AT&T Inc has begun tests in a non-US location and Georgia state to give Internet with high speed over power lines. This data was provided by the No. 2 wireless provider to the media in an interview this week. This marked its newest effort to provide quicker broadband service to more users.
AT&T plans to ultimately give speeds quicker than the 1 gigabit each second that user can presently receive via fiber Internet service employing airwaves of high frequency that travel all along power lines. While the Georgia test is in a rural region, the service might probably be deployed in cities and suburbs, the firm claimed to the media in a statement.
“We believe this product is ultimately the one that might really serve anywhere close to a power line,” claimed senior vice president of wireless network design and architecture at AT&T, Marachel Knight, to the media in an interview. She claimed that AT&T chose a global test location in part due to the fact that the market opportunity expands further than the United States.
AT&T claimed that it had no timeline for profitable deployment and that it might look to extend tests as it designs the tech. “Probably, it can be a actually a huge deal,” claimed an analyst at Recon Analytics, Roger Entner, to the media in an interview. “You require the power firm to play ball with you. That is the disadvantage.”
The biggest wireless carrier of the U.S., Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T have also been trialing 5G Internet services in which the concluding leg of the link is delivered through a radio signal to houses employing airwaves of high frequency dubbed as millimeter wave spectrum. In November Verizon claimed that it might roll out the quicker broadband service in 3 to 5 markets of the U.S. in 2018.