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5G coverage map: Every US city with AT&T, Verizon & T-Mobile 5G


The race for next-gen wireless tech

All of the major U.S. carriers are hard at work on their 5G strategy. AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have launched 5G networks and are aggressively expanding those networks in 2020 and into next year. Recently, Sprint’s 5G network was devoured by T-Mobile and taken offline as T-Mobile recycles Sprint’s spectrum. 5G service not only provides faster speeds but also reduced response times, allowing for new services and cloud computing not previously available.

5G is taking hold in the U.S. and it’s no coincidence that many of the best 5G phones are also some of the best Android phones in general. For now, the major difference between LTE and 5G will be speed, but as coverage continues to roll out to new areas, more services that rely on instant connectivity should become possible.

Jump to:

  • Frequencies and coverage
  • Verizon
  • T-Mobile and Sprint
  • AT&T

Frequencies and coverage

Verizon n5 (DSS for sub-6), n261 (28GHz)
T-Mobile n71 (600MHz) n41 (2.5GHz) from Sprint n260 (39GHz) n261 (28GHz)
AT&T n5 (850MHz) n260 (39GHz)

Building a 5G network is a balance between capacity and coverage. With the high-frequency bands, known as mmWave, carriers get access to huge chunks of spectrum, allowing for fiber-like speeds over the wireless network. While it’s not the first time the frequencies of mmWave bands have been used, this is the first time it has become economically feasible to use them for mobile broadband.

Lower frequencies are less susceptible to interference, meaning fewer but larger towers need to be built to cover an area than mmWave. Since there is less lower-frequency spectrum available, plus more people will be sharing one tower, speed is much more limited. With mmWave, you will have a tower for smaller areas like a neighborhood. This is kind of like how your Wi-Fi is very fast but only works in your home.

While T-Mobile is making the most out of its 600MHz and 2.5GHz spectrum for a solid balance of coverage and speed, Verizon and AT&T will be leaning heavily on DSS, or dynamic spectrum sharing that allows towers to share spectrum between LTE and %G on the fly.

Where Verizon has 5G


Verizon started small, with only a few cities deploying what it calls 5G Ultra-Wideband (UWB). In short, this version of 5G uses significant chunks of high-frequency bandwidth, around 28GHz, that produce very high speeds but suffer in other areas such as coverage over distance and building penetration. While coverage was dense enough in cities to be included on the list, coverage is still only available in parts of the cities outdoors.

A much larger nationwide 5G network is now available using Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS). DSS allows Verizon to repurpose its huge amount of existing LTE spectrum to work with both 5G and LTE. The equipment on the towers is able to allocate the spectrum to the network that needs it most without removing any capacity from the LTE network which most people will still be using for a while.

Furthermore, this nationwide 5G network is available to all customers on any data plan, unlike UWB which requires an unlimited plan.

Verizon has a coverage map with both LTE and 5G coverage showing just how much larger its nationwide network already is than the UWB network.


Verizon UWB 5G has made it to 36 cities so far but continues to be spotty at best. Verizon has released a set of maps to help you pinpoint where 5G is available in your cities. This is a helpful addition, but it does show off some of the main coverage weaknesses of UWB.


At this time, it is easy to be discouraged about such minimal 5G coverage, but this 5G network will keep things snappy even when there are a ton of customers connected. Early tests have been positive with us seeing speeds up to 1.4 Gbps. Although these massive speeds are impressive, they probably won’t hold up under a full Chicago load, but it’s still exciting to see. We’re also seeing more specific expansion to places like NFL stadiums or race tracks. While great as a tech demonstration, this doesn’t offer much to the customer just yet.

Check out Verizon’s 5G coverage

Cities with Verizon Ultra Wideband 5G service

  • Anaheim, CA
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • Arlington, TX
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Boise, ID
  • Boston, MA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Chicago, IL
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Detroit, MI
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Hampton Roads, VA
  • Hartford, CT
  • Hoboken, NJ
  • Houston, TX
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Louisville, KY
  • Memphis, TN
  • Miami, FL
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • New York, NY
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Omaha, NE
  • Panama City, FL
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Providence, RI
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Richmond, VA
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • San Jose, CA
  • Sarasota, FL
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • Spokane, WA
  • St. Louis, MO
  • St. Paul, MN
  • Syracuse, NY
  • Tucson, AZ,
  • Washington D.C.

5G on Verizon: Everything you need to know

Verizon 5G

Nationwide plus UWB


Available at Verizon

The fastest 5G you can get

Verizon’s 5G network is expanding quickly and with nationwide 5G now available, even you might have access to Verizon’s 5G network as long as you have a 5G phone.


