#1 in awards
30x in a row. – J.D. Power1
When it matters
Stay in touch when it counts.
Let people know you're there, even when you're not, with the network awarded for Network Quality by J.D. Power more times than any other wireless provider.
Know how to go.
With a network tested by RootMetrics across 260,000 miles and 125 metro markets, you can confidently map the fastest route and find your way along the way.
Take work to new frontiers.
With our reliable network on your team, download files, send emails and multitask like a pro when you’re on the go.
Stay connected, even in a crisis.
Our network is designed to withstand extreme conditions. That’s why it’s the #1 choice for first responders—and has been for decades.2
The power to stream, binge, share, repeat.
Post selfies and stream everything from the big game to your kids’ favorite shows with our powerful 5G Ultra Wideband network. It’s 10x faster than 4G LTE. 3
Security fit for you.
Verizon’s Security Dashboard offers personalized tools that help you understand how to protect your personal info and devices from online threats.
Get the best of Verizon with5G Ultra Wideband.
Our 5G network is changing how you experience the world with transformational speed andreliability, so you can do more of what you love on the go.
See Verizon 5G coverage in your area.
Get a movie in minutes
or a song in seconds.5
Console quality gamingon the go with low lag.
Stream or post without theslowdown when connected.
Video andaudio in HD6
Stream or chat without Wi-Fi,and less frozen faces.
Safer thanpublic Wi-Fi
Say goodbye to slow speedsand unsecured networks.
Fast, simple and
No messy wires.
No annual contracts.
Now you can get the performance of 5G Ultra Wideband
for your home and business—without the wired
connections. With a simple, hassle-free setup, you can
even install it yourself. Plus, the price is the price, guaranteed.
Learn more at the links below.
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reliable 5G network
in America,* on us.
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*Most reliable 5G based on most first place rankings in Rootmetrics’ 1H 2022 assessments of 125 metros. Experiences vary. Not an endorsement.
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On your phone.
When you’re on the go,
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keep you connected.
In your home.
Bring the power of 5G home.
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At your business.
Run your business at the
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We’ve got answers.
5G is the 5th generation of mobile technology – the next step that will eventually replace 4G throughout the world. The move to 5G is to give consumers and businesses a faster, more responsive and overall more powerful experience. What does that mean in real terms? Uploading pictures, or videos faster, even in crowded areas when 4G can’t handle the load. It also means downloading is quicker. For home internet, it means replacing fiber-optic cable with a faster wireless connection that comes right through your wall or window.
There are many benefits to using 5G Ultra Wideband
1) Up to 10x faster than what you have now. So all your downloads take a fraction of the time – get a movie in minutes, or a song in seconds.*
2) Faster and safer than public Wi-Fi. So you can say goodbye to slow speeds when you need to get online, on the go. Be your own hotspot and stop worrying about hackers or snoopers.**
3) Video and audio in HD. So you can stream video and video chat without Wi-Fi, with fewer frozen faces from your family or coworkers.***
4) Built for places where people can use their phones at the same time. So you can stream, share, post and work without being slowed down by everyone around you when connected.
5) Console quality gaming on your phone. So you can game on the go with low lag.*****
When you’re not in a 5G Ultra Wideband coverage area, you may still get a great network experience with 5G Nationwide, in addition to our award-winning 4G LTE network.
*5G Ultra Wideband available in select areas. Comparison is to median Verizon 4G LTE speeds.
Download speeds may vary depending upon network and coverage conditions, and content optimization
for 5G Ultra Wideband
**Public Wifi speeds from March 2021 based on Opensignal independent analysis of measurements recorded during the period December 19, 2020 – March 19, 2021 © Opensignal Limited.
***HD availability may depend on the specific Verizon data plan in which a customer is enrolled.
*****Lag dependent upon 5G spectrum used.
Verizon offers two types of 5G service: 5G Ultra Wideband and 5G Nationwide. 5G Ultra Wideband is
Verizon’s highest performing 5G. Our 5G Ultra Wideband network uses high band (mmWave) and mid-band
(C-band) spectrum to deliver a top-of-the-line 5G experience. 5G Ultra Wideband provides game-changing
benefits, like speeds up to 10x faster than what you have now.
5G Nationwide is the everyday 5G available across the country. It uses a low-band spectrum to provide great coverage with performance comparable to our award-winning 4G LTE, and is only getting better over time.
By deploying both technologies together alongside 4G, customers get an excellent, reliable network experience around the country.
