Q: How are 5G network rollouts progressing?
Mobile operators are actively deploying 5G across the globe and they will continue to upgrade legacy networks and deploy new 5G infrastructure for several years to come. Most mobile operators publish coverage maps and 5G network availability lookup tools for their respective networks. A useful global resource to track 5G deployments in real time can be found at www.speedtest.net/ookla-5g-map.
Q: Is FirstNet just a mobile service discount program?
FirstNet is a wireless communications platform built by AT&T for first responders and public safety agencies in the United States. While preferred pricing is available to verified eligible subscribers, the primary purpose of FirstNet is ensuring first responders have priority access to reliable and secure wireless networks that allow them fulfill their public safety obligations.