Verizon launches 5G home Internet with 300Mbps speeds

Verizon 5G Home

"Verizon 5G Home is ideal for consumers looking to "cut the cord" or upgrade from their current cable service".

Verizon will begin rolling out the service, called Verizon 5G Home, initially in four cities: Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento.

The company is promising "typical networks speeds" of 300Mbps with peak speeds of 1Gbps thanks to its extensive fiber-based backhaul, extensive cell coverage and large holdings of millimeter wave spectrum for maximum bandwidth - all part of Verizon's neatly packaged 5G Ultra Wideband Network. And best of all, there will be no data caps... Those prices include taxes and fees, and the service does not require an annual contract. Verizon says it will expand 5G broadband internet to additional cities, but didn't provide a time frame.

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You've likely heard the term a lot recently, but what is 5G?

Existing Verizon Wireless customers with a "qualifying smartphone plan" that live in one of these markets will be able to sign up for Verizon 5G Home at a cost of $50 per month starting September 13at 8am EST by visiting FirstOn5G.com. The freebies don't stop there, though, as Verizon is also giving early 5G adopters three free months of YouTube TV as well as their choice of a free Chromecast or Apple TV. Good question. Simply put, 5G networking is the next major evolution of mobile wireless technology. "We're opening access to our 5G network because we believe the next-generation solutions that will ride on it will be the result of collaboration and innovation by an entire ecosystem of developers".

Yesterday Verizon announced that they will be expanding their 5G labs to Los Angeles, Washington DC, Palo Alto, California, and Waltham, Massachusetts.

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