Where T-Mobile has 5G


T-Mobile started building a 28GHz or 29GHz high-band mmWave network in the middle of 2019 before following it up with 5G on its 600MHz spectrum. While this lower-frequency 5G isn’t as fast as we’ve seen with mmWave networks, its extensive coverage area makes it more practical for users. Add to that T-Mobile’s future usage of its acquired Sprint 5G spectrum and the T-Mobile 5G network is poised to be one of the most capable in the nation. Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series phones will all support both the low-band and mid-band spectrum with the larger S20 models supporting high-band as well.

Nationwide coverage

T-Mobile already has an interactive 5G coverage map ready to go. The Samsung Galaxy S20 series, as well as the LG V60 5G, are confirmed to work with both the Sprint and T-Mobile 5G network when the time comes. Some older phones will work with both networks such as the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McClaren. Looks for bands n41 and n71

Notably, on June 1, 2020, T-Mobile announced a partnership with carrier GCI in Alaska to provide 5G coverage in Anchorage. This makes T-Mobile the first carrier to have 5G coverage in all 50 states.

Metro by T-Mobile, Mint Mobile, Google Fi, and several other T-Mobile-based prepaid carriers also offer 5G on supported phones. Unlike AT&T and Verizon prepaid carriers, there’s no special plan or additional fees to use it.

Layer cake and 5G SA

T-Mobile’s sub-6 network is on bands n71 and n41 (Sprint) at 600MHz and 2.5GHz, respectively. Its mmWave network is on n260 and n261 at 39GHz and 28GHz. Simply put, a higher frequency has less range and has worse building penetration but much greater potential for high speeds.


In our earlier testing, the raw speed with T-Mobile’s n71 600MHz sub-6 network increases compared to LTE weren’t anything to write home about. The problem is twofold since there is relatively less bandwidth available on this long-range spectrum and that a phone may prefer to connect to a weaker 5G signal over a stronger LTE signal. This puts 5G in a worst-case scenario for head to head speeds.

To improve this, T-Mobile will continue to upgrade more towers with 5G capabilities. One of the most significant developments has been the move to standalone 5G or 5G SA. Earlier deployments of 5G required a connection to LTE to work correctly. This setup could severely limit network responsiveness and coverage. With 5G SA, T-Mobile is reporting around a 30 percent increase in its 5G coverage as well as a 40 percent improvement in latency.

Another upgrade is the added support for n41 2.5GHz 5G. Sprint managed to secure quite a bit of spectrum, so speeds are a decent upgrade over LTE for the most part, but it doesn’t reach nearly as far. Of course, T-Mobile customers with compatible phones and Sprint customers with a Galaxy S20 series phone will be able to access both bands on T-Mobile’s 5G network.

T-Mobile now has 5G active on its 2.5GHz spectrum in over 200 cities with speeds of around 300Mbps peaking close to 1Gbps.

Mid-band 2.5GHz 5G is available in the following cities.

