When was devising its plans to build its 5G network, it consulted with Marie-Antoinette who said, “Let us use cake.” So the nation’s second-largest carrier created what it calls the layer cake approach to 5G. The low-band 600MHz signals make up the foundation of the cake and are used to provide nationwide 5G. These signals travel over far distances making them perfect for the bottom layer.
The middle of the cake is comprised of the mid-band 2.5GHz airwaves acquired in the Sprint acquisition. Covering “Metro” areas of the country, the mid-band layer is very important …