Read breaking news and company announcements on Verizon 4G & 5G wireless networks and Fios (fiber-optics) network build plans.

Internet of Things

Verizon’s Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Network is now available coast-to-coast covering more than 92% of the US population.

Multi-Access Edge Computing

Verizon achieved full virtualization of baseband units taking a major step towards edge computing and network slicing.


Since the start of 2019, the Verizon network team has been deploying the latest technologies and advancements to create better network experiences for our customers.


Verizon is now accepting submissions for its "Built on 5G Challenge," a nationwide search for the best products, services and apps that will bring the true power of 5G to life.

City of San Diego

San Diego Mayor Faulconer & Verizon announce multi-million dollar agreement to accelerate small cell, fiber and smart city deployments


Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network is the first commercial 5G network in the world that works with a 5G smartphone.


Verizon Digital Media Services to launch new platform capabilities, including 4k encoding, multi-CDN, quality of service, and tighter integration with partners at NAB Show 2019.

Rural Broadband

Fios, Verizon’s 100% fiber optic network is now available in parts of Schenectady, and Washington counties, New York.


Today, RootMetrics – the nation’s most rigorous and scientific network testing organization – once again found Verizon’s network undefeated in all six categories tested.*


Verizon engineers cut latency in half using edge computing (MEC)