  • Arizona
    • Eloy
  • Arkansas
    • Jacksonville
    • North Little Rock
    • Trumann
  • California
    • Azusa
    • Baldwin Park
    • Citrus
    • Florence-Graham
    • Garden Grove
    • La Puente
    • Los Angeles
    • Monrovia
    • Norwalk
    • Ontario
    • Paramount
    • San Fernando
    • Temple City
    • Walnut Park
    • West Carson
    • Willowbrook
  • Connecticut
    • New Haven
  • Delaware
    • Wilmington
  • Florida
    • Azalea Park
    • Dunedin
    • East Lake-Orient Park
    • Elfers
    • Holiday
    • Inwood
    • Key Vista
    • Longwood
    • Minneola
    • New Port Richey
    • Nokomis
    • Oak Ridge
    • Port Richey
    • Progress Village
    • Ridgecrest
    • Sky Lake
    • Venice
    • Westchase
    • Zephyrhills
  • Georgia
    • Atlanta
    • Dallas
    • Gainesville
    • Grayson
    • Johns Creek
    • Mableton
    • Newnan
    • North Atlanta
    • Riverdale
    • Scottdale
    • Smyrna
    • Winder
  • Illinois
    • Addison
    • Arlington Heights
    • Aurora
    • Batavia
    • Belleville
    • Bellwood
    • Bloomington
    • Bradley
    • Bridgeview
    • Buffalo Grove
    • Burbank
    • Calumet City
    • Carol Stream
    • Champaign
    • Channahon
    • Chicago
    • Chicago Heights
    • Chicago Ridge
    • Cicero
    • Crestwood
    • Dolton
    • Eglin
    • Elk Grove Village
    • Elmwood Park
    • Evergreen Park
    • Forest Park
    • Glendale Heights
    • Granite City
    • Hanover Park
    • Hazel Crest
    • Hoffman Estates
    • Indian Creek
    • Ingalls Park
    • Kankakee
    • Lake Zurich
    • Lansing
    • Lemont
    • Lockport
    • Lombard
    • Lyons
    • Markham
    • Maywood
    • Melrose Park
    • Midlothian
    • Mount Prospect
    • Mundelein
    • Naperville
    • Niles
    • Normal
    • Norridge
    • North Chicago
    • Northlake
    • Oak Lawn
    • Palos Hills
    • Park Forest
    • Paxton
    • Pekin
    • Plainfield
    • Richton Park
    • River Grove
    • Riverdale
    • Romeoville
    • Schaumburg
    • South Chicago Heights
    • Stone Park
    • Streamwood
    • Swansea
    • Tinley Park
    • University Park
    • Urbana
    • Vernon Hills
    • Waterloo
    • Waukegan
    • Wheaton
    • Wheeling
    • Woodridge
    • Worth
  • Indiana
    • Crown Point
    • Evansville
    • Greenwood
    • Hammond
    • Indianapolis city (balance)
    • Lawrence
    • Merrillville
  • Kansas
    • Overland Park
    • Pittsburg
    • Wichita
  • Maryland
    • Crofton
    • Largo
    • Laurel
    • Lochearn
    • Maryland City
    • Melrose
    • Middle City
    • Middle River
    • Parkville
    • Revere
    • Saugus
    • Severn
    • Towson
    • Urbana
  • **Massachusetts
    • Holbrook
    • Waltham
  • Michigan
    • Bangor
    • Center Line
    • Clinton
    • Decatur
    • Eastpointe
    • Inkster
    • Warren
    • Ypsilanti
  • Minnesota
    • Columbia Heights
    • Elk River
    • Hilltop
    • Hopkins
    • Maplewood
    • Minneapolis
    • St. Paul
  • Missouri
    • Black Jack
    • Carthage
    • Charlack
    • Clayton
    • Cliff Village
    • Columbia
    • Dennis Acres
    • Flordell Hills
    • Foristell
    • Grandview
    • Houston Lake
    • Joplin
    • Kirkwood
    • Lake Mykee Town
    • Lawson
    • New Bloomfield
    • Raytown
    • St. Joseph
    • St. Louis
    • University City
    • Warrensburg
  • Nevada
    • Enterprise
  • New Jersey
    • Atlantic City
    • Brooklawn
    • Camden
    • Cliffside Park
    • Clifton
    • Dover
    • East Newark
    • East Orange
    • Echelon
    • Edgewater
    • Elizabeth
    • Elmwood Park
    • Englewood
    • Fair Lawn
    • Fairview
    • Fort Lee
    • Franklin Center
    • Garfield
    • Glen Rock
    • Guttenberg
    • Hasbrouck Heights
    • Hoboken
    • Interlaken
    • Jersey City
    • Kearny
    • Linden
    • Lodi
    • Morristown
    • Newark
    • North Arlington
    • Palisades Park
    • Passaic
    • Paterson
    • Pine Hill
    • Pine Valley
    • Ridgefield
    • Rockaway
    • Roselle
    • Rutherford
    • Secaucus
    • Somerville
    • Totowa
    • Trenton
    • Union City
    • Victory Gardens
    • Wallington
    • Wanamassa
    • West New York
    • Wharton
    • Wood-Ridge
  • New York
    • Amsterdam
    • Babylon
    • Central Islip
    • Copiague
    • East Williston
    • Franklin Square
    • Freeport
    • Garden City
    • Garden City Park
    • Green Island
    • Harbor Isle
    • Hempstead
    • Island Park
    • Lake Mohegan
    • Lindenhurst
    • Long Beach
    • Malverne Park Oaks
    • Middle Island
    • Mineola
    • New York
    • Plainview
    • Shrub Oak
    • South Hempstead
    • Terryville
    • Troy
    • University Gardens
    • West Babylon
    • West Hempstead
    • Williston Park
  • North Carolina
    • Apex
    • Asheville
    • Charlotte
    • Clemmons
    • Concord
    • Cornelius
    • Hendersonville
    • Kernersville
    • Pineville
    • Piney Green
    • Stallings
    • Statesville
    • Valley Hill
    • Vanceboro
    • Winston-Salem
    • Youngsville
  • Ohio
    • Avalon
    • Brooklyn
    • Cincinatti
    • Columbus
    • Finneytown
    • Hamilton
    • Hanover
    • Lancaster
    • London
    • McKees Rocks
    • Monroe
    • Rossmoyne
    • Sandusky
  • Oklahoma
    • Broken Arrow
    • Choctaw
    • Del City
    • Smith Village
  • Oregon
    • Aloha
    • Newberg
    • Sherwood
  • Pennsylvania
    • Aldan
    • Aliquippa
    • Allentown
    • Arnold
    • Beaver
    • Bellmawr
    • Bethlehem
    • Blawnox
    • Brackenridge
    • Braddock
    • Bridgewater
    • Bryn Mawr
    • Chalfant
    • Chester
    • Collingswood
    • Colwyn
    • Darby
    • Duryea
    • East Lansdowne
    • Folsom
    • Kerrtown
    • Lansdowne
    • Levittown
    • Liberty
    • Meadville
    • Millbourne
    • Munhall
    • New Kensington
    • North Braddock
    • Philadelphia
    • Phoenixville
    • Rankin
    • Ridley Park
    • Rutledge
    • Tarentum
    • Upland
    • Verona
    • Whitaker
    • Yeadon
    • Youngstown
  • Rhode Island
    • Woonsocket
  • South Carolina
    • Goose Creek
    • Sangaree
  • Tennessee
    • Berry Hill
    • Franklin
    • Hendersonville
    • Knoxville
    • Lebanon
    • Maryville
    • Oak Ridge
    • Sevierville
    • Shelbyville
  • Texas
    • Bacliff
    • Cloverleaf
    • Dallas
    • Fifth Street
    • Galena Park
    • Houston
    • Jacinto City
    • La Porte
    • Nassau Bay
    • Shenandoah
    • South Houston
    • Stafford
  • Virginia
    • Alexandria
    • Arlington
    • Bailey’s Crossroads
    • Brambleton
    • Broadlands
    • Bull Run
    • Falls Church
    • Hampton
    • Herndon
    • Highland Springs
    • Lake Barcroft
    • Loudoun Valley Estates
    • Manassas
    • Manassas Park
    • Merrifield
    • Newport News
    • Norfolk
    • Richmond
    • Springfield
    • Sudley
    • Tysons Corner
    • Virginia Beach
    • Washington
    • Yorkshire
  • Washington
    • Burien
    • Geneva
    • Monroe
    • Oak Harbor
    • Snohomish
  • Washington D.C.
  • Wisconsin
    • Beloit
    • Milwaukee
    • Neenah
    • South Milwaukee
    • West Allis

