The carrier said it will back the launch with a major marketing campaign.

AT&T plans to conduct an indoor demonstration related to 5G during the Texas Wireless Summit in Austin, Texas, this October.

T-Mobile sweetened its new unlimited data plan and added a premium plan for its hungriest users.

The FCC is seeking comments on a bevy of issues related to spectrum bands above 24 GHz, including the addition of more bands – like 71-76 and 81-86 GHz.

The release of new unlimited-data plans should help both T-Mobile and Sprint compete with their larger rivals, Wells Fargo said.

The mobile industry has been turning its attention to the “next big thing,” and the hype machine is running at top speed on IoT and 5G.

Lieu cited an increased sense of urgency following reports of alleged Russian hacking of members of Congress.

The fiber vendor reports increased demand as the small cell market ramps up, but some analysts warn small cells are still in their infancy.