At the end of last month, Verizon said that it would start bringing 5G into the home with its residential 5G broadband coming to five markets in the second half of next year. Big Red will be using millimeter-wave technology, which has a number of issues. The signals require a clear line-of-sight, and do not penetrate buildings that well. Verizon VP of network support Mike Haberman says that Verizon is using beam-forming technology to workaround those limitations, and the carrier was able to achieve a gigabit link even at distance of 2,000 feet.
T-Mobile, on the other hand, has been focusing …