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After Verizon, AT&T working with Samsung on 5G-enabled smartphone

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After carrier announced a 5G-enabled with Samsung, has also announced plans to grow its mobile device lineup with a from the South Korean giant in the first half of 2019.

The 5G-enabled will give customers a compatible plan access to the network it plans to introduce before 2018 end.

"5G is going to be about more than just a network. Customers will eventually be able to connect in near real-time to unforeseen possibilities," said David Christopher, of Mobility and Entertainment.

"Together with Samsung, we plan to bring the best in and innovation to our customers. The future we imagine with 5G is just beginning, and it is a great time to be a consumer," he said in a statement late Tuesday.

AT&T is also working with to create America's first manufacturing-focused 5G Innovation Zone.

The goal of the test-bed is to use 5G to enable new and exciting capabilities to better understand the impact of 5G on smart factories.

"We expect that future smart factories will be filled with 5G-connected sensors that can channel about equipment performance, ranging from vibration to noise data," said AT&T.

In September, AT&T selected as one of its suppliers to help AT&T build its mobile and

On Monday, and announced to jointly launch one of the first commercial of 5G-enabled in the US in the first half of 2019.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 09:56 IST
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