AT&T’s faster millimeter wave 5G network launches on March 6th with the S20 Plus and Ultra

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AT&T is finally making its faster, mmWave 5G network — which it calls “5G Plus” — available to customers this Friday, alongside the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus and S20 Ultra. The launch marks the first time that customers will be able to access both the sub-6GHz and mmWave portions of AT&T’s network.

The mmWave launch comes just a few months after AT&T opened up access to its sub-6GHz 850MHz network back in December 2019. AT&T’s mmWave network has technically been available for months, but access has been limited to select commercial partners until now.

The newly available high-band network promises even faster speeds than AT&T’s existing low-band offerings, with the carrier promising peak download speeds of over 2Gbps….

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