AT&T is rolling out (restricted) 5G in (elements of) New York Metropolis


Each Verizon and Dash have been promising 5G protection within the nation's largest metropolis for a while. AT&T stated this morning, nonetheless it's starting to do exactly that. The most important subscriber supplier in america introduced restricted availability of 5G protection in New York Metropolis.

The standard not-so-fine print applies to the information this morning. The service is restricted to enterprise customers at launch – and solely accessible in a restricted variety of areas. In different phrases, don’t stroll or purchase a 5G phone in case you are an AT&T buyer within the 5 boroughs.

On the plus facet, 5G + is the actual deal, not like the deceptively talked about 5GE that got here earlier than it. And AT&T is pretty clear in regards to the restricted nature of the rollout.

"As a densely populated world enterprise and leisure hub, New York Metropolis advantages significantly from entry to 5G, and we had been completely satisfied to introduce the service right here," stated Amy Kramer, president of New York in a launch. "Though our preliminary availability in NYC on the launch is a restricted introduction, we wish to work intently with the town to broaden protection to extra neighborhoods within the 5 boroughs."

Per CNET, the rollout is presently restricted to a small a part of Manhattan, together with "in and round East Village, Greenwich Village and Gramercy Park." Enterprise customers have entry to the service through the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G within the Enterprise Limitless Most well-liked subscription of the courier.

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