Verizon launches 5G home Internet with 300Mbps speeds

"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.

Bradley snaps six-year win drought to capture BMW crown
Woods took away any suspense of getting back to the Tour Championship for the first time since 2013. Rose trails Bryson DeChambeau , who won the first two playoff events, in the FedEx Cup standings.

Trump’s visit to Ireland postponed due to ‘scheduling reasons’
President Donald Trump walks to Marine One while departing the White House in Washington, U.S., September 6, 2018. He said: "It will be controversial because everything Donald Trump does these days is controversial".

Hurricane Florence Strengthens, Poses Major Threat to Southeast and Mid-Atlantic
Hurricane Isaac is holding steady at Category 1 strength as it moves in the open Atlantic near the Lesser Antilles. Considering Hurricane Florence is only growing stronger, let's just hope that these rainstorms are all we get.

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.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen and big price
Sep 12, 2018 - 13:32
The new iPhones will still use Lightning, and what's odd about that is that Apple will continue to ship them with a 5W charger. What are you hoping that Apple announces tomorrow above anything else? Don't expect Apple to squander its advantage so fast.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Thousand of Russians arrested at mass riots against retirement-age increase
Sep 12, 2018 - 13:16
Navalny didn't take part in the protests, as he's now serving a 30-day sentence for violating public demonstration laws. Protests organised by the Communist Party were held across Russian Federation earlier this month.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Marco Asensio hails Spain after Croatia thrashing
Sep 12, 2018 - 12:58
Spain coach Luis Enrique Martínez was delighted with his team's 6-0 win over Croatia on Tuesday in the Nations League . Enrique took over Spain after the team's elimination against Russian Federation in the round of 16 of the World Cup.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top England players rip into each other during heated half-time inquest against Switzerland
Sep 12, 2018 - 10:42
While both sides will feel they could've been ahead at the break, it was Switzerland's Yann Sommer who was the busier of the two goalkeepers.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Hurricane Florence grows to Category 4; evacuations ordered
Sep 12, 2018 - 04:53
The overall track remains consistent with a potential landfall from Wilmington, North Carolina to Nags Head, North Carolina. Storm surge and hurricane watches may be issued Tuesday morning for portions of southeastern USA states, the NHC said.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'Monster' Hurricane Florence to pound U.S. Southeast for days
Sep 12, 2018 - 04:30
The governors of North Carolina and Virginia have announced mandatory evacuations of hundreds of thousands more in their states. And the storm surge , which could be as much as 12 feet in some areas, will be on top of sea level rise from climate change.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Obama speaks at rally for Democratic congressional candidates in California
Sep 11, 2018 - 19:17
Obama's campaign activity will continue through October and will include fundraising appearances, according to an Obama adviser. Launching an unprecedented attack on Trump and his policies , Obama said: "It did not start with Donald Trump .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Apple insider betrays nearly every launch set for new iPhone event
Sep 11, 2018 - 18:32
The upgrades will mark the most-significant changes to the Apple Watch since the product was launched in 2014. Last year, Apple previewed a charging mat called AirPower, but never mentioned it again.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top International court says it is undeterred after Bolton threatens US sanctions
Sep 11, 2018 - 18:19
His main objection is the notion that the ICC could have higher authority than the USA constitution and United States sovereignty. Bolton did not clearly specify why the Trump administration chose to withdraw support from the ICC today.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Nicki Minaj breaks her silence on Cardi B fight
Sep 11, 2018 - 15:20
The "Bed" rapper responded to Cardi's accusations on Monday, saying: "I would never discuss anyone's child". After the fight, Cardi B posted on Instagram to accuse Minaj of "talking s**t" about her parenting skills.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Dez Bryant Trolls Cowboys After Week 1 Loss
Sep 11, 2018 - 15:14
The 29-year-old also appeared to have little sympathy for Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan after a hard outing for his offence.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Florence regains hurricane strength, on track to hit U.S. East Coast
Sep 11, 2018 - 13:25
Some ships will stay behind because they're undergoing maintenance and may be tied down with additional mooring and storm lines. Large swells generated by Florence are already affecting Bermuda and portions of the East Coast and will continue this week.

Hurricane Florence: EXTREME rainfall and FORCEFUL winds threaten US East Coast
Sep 11, 2018 - 08:11
The US military said it was sending an advance team to Raleigh , North Carolina , to coordinate with federal and state partners. The last Category 4 storm to hit the Carolinas was Hugo, which barreled into Charleston, South Carolina , in 1989.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Devin Booker to miss six weeks after hand surgery
Sep 11, 2018 - 07:40
The Phoenix Suns are hoping to climb out of the league's cellar and begin on the road to becoming a contender this season. Booker has averaged more than 22 points per game in each of the past 2 seasons for Phoenix.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Fuel Prices Increased. Left declares Bharat Bandh on Monday
Sep 11, 2018 - 07:18
This means that an rise in fuel prices would increase tax revenues that are due to state governments. In Mumbai, Petrol & Diesel prices are Rs.87.77 per litre & Rs.76.98 per litre, respectively.