Finally, if you’re looking for pure speed, mmWave is the answer but has a range more similar to Wi-Fi than sub-6 5G. With a tower struggling to cover a city block and useless on the far side of a brick wall, it’s better suited to very dense areas and even buildings like stadiums. With the cost of tower installation multiplied by the vast number of towers needed, mmWave is going to take years to build out.


High-band, millimeter-wave coverage is available in parts of these cities.

  • Atlanta
  • Cleveland
  • Dallas
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles
  • New York

What about Sprint and Sprint customers

Sprint has now been rebranded as T-Mobile, but for now, Sprint customers will continue to use the Sprint network. In time Sprint customers will be brought to the T-Mobile network, but it has yet to announce a date when that could happen.

Only Sprint customers with a Galaxy S20 phone are currently able to access 5G from a Sprint plan since these phones have been updated to support T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network. T-Mobile is refarming Sprint’s 5G spectrum for use as part of its network. That means, however, that Sprint customers with an older 5G phone like the Galaxy S10 5G will get kicked back to LTE since the Sprint version doesn’t work with T-Mobile’s network. Sprint’s coverage maps don’t even show 5G anymore.

T-Mobile is allowing customers that are still making payments on Sprint 5G devices like the Galaxy S10 5G, LG V50 ThinQ, or the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G to upgrade to a Galaxy S20 for a discount. T-Mobile is also crediting the customers that purchased the HTC 5G hotspot.

In the long run, T-Mobile will be able to build a fast and robust network with all of that spectrum, but it is a real drag for those that were already using Sprint’s 5G network.

I used T-Mobile’s 5G network, and it’s a whole lot like using its 4G network
5G on T-Mobile: Everything you need to know

T-Mobile 5G

Low and high-band


Available at T-Mobile

Nationwide coverage

T-Mobile is building a nationwide 5G network on low-band and high-band spectrum. It isn’t charging customers any more to get on it. With T-Mobile, all you need is the phone and coverage to get 5G.

Perpaid 5G

Metro by T-Mobile


Available at Metro by T-Mobile

Prepaid 5G is still 5G

Metro by T-Mobile is an MVNO with a big focus on data, and that isn’t changing. Like its big brother T-Mobile, all plans on Metro get 5G for no extra charge.

Where AT&T has 5G


AT&T certainly has one of the most impressive lists of cities with available 5G coverage. AT&T has launched the majority of its 5G network for business use. AT&T started with millimeter wave, or mmWave before the more recent release of the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G alongside its low-band 850Mhz deployment for consumers.

