• 5G Will Bring Back Carrier Locked Phones According To AT&T

    2 days ago - By Inquisitr

    Many people eagerly anticipate the debut of a new 5G network for mobile phones next year, but AT&T warns that in the short term, the move may not be great for consumers.
    In fact, according to a PC Magazine report, AT&T believes the move will bring back something that mobile phone buyers seriously dislike - carrier locked phones. Although 5G will considerably improve things like speed and capacity providing consistent service, the smartphone technology isn't as advanced as the new network will be, which means in the early days of the 5G network era, carriers will likely go back to selling...
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  • AT&T expects 5G to bring back carrier-locked smartphones

    AT&T expects 5G to bring back carrier-locked smartphones

    2 days ago - By Phone Arena

    5G networks are expected to bring a whole host of benefits such as faster speeds and much higher network capacities. But according to AT&T's VP of radio networks and device, Gordon Mansfield, some unfortunate setbacks will also arrive.
    For years now, US consumers have become accustomed to owning carrier-transferable 4G LTE smartphones - this removes the need to purchase a new device every time you switch carriers. But with the next-generation technology, this liberty may be taken away from consumers. As expected, not all carriers will be relying on the same frequency bands initially ...
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