Ultra Friday feels.
All the latest Ultra news. Plus, BlueJeans + Glass, and Colorado wildfire relief.
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On today’s episode of Up To Speed Live, host Diana Alvear shared all of the news of a very exciting week at Verizon.
Here comes Ultra!!!!
All eyes were on Verizon on Tuesday when CEO Hans Vestberg announced that we’re officially turning on C-band later this month. That means the power of Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband will soon be coming to 100 million people in the U.S.. We’re excited about accelerating our wireless broadband rollout around the nation with 5G Home Internet and 5G Business Internet, while at the same time offering our best Unlimited plans for home, phone and business.
To celebrate, we debuted the 5G Ultra Show featuring big stars like Elizabeth Banks and Terry Crews, not to mention the biggest star of all — our 5G Ultra Wideband. We kicked things off by hearing from Verizon Business Group CEO Tami Erwin, Verizon Consumer Group CEO Manon Brouillette, Chief Technology Officer Kyle Malady and Marketing Chief Marketing Officer Diego Scotti. Hans spoke about the fundamentals of our business and our growth targets for the year.
If you would like to purchase your own Ultra t-shirt like Diana was sporting today, find all of the details here. $5.00 of every sale of the 5G Ultra Campaign Launch T-shirt is donated to the VtoV Employee Relief Fund.
Get the Inside Verizon app ASAP
If you missed The Ultra Show, you’re not too late. The best way to enjoy it and everything else related to Verizon news is to download the Inside Verizon app. It’s the perfect place to watch when and where you like, and get lots of Inside Verizon extras. Get the app through the Apple App store and Google Play store.
New Galaxy news
Samsung fans, get ready: The Galaxy S21 FE 5G is coming to Verizon. It includes all the great features of the Galaxy S21 series in a fancy Fan Edition available at a more affordable price. Even better? You can trade in a qualifying phone on select Unlimited plans and save up to $700. Get your Galaxy S21 FE 5G starting next Tuesday, January 11.
BlueJeans + Glass
BlueJeans Meetings now comes preloaded on Glass Enterprise Edition 2 devices. This allows a combination of Google Pixel, Glass Enterprise Edition 2 and BlueJeans Meetings to unleash new, hands-free ways to visualize the world. And for a limited time, customers can get up to $700 off Glass Enterprise Edition 2 when purchased with a Pixel 6. We will share more on this news in a few weeks when the glasses are available for purchase.
Relief for Colorado wildfire victims
Last weekend, wildfires devastated communities in and around Boulder, Colorado. Tuesday, we announced that Verizon is providing unlimited calling, texting, and data to customers in the areas most impacted by the wildfires in Boulder and Jefferson counties. You don’t have to do anything to benefit from the offer. To those of you who live there or who have loved ones in that area, our hearts are with you.
Have a great weekend!
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