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This research note covers radio network topics coming out of AT&T’s October 2016 Analyst Summit. Specifically this report looks at AT&T's plans around its AirGig, 5G, and LTE networks.


  • AirGig isn't broadband over powerline. In fact, it is very different from broadband over powerline.

Features and Benefits

  • Gain insights into what AT&T expects its early 5G network will be.
  • Learn what technologies AT&T plans to use to improve its current LTE network.

Key questions answered

  • What will AirGig be used for?
  • What does AT&T see its early 5G network being like?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • AT&T mixes both enthusiasm and vagueness when outlining plans for AirGig
  • AT&T continues to dial down the 5G hype
  • LTE-Advanced is the next stage of AT&T's 4G network


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