On June 5, 2020, AT&T began using Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) to share portions of the spectrum currently only used for LTE with its 5G network. This will allow towers to use spectrum as needed and provide a smooth transition to 5G without needing to take portions of LTE fully offline. This network has launched in parts of north Texas though it will likely see much more extensive use later in the year.

Interestingly, AT&T now offers 5G roaming in Japan thanks to an agreement with NTT DOCOMO.

If you’re on AT&T and you want to access 5G, you’ll need either the Unlimited Elite or Unlimited Extra plan. While there will likely be some improvement over LTE using this 850Mhz 5G, it’s not going to hit the super-fast speeds we’ve seen with millimeter-wave. Still, the 850Mhz deployment should have much better coverage than mmWave and be faster than 4G LTE. AT&T is adding 5G access to the Unlimited Started plan starting August 7, 2020.

5G is now shown on AT&T’s standard coverage maps which makes it easier than ever to see how far this coverage has made it. It does take a while for these maps to get updated, so check out the entire list for the most up-to-date locations.


On August 21, 2020, AT&T MVNO Cricket Wireless launched 5G support on a few of its plans. 5G is available with Cricket’s top-end unlimited plan as well as its Simply Data plans data-only plans. Cricket is also supporting mmWave with what it’s calling Cricket 5G+. AT&T’s 5G network still isn’t the biggest, but it has had some robust growth over the past months and has a solid coverage map, so you can see if you are covered.

