AT&T announced the cities next in line to receive its 5G network through the end of 2018.
Houston, Jacksonville, Louisville, New Orleans and San Antonio will get the wireless teclecom major’s 5G internet services, following the seven previously announced cities (Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Raleigh and Waco). Cities to get it by early 2019 include Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose. The next generation in wireless internet is projected to be 100 times faster compared to current standards.
The company also announced plans to start testing commercial-grade equipment for Project AirGig – comprising technology aimed to serve rural populations that don't have access to high-speed internet.