But, a spokesperson said more cities would be announced in the coming months.
The first three AT&Tmobile 5G markets will be parts of Atlanta, Dallas and Waco in 2018, the company said today. The company added that it will keep an "aggressive schedule" for rolling out its network.
5G, heralded as the next generation of wireless network technology, is about 10 times faster than 4G, according to experts.
Last June, AT&T said data traffic has increased 250,000 percent on its mobile network since 2007, the year the iPhone was released.
5G will bring faster speeds for customers and help support an explosion of connected devices, from medical equipment to smart thermostats.
While AT&T and Verizon have made some strides with 5G, experts project these networks will launch in 2020. "The faster you get started, the faster you get to scale". Though mmWave spectrum will be used initially, other additional spectrum bands will be followed later.
Other wireless carriers are also racing toward a 5G future. Having said very little about 5G in the lead-up to that proclamation, along with the fact that zero details were delivered in that initial statement, we weren't about to take them seriously until we learned more.
In a press release, AT&T states "AT&T is the only US carrier that's announced plans to deliver this ground-breaking technology to its customers in 2018". In fact, its 5G evolution features have been live on T-Mobile for a few years.
Today (Feb. 20), the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) announced a new outbreak of Salmonella tied to kratom . Some consumers have hailed the drug as a "natural" pain remedy, but some medical experts say it can be unsafe , even deadly.
Mound visits will be limited to six during a nine-inning game, with additional visits available if a game goes to extra innings. Major League Baseball announced Monday their initiatives for the upcoming season to improve the pace of play of games.
The British-born magazine mogul kept her trademark shades ON as she perched next to the Queen , a clear breach of royal protocol. She praised Quinn for "his outstanding craftsmanship for many years" and thanked him for his contribution to British fashion.
Jennifer Aniston apparently reached out to her ex-husband Brad Pitt during the rocky times in her marriage to Justin Theroux . "He had reservations at the time because they still hadn't figured out where they were going to live as a couple".
On the directions of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh , Sidhu would receive the Canadian prime minister at both the places, he said. Here on Tuesday, Shah Rukh Khan and other B-town celebs met Justin Trudeau and his family.
Though Cruz was physically capable of seeing to his own welfare, the report said, he "at times lacks the motivation" to do so. That information was not forwarded to the FBI's Miami office, in what agency officials called a breakdown in protocol.
Russians pound Norway to reach Olympic semis
The delegation said on Tuesday that the result is regrettable, but it could not explain how the substance ended up in his body. The OAR announced the investigation after failing to find evidence of the use of the drug, which was banned in 2016.
Mobile, Ala., police officer killed in line of duty
In July 2017, Billa was interviewed by WALA-TV for a segment on the police force's relationship with community members. The victim of the case, Fonda Poellnitz, was found dead in the middle of the West Ridge Road in Mobile.
Jennifer Lawrence is not taking a year off from acting
I'm eating.' Everybody was like, 'She needs to cover up". "I mean I'm always rude", she teased sarcastically. No pressure, J-Law! "So that became a reality, but it actually wasn't that bad", Jennifer recalled (via ET).
Flu shot linked to preventing heart attacks
They say it doesn't just protect an individual, it protects the larger community because it helps prevent the flu from spreading. The main reason flu has been so widespread this year is because the H3N2 has been the most prevalent strain of the virus.