Cities with AT&T 5G service

  • Alabama
    • Anniston
    • Birmingham
    • Dothan
    • Florence
    • Franklin County
    • Gadsen
    • Huntsville
    • Mobile
    • Tuscaloosa
  • Alaska
    • Anchorage
  • Arizona
    • Gila
    • Mohave County
    • Phoenix (mmWave only)
  • Arkansas
    • Clay County
    • Cleburne County
    • Cross County
    • Fayetteville-Springdale
    • Franklin County
    • Fort Smith
    • Little Rock
    • Madison County
    • Ouachita County
    • Polk County
    • Pope County
  • California
    • Alpine County
    • Bakersfield
    • Chico
    • El Dorado County
    • Fresno
    • Kinds County
    • Los Angeles (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Madera County
    • Menlo Park (mmWave only)
    • Modesto
    • Mono County
    • Oakland (mmWave only)
    • Redding
    • Redwood City (mmWave only)
    • Sacramento
    • Salinas
    • San Bruno (mmWave only)
    • San Diego (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • San Francisco (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • San Jose (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • San Luis Obispo
    • Santa Barbara
    • Santa Cruz
    • Santa Rosa
    • Sierra County
    • Stockton
    • Tehama County
    • Vallejo
    • Visalia-Tulare
    • West Hollywood (mmWave only)
    • Yuba City
  • Colorado
    • Colorado Sprints
    • Denver
    • Fort Collins-Loveland
    • Greeley
    • San Miguel County
  • Connecticut
    • Bridgeport
    • Hartford
    • New Haven
    • New London-Norwich
  • Deleware
    • Kent County
    • Wilmington
  • Florida
    • Bradenton
    • Calhoun County
    • Citrus County
    • Collier County
    • Daytona Beach
    • Dixie County
    • Fort Myers
    • Fort Pierce
    • Fort Walton Beach
    • Gainesville
    • Glades County
    • Hamilton County
    • Hardee County
    • Jacksonville (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Jefferson County
    • Lakeland
    • Melbourne
    • Miami (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Miami Gardens (mmWave only)
    • Monroe County
    • Ocala
    • Orlando (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Pensacola
    • Putnam County
    • Sarasota
    • Tallahassee
    • Tampa
    • Walton County
    • West Palm Beach
  • Georgia
    • Albany
    • Athens
    • Atlanta (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Bleckley County
    • Chattooga County
    • Dawson County
    • Early County
    • Hancock County
    • Jasper County
    • Liberty
    • Macon
    • Marion County
    • Warren County
    • Whitfield County
    • Worth
  • Hawaii
    • Maui County
  • Idaho
    • Boise City
    • Boundary County
    • Elmore County
    • Idaho County
  • Illinois
    • Adams County
    • Alton-Granite city
    • Aurora-Elgin
    • Bureau County
    • Champaign-Urbana
    • Chicago
    • Clay County
    • Joliet
    • Mason County
    • Montgomery County
    • Springfield
    • Vermilion County
    • Washington County
  • Indiana
    • Bloomington
    • Brown County
    • Decatur County
    • Elkhart-Goshen
    • Evansville
    • Fort Wayne
    • Gary
    • Huntington County
    • Indianapolis (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Kosciusko County
    • Muncie
    • Newton County
    • Randolph County
    • South Bend
    • Warren County
  • Iowa
    • Sioux City
  • Kansas
    • Brown County
    • Lawrence
    • Topeka
    • Wichita
  • Kentucky
    • Fulton County
    • Lexington-Fayette
    • Louisville (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Mason County
    • Meade County
    • Trimble County
  • Louisiana
    • Baton Rouge
    • Beauregard Parish
    • Caldwell Parish
    • Claiborne Parish
    • Houma-Thibodaux
    • Iberville Parish
    • Lafayette
    • Lake Charles
    • Monroe
    • Morehouse Parish
    • New Orleans (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Shreveport
    • St. James Parish
    • West Feliciana Parish
  • Maine
    • Portland
  • Maryland
    • Baltimore (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Cumberland
    • Frederick
    • Garrett County
    • Hagerstown
    • Kent County
    • Ocean City (mmWave only)
  • Massachusetts
    • Boston
    • New Bedford
    • Springfield
    • Worcester
  • Michigan
    • Alger County
    • Allegan County
    • Battle Creek
    • Benton Harbor
    • Cass County
    • Cheboygan County
    • Detroit (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Flint
    • Jackson
    • Kalamazoo
    • Manistee County
    • Muskegon
    • Newaygo
  • Minnesota
    • Duluth
    • Fargi-Moorhead (North Dakota/Minnesota)
    • Chippewa County
    • Hubbard County
    • Koochinching County
    • Le Sueur
    • Milwaukee
    • Minneapolis
    • St. Cloud
  • Mississippi
    • Jackson
  • Missouri
    • Bates County
    • Callaway County
    • Columbia
    • De Kalb County
    • Joplin
    • Kansas City
    • Leake County
    • Moniteau County
    • Saline
    • Springfield
    • St. Louis
  • Montana
    • Beaverhead County
    • Billings
    • Deer Lodge County
    • Great Falls
    • Lincoln County
    • Mineral County
  • Nevada
    • Lander County
    • Las Vegas (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Reno
    • Storey County
  • New Hampshire
    • Portsmouth
  • New Jersey
    • Atlantic City
    • Hunterdon County
    • Long Branch
    • New Brunswick
    • Ocean County
    • Sussex County
    • Trenton
    • Vineland
  • New Mexico
    • Colfax County
    • Grant County
    • La Cruces
    • Lincoln County
    • San Juan County
    • Santa Fe County
  • New York
    • Albany
    • Binghamton
    • Buffalo
    • Chautauqua County
    • Elmira
    • Glen Falls
    • Jefferson County
    • New York City (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Orange County
    • Otsego County
    • Oxnard
    • Poughkeepsie
    • Rochester
    • Syracuse
    • Utica-Rome
    • Yates County
  • North Carolina
    • Anson County
    • Charlotte (mmWave only)
    • Hickory
    • Raleigh (mmWave only)
  • Ohio
    • Ashtabula County
    • Cincinatti
    • Cleveland (mmWave only)
    • Clinton County
    • Columbiana County
    • Columbus
    • Dayton
    • Hamilton
    • Hancock County
    • Lima
    • Mansfield
    • Mercer County
    • Morrow County
    • Perry County
    • Ross County
    • Sandusky County
    • Springfield
    • Steubenville
    • Tuscawaras County
    • Williams County
    • Youngstown
  • Oklahoma
    • Grant County
    • Oklahoma City (mmWave only)
  • Oregon
    • Clatsop County
    • Eugene-Springfield
    • Lincoln County
    • Medford
    • Portland
    • Salem
    • The Dalles
  • Pennsylvania
    • Allentown
    • Altoona
    • Bedford County
    • Bradford County
    • Crawford County
    • Erie
    • Greene County
    • Harrisburg
    • Huntington County
    • Jefferson County
    • Johnstown
    • King of Prussia (mmWave only)
    • Lancaster
    • Lawrence County
    • Lebanon County
    • Northeast
    • Philadelphia (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Pittsburgh
    • Reading
    • Sharon
    • State College
    • Union County
    • Wayne County
    • Williamsport
    • York
  • Puerto Rico
    • Adjunta Municipality
    • Aguadilla
    • Aibonito Municipality
    • Arecibo
    • Ceiba Municipality
    • Ciales Municipality
    • Mayaguez
    • Ponce
    • Rincon Municipality
    • San Juan
  • Rhode Island
    • Newport County
    • Providence
  • South Carolina
    • Anderson
    • Calhoun County
    • Cherokee County
    • Laurens County
    • Oconee County
  • South Dakota
    • Kingsbury County
    • Marshall County
  • Tennessee
    • Chattanooga
    • Fayette County
    • Giles County
    • Lake County
    • Maury County
    • Memphis
    • Nashville (sub-6 and mmWave)
  • Texas
    • Abilene
    • Amarillo
    • Atascosa County
    • Austin (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Beaumont
    • Brownsville
    • Bryan-College Station
    • Burleson County
    • Chambers County
    • Cherokee County
    • Concho County
    • Corpus Christi
    • Dallas (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Edwards County
    • Fannin County
    • Galveston
    • Houston (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Killeen-Temple
    • Laredo
    • Lubbock
    • Navarro County
    • Newton County
    • Parmer County
    • Runnels County
    • San Antonio (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Sherman-Denison
    • Tyler
    • Victoria
    • Waco (sub-6 and mmWave)
    • Wilson County
  • Utah
    • Beaver County
    • Box Elder County
    • Provo
    • Salt Lake City
  • Virginia
    • Caroline County
    • Danville
    • Frederick County
    • Madison County
  • Washington
    • Bellingham
    • Clallam County
    • Ferry County
    • Kittitas County
    • Okanogan County
    • Olympia
    • Pacific County
    • Richland-Kennewick
    • Seattle
    • Spokane
    • Tacoma
    • Yakima
  • Washington DC
  • West Virginia
    • Charleston
    • Grant County
    • Huntington-Ashland
    • Monongalia County
    • Parkersburg-Marietta
    • Raleigh County
    • Tucker County
    • Wheeling
  • Wisconsin
    • Kenosha
    • Madison
    • Racine
    • Sheboygan
    • Wood County
  • Wyoming
    • Casper
    • Sheridan County

