Sprint Builds its 5G Clout Through Open Source, NYU Affiliation

Other than a 5G technology trial held a year ago in conjunction with the 2016 Copa America Centenario soccer competition, Sprint has been fairly quiet about its 5G plans — until now. Over the course of the past few weeks, Sprint said it will deploy 5G commercially in 2019, it revealed details of an open source project it has started with Intel to scale the user plane for 5G, and it announced it will work with NYU Wireless on 5G research projects.

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