08.07.2018|Inside Verizon

What you need to know about 5G… for now.

By: Verizon Up To Speed

From Wall Street to Main Street, we’re telling people about our 5G network.

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What you need to know about 5G

From Wall Street to Main Street, we’re telling people about our 5G network. So far, we’ve announced that we’re bringing 5G to Sacramento, Los Angeles, Houston and Indianapolis this year. Here’s what you need to know:

Kyle Malady sets the record straight on 5G.

When we say “5G,” we mean 5G. That’s what Kyles discusses in his latest blog. Check it out here.

The power of Millimeter Wave.

We believe 5G is an exponential improvement to what we have today. This year is the year that we’re going to offer a commercial product to our customers. In millimeter wave we have a massive amount of bandwidth.

City Announcements.

More stories on 5G.

Verizon and Samsung announce 5G smartphone.
The 5G smartphone will launch in the first half of 2019.

There’s 5G, then there’s Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband.
Kyle Malady on Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband.

The first 5G EdTech Challenge.
The 10 most compelling projects will receive funding and tools to bring concepts to life.

New 5G Lab cities announced.
Verizon expands 5G Labs to new locations on East and West Coasts.

The next step toward making mobile 5G a reality.
First ever 5G call made today on a commercial network with simulated smartphone device.

Another Verizon 5G first.
Verizon and Nokia complete first over-the-air data transmission on a commercial 5G NR network.

Ed Chan on Millimeter Wave Spectrum.
Millimeter wave technology is evolving to meet the needs of tomorrow’s next-gen networks.

Lowell talks about 5G on Yahoo Finance.
Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam sat down with Andy Serwer of Yahoo Finance to share his thoughts on the future of Verizon and 5G.

Kyle Malady on powering innovation with 5G.
What we’re building is exciting. The possibilities are vast. But we’re just at the beginning of our 5G journey.

5G takes center court at NBA All-Star game.
NBA All Stars Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards and  Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans help us demonstrate and test the future.

5G is unlocking the future of immersive experiences.
Verizon continues to push the limits of 5G and develop new use cases that put the user in the middle of it all.

We’re taking 5G to Silicon Alley.
Verizon Opens 5G Incubator in the heart of NYC’s Silicon Alley.

Check out the Up To Speed Podcast.

So, what is 5G?
5G isn’t just another buzzword. From self-driving cars, to virtual reality, Nicki Palmer (Chief Network Engineering Officer and Head of Wireless Networks) and Ed Chan (SVP and Chief Technology Architect) explain the endless creative possibilities 5G will open up for the future, and how we’re laying the groundwork to enable it.

A conversation with Hans Vestberg.
He's lived in seven countries, and he speaks five languages. Now he's Verizon's Global Network and Technology Leader. Marie McGehee sat down with Hans Vestberg to discuss his vision for a connected world, 5G, and the role Verizon will play in leading the next tech revolution.

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