5GE is not 5G

If you have an AT&T phone, you have seen your phone indicate a 5GE connection even if you don’t have a 5G phone or plan that supports 5G. This is because 5GE is not 5G. To deploy 5G, a carrier needs a fast fiber connection to the network and upgraded equipment. A 5GE connection is technically LTE but with the most modern hardware and close to a best-case scenario. You may get speeds faster than typical LTE with 5GE, but the fact of the matter is, it’s just good 4G LTE.

AT&T has stopped advertising this name recently, but some people with LTE phones may still see it pop up in some areas. For what it’s worth, 5GE represents the best of what LTE can do and should be able to deliver great performance.

Real 5G is available in these cities on AT&T. Keep in mind that not all 5G phones support the mmWave network.

5G on AT&T Wireless: Everything you need to know


Coverage 5G


Available at AT&T

Low-band and mmWave working together

AT&T’s 5G network has been playing coverage catchup with its sub-6 rivals but is closing the gap fast and already covers more than 120 million people in the US.

5G devices are becoming more capable with advancements in 5G modems such as the newer X55 modem from Qualcomm that has replaced the X50 as the most capable 5G chip.

5G is one of the more exciting things to happen to wireless networking in years and has the same exhilarating feeling that the move to 3G had. If you are a wireless enthusiast and want an easy way to see how 5G is shaping up worldwide, Ookla, the company famous for its internet speed test, has a map showing new locations as providers send them in.

Update, October 29, 2020: Verizon Ultra Wideband and T-Mobile 2.5GHz cities added.


Google and Qualcomm partner up to support four generations of Android

Over the past year, Google and Qualcomm have been hard at work trying to prolong the life of today’s phones with more software updates. And why shouldn’t they? Smartphones these days are the most powerful they’ve ever been, and more expensive than ever. We should all get as much life out of these devices as possible, and not be restricted due to the lack of OS and security updates.Together the two companies have now announced that all Qualcomm chipsets will support four versions of Android and four years of security updates, starting with the Snapdragon 888.Hold the phone though, because that four generations of Android includes the initial version of the OS your handset ships with. So what this actually means is, your phone will support up to three Android OS updates and up to four years of security updates.If you’re using a Pixel phone or a recent Samsung flagship, not much has changed. Both Google and Samsung have already promised three generations of Android OS updates, but this does add an additional year of security updates to the mix.The real winner here will be low-end and mid-range Android phones, because now all of Qualcomm’s chipsets will support three generations of Android OS updates. However, this in no way guarantees you will receive three OS updates or four years of security updates on your Android device.That responsibility is still solely on the manufacturer of your phone. The only difference being that now the blame cannot be placed on Google or Qualcomm for the lack of updates. Still, this is fantastic news for the Android platform as a whole. All we have to do now is keep the pressure on OEMs to continue updating its lineup of phones at all levels, whether it be a $1000 flagship or a $200 entry-level smartphone.

