According to Verizon VP of Technology Planning and Development, Bill Stone this test happened in New York City. This is all part of Verizon’s efforts to lay the foundation for their 5G network to come. Network speeds of 1.45 Gbps down will help make the transition to 5G easier.
Next week Verizon is rolling out their 5G network in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento.
“’First On 5G’ Members get early access to Verizon 5G Home and are first in line for new services, including 5G mobility,” said Tami Erwin, Verizon’s wireless operations leader. “You want an opportunity to cut the cord with your cable company? Now you can cut the cord and go cable free, while getting fast, reliable home internet service over the hottest new technology.”
Here is what comes with the service:
- Free white glove installation and equipment. You get professional installation and set-up of all Wi-Fi devices, as well as a free router and router upgrades as they become available in 2019.
- 5G Mobile devices. You get the ability to be first in purchasing new 5G mobile devices as soon as they hit the market in your area.
- 5G Dedicated service. You get dedicated 5G expert representatives providing world-class support.