AT&T decides 4G is now “5G,” starts issuing icon-changing software updates

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on Ars Technica January 7, 2019 at 12:39PM.)

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Welcome to AT&T’s 5G plan, where perception and marketing is all that matters. AT&T is just going to start calling 4G LTE “5G E.” The company started rolling out a software update to several Android phones over the weekend, and what was called “4G” yesterday is now called “5G” today. Through the power of marketing, AT&T now has “5G” in over 400 markets!

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This article and images were originally posted on [Ars Technica] January 7, 2019 at 12:39PM. Credit to the original author and Ars Technica | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

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