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T-Mobile expands mid-band 5G; Verizon adds 5G FWA markets

As U.S. carriers invest in both 5G network expansions and new services built on the network, both T-Mobile US and Verizon made announcements today with the former lighting up its 2.5 GHz spectrum in 121 additional markets and the latter using its millimeter wave 5G network to provide fixed wireless access home internet service in two new markets.

T-Mobile has in place nationwide standalone 5G using its 600 MHz spectrum, and is adding a nice mix of coverage and capacity by layering in 2.5 GHz 5G using spectrum that came with the Sprint merger.

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