T-Mobile has released a beta version of a 5G network for developers, reports Telecoms Tech News. Initially, the beta will enable developers to boost the performance of video calling applications by providing optimized network conditions, consistent uplink and downlink speeds, lower latency and increased reliability.
The use of video calling apps has grown over the past few years, especially during the pandemic when telecommuting became a mainstream model and communication between people became online.
The company intends to extend the beta to Android developers later this year.
Interested developers, regardless of size, can sign up for the beta through T-Mobile’s DevEdge developer platform. Developers in the Seattle area will have the added benefit of joining T-Mobile engineers at the 5G Hub to test and validate this cutting-edge capability in their applications.
T-Mobile plans to expand network coverage to 300 million people by the end of the year.