03.02.2018Inside Verizon

We review the week. New Samsung Galaxy S9, Mobile World Congress recap with Allie Kline and 2018 #1 Military Friendly Company recognition.

By: Jeremy Godwin

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Earlier in the week, Samsung opened up preorders for its new Samsung Galaxy S9 phone. There were a lot of changes to the new model, but most of them were centered the revamping of its new phone camera. Second, Verizon leaders were at Mobile World Congress this week where they talked 5G, watched new technology reveals, and began to plan for the future. Oath CMO Allie Kline shares a recap. Next, Up To Speed released a new podcast this week that talked about all things 5G. Nicki Palmer and Ed Chan discuss the kind of power and change it can bring to the technology market. And, Verizon was named the 2018 #1 Military Friendly Company recognition.

The stories.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ hands-on: The devil is in the details

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.

Up To Speed podcast: Nicki and Ed talk 5G.

You've heard it in the news. You've seen it in tweets and posts. Is 5G just another buzzword? Not at all - it's revolutionizing the way we think about wireless technology, and is nothing short of the foundation for the 4th industrial revolution.

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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.