T-Mobile will parade 5G around the States on the back of a semi-truck

T-Mobile will parade 5G around the States on the back of a semi-truck
The 5G hype train is gaining speed, but T-Mobile decided to use another vehicle to pump us up – a truck. The company revealed its traveling exhibition yesterday during an event at its national technology lab in Bellevue, Washington.

The mobile showroom, called “The Tech Experience Truck”, will educate guests not only about the benefits of 5G for their smartphones, but also highlight a future where cities are “smart” and everything is connected with the super high-speed, low-latency wireless connection. The event space will have Virtual and Augmented Reality setups for people to try them out and presentations that showcase future applications of the technology.

According to T-Mobile, 5G will “transform the world we live in”, so if you want to get a glimpse of the transformation the carrier is envisioning, you should go check it out when it’s in a town near you. The truck will be touring the continental United States for the next 12 months and you can follow its movement using #TMobileTechTruck on social media websites.



At the same event, T-Mobile opened for the public its permanent innovation center at its Launch Pad lab in Bellevue, Washington. Inside the same building where the company’s engineers are working to make the promised future a reality, visitors will be able to learn about and test for themselves 5G-powered technologies. The Tech Experience center will offer some additional experiences from what you will find on the truck, such as a race-driving simulator and other interactive booths.

T-Mobile already announced the first cities that will get 5G, but to actually use it, consumers will have to wait until smartphones and devices capable of using the new technology show up in stores.

source: T-Mobile via TMoNews

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3 Comments

1. baldilocks

Posts: 1545; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

How about getting ANY signal with T-Mobile outside of a city or town. Their lack of coverage will keep me away from them.

2. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 970; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

I agree. Their coverage and speed where I live is a joke. 2 bars at best and less than 1Mbps on their "LTE".

3. MartyK

Posts: 1043; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

How about parading some Android messenger RCS for Pixels phones!

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