Nokia 5.4 introduced for €189 with Snapdragon 662

HMD Global has just unveiled their Nokia 5.4 phone coming to Europe. Here is what the phone has to offerInternalsThe Nokia 5.4 packs a Snapdragon 662 backed by either 4 or 6 gigabytes of RAM and 64 or 128 gigabytes of expandable storage.BatteryThe phone has a 4,000mAh battery with Type-C charging, though it’s only 10W. HMD Global claims this device has 2-day battery lifeCameraThe Nokia 5.4 has a total of four cameras with a 48 megapixel main sensor, a 5 megapixel ultra-wide sensor and two 2 megapixel sensors, one being a depth sensor and the other being a macro camera. The front camera is 16 megapixels.FeaturesThe device features a Google Assistant button, a rear fingerprint scanner, and a headphone jack.DesignThe phone looks like a Nokia device, with a nice chin at the bottom for the logo, the fingerprint sensor on the back, and a circular camera module with the flash set to the right of the phone. It sports a 6.39″ HD+ display, and the front camera is set in a punch-hole on the left top side of the screen.The Nokia 5.4 will launch in a Polar Night (blue) color and a purple Dusk color on its polycarbonate body, though Dusk will release later.SoftwareThe Nokia 5.4 launches with Android 10, though it is an Android One device with two years of guaranteed software updates. In addition, HMD Global is guaranteeing three years of security updates.Release and PricingThe Nokia 5.4 in its blue color is launching tomorrow, December 18th in the UK, with the purple color coming in January. It will be priced at €189 for the base model. There is no information about a release in other regions yet.

Stadia is now available on iPhone and iPad

When Stadia first launched one of the most exciting prospects of the service was being able to game anywhere on any screen. Unfortunately, at launch, the service was barely available on a handful of screens, including a very limited number of Android phones.Over the past year, support has grown for Google’s cloud gaming service adding additional Android devices, and now Stadia is finally coming to iOS devices. Starting on December 16, 2020, Stadia Pro and free-tier users can load up their favorite games on an iPhone or iPad using the Safari web browser.Unlike on Android devices, Stadia cannot currently work on the iPhone or iPad via an app. That is due to Apple’s app store policies, which requires even game streaming services to submit every game as a separate app for approval. Not only is that ridiculous for a game streaming app, but it’s also just not feasible. To get around this limitation, Google had to implement the service in Safari as a web app.Porting the Stadia web app to iOS was a super fun project, and we’re really happy with how it turned out. Here’s a video I recorded a few months ago demonstrating we could deliver the complete Stadia experience on Safari, even for an extremely timing-sensitive game like Thumper. pic.twitter.com/TNJEdGTwPF— Justin Uberti (@juberti) December 16, 2020That explains why it has taken so long for Stadia to make its way to iOS devices, but all you need to know is that you can now open Stadia.com on your iPhone or iPad using Safari and get your game on. You can even add a shortcut to the home screen making Stadia only one tap away.This year is truly the year that Stadia has evolved into a somewhat viable gaming platform. Initially, Google’s cloud gaming service launched in a barebones state, but it recently celebrated its one year anniversary in November, and it only continues to improve over time.Most recently, Google ran a promotion giving away free Stadia Premiere bundles with the purchase of Cyberpunk 2077. The promotion was so popular it ended before its original cut off after Google ran out of supplies. Alongside that, Google also enabled the option to live stream to YouTube last week. Plus, this week Ubisoft added support for Ubisoft+ so members can now play 15 of the subscription service’s games on Stadia.

Apple TV Plus is headed to Chromecast with Google TV in early 2021

Google announced on its blog yesterday that Apple TV is coming to Chromecast with Google TV early next year. The announcement comes after Apple Music support was recently added to Google smart speakers and displays last week.With the addition of the Apple TV+ app, Chromecast with Google TV users will have access to award-winning original programming. This includes titles such as The Morning Show, See, Mythic Quest, Ted Lasso, For All Mankind, and many more. As someone who has already watched a handful of these, this is fantastic news. Remember, you’ll also need a subscription to Apple TV+ and that will run you $4.99/month.Additionally, you’ll also be able to access movies and TV shows bought from the Apple store. That means, soon you won’t need multiple dongles and boxes to watch all the great streaming content out there, because Chromecast with Google TV will have you covered with support for every major streaming service.The post doesn’t mention if the app will also come to other Google TV devices out there, such as the popular Nvidia Shield Android TV. However, given that it is an app running on the Google TV platform, I’d be surprised if it isn’t available on all the supported devices.It seems as Apple transitions itself from a hardware company to one focused on services, it’s now opening up its walled garden. Perhaps, the tech giant finally realized that if you want to make the most amount of money, you can’t ignore some of the largest platforms. That’s part of what made Netflix so popular in the early days, its app was available on pretty much every platform imaginable.Unfortunately, there is still one missing piece of the puzzle, Android mobile app support. The blog post makes no mention of support for Android smartphones. That’s more than a little odd, as Apple Music has been on the Play Store for years now. Hopefully, sometime in the near future, we’ll see Apple TV+ make its way to all Android devices.