Forget lags, buffering and jumping when it comes to streaming, downloading, gaming and more. With the arrival of 5G, this will just be a thing of the past! Want to know more about 5G coverage? We cover the key points you need to know, below.

 

What is 5G?
5G is the fifth generation of mobile networking following on from 2G, 3G and 4G. Currently many people will be familiar with 3G and 4G networks but 5G promises to bring faster speeds and increased capacity amongst other things.

Why is it so good?
You can stream more with less buffering, download videos much faster, forget about lags when gaming, receive an overall better service, have better quality video calls and so much more.

How fast is it?
In short – FAST. It’s been reported that in peak times, 5G speeds could be up to 100 times faster than 4G services!

When can I get it?
5G has already been launched! See below for a list of when the UK’s 4 biggest major networks will be launching their 5G service.

 

July 2019
Click here to see if your area is covered by Vodafone 5G

Summer 2019
Click here to see if your area is covered by O2 5G

August 2019
Click here to see if your area is covered by Three 5G

How can I get it?
You will need to have a phone that enables 5G technology. This is something that we will be stocking very soon so keep your eyes peeled!

What are the benefits?

  • Greater Speeds
    5G is expecting to reach speeds up to 100 times faster than 4G and 4G lte speeds
  • Increased Capacity
    It is reported that 5G will be able to cope with greater user capacity and high network demand
  • Reliability
    With greater speeds, capacity, latency and more, we can expect this to be the most reliable service yet

Will I get it on my phone?
Unless you have recently purchased a brand new 5G phone then no. You will need to have a phone that enables 5G standard, it will not work on 4G standard phones. This is something that we will be stocking very soon so keep your eyes peeled!

 

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