02.27.2018Inside Verizon

Hans Vestberg shares a Mobile World Congress update, a new Up To Speed 5G-centered podcast and first look at the new Galaxy S9.

By: Jeremy Godwin

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Hans Vestberg is in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest gathering for the mobile industry. Hans shares an update and chats about 5G — he says that the United States and parts of Asia are in front of the pack when it comes to getting 5G technology to market. Next, in the new Up To Speed podcast, Nicki Palmer and Ed Chan talk about 5G and how it can impact the future. Last, Samsung shows off its new Samsung Galaxy S9 and reveals its new features.


The stories.

The U.S. and parts of Asia are "really ahead" on 5G, Hans Vestberg said.

Up to Speed is a podcast series by Verizon, featuring stories on how technology and the people behind it are building the future. In our latest Up To Speed podcast, Network and Technology leaders Nicki Palmer and Ed Chan talk 5G.

Getting to know the Galaxy S9 is like unwrapping a present you think you've already opened. On the surface, it looks familiar, but once you peel back the layers, you'll notice the contents are new.


About the author(s): 

Jeremy Godwin is a member of the Verizon Corporate Communications team, and a regular host of Up to Speed. He's the team's resident tech geek and media junkie. You can connect with Jeremy on Twitter, @jergo.