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ukguy183
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When is 5g coming to virgin mobile?

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no time soon. it will be years before VM ever see it. the main networks will keep it for themselfs first

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Before 5G services are even rolled out the network has to be built, which means an awful lot of cells. It will be years before 5G becomes widespead.

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and even when it does it needs a wired network to support the speeds. Do you really think you'll ever see 1GBPS+ in real world uses.

10,000 devices connected at time... What speed will need to be installed to each tower.

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@ukguy183 wrote:

When is 5g coming to virgin mobile?


I can't quite work out which service VM would be keen to get first... 5G data to tie in with their fixed broadband, or 4G voice calling.

They're reliant on their wholesale agreement with EE for both, though. That is up for renewal in 2021.

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