Verizon Claims 5G Will Help Fight Cancer. Experts Say That’s Not Likely
5G is not magic, and experts say the wireless technology is not likely to revolutionize hospitals.
American Cell Phone Carriers Are Terrible and 5G Isn't Magically Going to Save Us
The US lost the race to fast, affordable 4G. The wireless industry now wants the public to believe that 5G will be a silver bullet.
Wireless Carriers Make It Clear: You’re Going to Pay More For 5G
American consumers pay some of the highest prices in the world for 4G mobile data. Don’t expect that to change with 5G.
5G May Never Live up to the Hype
5G will provide faster speeds to urban users, but cost and widespread availability could remain stumbling blocks for many years to come.
5G Wireless Rekindles Decades-Old Fight Over Cellular Health Risks
A California city has recently banned 5G cellular towers over health risks. But many say the science is shaky and the threat overhyped.
The ‘Race to 5G’ Is Just Mindless Marketing Bullshit
Buried beneath the hype around 5G rests a growing sense that wireless carriers are aggressively over-selling the technology’s potential.
The Alt-Right Thinks 5G Network Plans Are a Deep State Conspiracy Spearheaded By Google
Conspiracy theorists say they've found evidence that Google is involved in the already-abandoned plan to build a nationalized 5G network.
Everything You Need to Know About a Nationalized 5G Wireless Network
The proposal stirred a lot of controversy after Axios published a memo and presentation on this idea this weekend.
The 5G Network Probably Won’t Be Good Enough for Self-Driving Cars
Car-to-car meshnets could enable self-driving cars where there’s no internet.
Why Closing The Digital Divide Might Mean Skipping Wi-Fi Altogether
The biggest problem with wireless data is the price of subscriptions.
5G Survives a Critical Test: The Backcountry
Engineers take millimeter-wave wireless into the wilds of southern Virginia.
Open Internet Advocates Claim Victory in Europe Net Neutrality Fight
The EU’s top telecom authority issues robust new guidelines following 500,000 comments.