Verizon is constantly expanding their 5G coverage. 5G Ultra Wideband has also been especially deployed in crowded locations so people can stream and share when connected, like in arenas, airports, and downtown cities and towns. We also provide 5G Nationwide service in over 2,700 markets. To see our current 5G coverage map, showcasing the cities and towns with 5G Nationwide and 5G Ultra Wideband, visit https://www.verizon.com/coverage-map/.
To get Verizon 5G, you need a 5G enabled phone. Verizon has a wide selection of 5G smartphones and
devices including the newest Apple iPhone, Google Pixel, and Samsung Galaxy
Then, you need to select a 5G phone plan that works for you. To get our 5G Ultra Wideband network and our 5G Nationwide network, choose from our best Unlimited plans (5G Play, 5G Do, 5G Get More). All other plans only include 5G Nationwide. Not all 5G devices are compatible with 5G Ultra Wideband and a software update (when available) may be required.
You can see the full selection of 5G phones by visiting https://www.verizon.com/5g/phones/, and the full selection of 5G plans by visiting https://www.verizon.com/plans/unlimited/
C-Band is mid-band wireless spectrum that is now part of Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network. C-band is a widely used mid-band spectrum that allows for increased mobility and increased bandwidth across compatible devices, where available. This will allow for expanded mobility and broadband services to millions more consumers and businesses. C-band spectrum provides a valuable middle ground between capacity and coverage for 5G networks, and will enable high speeds and expanded coverage for both mobility, home broadband and business internet solutions.
5G is the next “generation” of wireless technology. It runs on a different frequency spectrum than 4G, which means users can experience new benefits. Just as 3G & 4G enabled new experiences like texting, video chatting, location-aware apps, high-res photo sharing, and music and video streaming, we’re just at the beginning of seeing what 5G will do.
Our 4G LTE network covers more than 2.68 million square miles, 327 million people and over 99% of the U.S. population — and continues to expand. Verizon has been named the most awarded wireless company for network quality by J.D. Power 27 consecutive times. And Verizon has been the most awarded carrier in the history of the RootScore report.*
We're proud of the reputation and the awards that we've earned. But we're even prouder that they demonstrate the proof that we've built a network that really works for you.*
*Verizon Wireless received the lowest rate of reported problems in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Study of customers' perceptions of network performance with wireless carries. Visit jdpower.com/awards. "Most awarded" based on RootMetrics® RootScore® Reports: 2H 2013 - 2H 2021 . Tested with best commercially available smartphones on 3 national mobile networks across all available network types excl. C-Band. Not a specific finding as to 5G networks. Experiences may vary. RootMetrics awards are not an endorsement of Verizon.
Based on 9.15.2019 U.S. Census population data.
Verizon offers the latest and most sophisticated 5G smartphones, laptops, tablets and accessories from leading manufacturers such as Samsung, Apple, Motorola and more.
Verizon 5G Edge is a mobile edge computing platform available for businesses. It was designed to enable developers to build applications for mobile end-users and wireless edge devices with ultralow latency. By bringing AWS cloud services at the edge of Verizon’s 5G network, Verizon is bringing the cloud closer to mobile end users and connected devices, which will unlock a wide range of transformative applications. For example, 5G Edge might enable AI IOT applications and other new technologies to fight fraud, power humanized assistants, speed up loan transactions, shorten settlement cycles, and accelerate market forecasting, buying and selling.
Yes, all currently offered prepaid plans include 5G Nationwide access. Additionally, 5G Ultra Wideband is now available in parts of many major cities including Los Angeles, Denver, Phoenix, Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Boston, New York, Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia and more.
The newest Apple and Android devices can connect to 5G Ultra Wideband. These include the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, the Samsung Galaxy S21 series and Samsung Fold 3 and Flip 3 with more to come. When purchasing devices, look for both high and mid band capable features to enjoy our expanded coverage. OEM Software updates may be required to enable new technologies.
Verizon is #1 for Network Quality in the Northeast (tied), Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, North Central, West regions. Verizon has also received the highest number of awards in network quality for the 30th time as compared to all other brands in the J.D. Power 2003-2022 Volume 1 and 2 and 2023 Volume 1 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Studies. Network Quality measures customers’ satisfaction with their network performance with wireless carriers. For J.D. Power 2023 award information, visit jdpower.com/awards for more details.
- Based on analysis by Verizon of Ookla® Speedtest Intelligence® data for Verizon 5G UWB median download speeds vs Verizon 4G LTE median download speeds, Q4 2022.
- Based on quarterly third-party wireless voice market share data, Q4 2022.
- Comparison is to median Verizon 4G LTE speeds.
- Download speeds may vary depending upon network and coverage conditions, and content optimization for 5G Ultra Wideband.
- HD availability may depend on the specific Verizon data plan in which a customer is enrolled.