The primary-generation 5G telephones on Dash’s community will solely decide up 4G LTE indicators now.

What you could know

  • T-Cellular has deactivated Dash’s 2.5GHz mid-band 5G community because it continues to re-deploy the spectrum into its built-in 5G community.
  • T-Cellular had began repurposing Dash’s mid-band spectrum in April, quickly after its merger with Dash was closed.
  • Homeowners of first-gen 5G telephones such because the OnePlus 7 Professional 5G and the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G might want to improve to a more recent telephone to have the ability to entry T-Cellular’s new built-in 5G community.

Shortly after T-Cellular accomplished its merger with Dash in April, the 2 carriers started the method of mixing their networks. As a part of that course of, T-Cellular has now shut down Dash’s 2.5GHz mid-band 5G service.

T-Cellular has already re-deployed the brand new 2.5GHz spectrum in New York Metropolis, which is at present the one market the place the provider is providing 5G by combining low-band, mid-band, and mmWave 5G. The two.5GHz spectrum has additionally been re-deployed in components of Chicago, Houston, and Los Angeles.

Dash’s 5G service is now not accessible to clients who’ve older 5G-enabled smartphones just like the Galaxy S10 5G, OnePlus 7 Professional 5G, and the LG V50 ThinQ. If you happen to personal any of those telephones, you’ll have to improve to a more recent 5G telephone that makes use of Qualcomm’s newest Snapdragon X55 5G modem to have the ability to entry T-Cellular’s 5G community. Aside from the Galaxy S20 5G, telephones just like the LG V60 ThinQ and OnePlus eight 5G are additionally appropriate with the Magenta provider’s 5G community.

In a press release despatched to Fierce Wi-fi, a T-Cellular spokesperson mentioned:

We’re working to rapidly re-deploy, optimize and check the two.5 GHz spectrum earlier than lighting it up on the T-Cellular community. Within the meantime, legacy Dash clients with appropriate units can take pleasure in T-Cellular’s nationwide 5G community

5G on T-Cellular & Dash: Every part you could know

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