Verizon customers in four cities are officially getting 5G-based Internet service today

Verizon became the first major ISP to launch 5G home internet service yesterday. Itís a major step on the road to making 5G a reality, but if youíve ever in your life interacted with an internet provider, youíre probably at least a little bit skeptical: is this really 5G? The answer is sort of. In a phone call yesterday, Verizonís chief technology architect, Ed Chan, said that the newly launched home 5G service uses a number of technologies that have been deemed a part of 5G. Most important among those is the use of millimeter wave, the radio waves that will be the backbone of 5G connections. Millimeter wave connections work over a much shorter distance, but theyíre far faster, enabling Verizon to deliver gigabit speeds wirelessly. But... Continue reading…

Verizon customers in four cities are officially getting 5G-based Internet service today

The in-home broadband service marks the company's first foray into a next-gen technology.

Mon 1 Oct 18 from The Washington Post

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Fri 5 Oct 18 from Arstechnica

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Tue 2 Oct 18 from Extremetech

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Mon 1 Oct 18 from CNET

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Mon 1 Oct 18 from CNET

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Verizon is making good on its promises to roll out 5G across the US this year. The company opened up pre-orders for its 5G wifi service in September, but now the "5G Home" plan is open to the ...

Mon 1 Oct 18 from Techspot

Can wireless challenge cable for home internet service?

Verizon's 5G at Home service will start in parts of Houston, Los Angeles, Sacramento, California, and Indianapolis.

Mon 1 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

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