AT&T to put 5G E logo on certain phones receiving an LTE signal

Remember when HSPA+ was considered to be 4G? Well AT&T is repeating itself by putting a 5G E indicator on some of its smartphones, even if the device is not receiving 5G signals. In fact, the presence of the 5G E logo merely indicates that the handset in question is connected to AT&T’s 5G Evolution service. Launched back in April 2017 with the promise of providing up to twice the data speeds of its 4G LTE network, 5G Evolution is not really 5G service.
5G Evolution uses 4G LTE towers equipped with speed enhancing tools like 4×4 MIMO, which allows the use of …

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