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Qualcomm doubles 5G mmWave range to 2.36 miles for broadband modems

The chipmaker has tested its latest wireless home broadband solution at over twice the distance initially promised, bringing faster service to rural areas.

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T-Mobile touts standalone 5G firsts with top modem and network vendors

The third-place U.S. carrier is preparing to upgrade its 5G network with faster performance, using new 5G chips and tower hardware that doesn’t rely on 4G.