second.

arstechnica.com article explaining this


Slim Chance
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Member since Oct 2012
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re: Anyone else here have 5G E network on their cell network?
I was in Morgan City last weekend of all places and my Galaxy S10 switched to 5Ge and it seemed slower than my 4Glte in BR.


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