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What is 5G?

  • 5G speed: How fast is 5G?

    5G is the fastest cellular network technology ever developed. 

  • How does 5G work?

    Find out how 5G technology works with help from Verizon. Explore the implications for the future of technology in your city and around the world.

  • What is the latency of 5G?

    Learn about 5G’s latency with help from Verizon. The low latency of Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband is one of the many benefits of the new generation of cellular networks.

  • What are Radio Access Networks and 5G RAN?

    Explore radio access networks and how they relate to 5G.

  • Understanding the 5G spectrum

    Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband technology is ushering in a new era of cellular technology.

  • When was 5G introduced?

    Explore the history of 5G technology as well as the development and future of this valuable network.

  • What is 5G NR?

    Learn about 5G NR with help from Verizon. Find out the history of 5G new radio and how this cellular technology will affect you in the near future.

  • When will Verizon have 5G?

    Verizon has already begun to rollout 5G across the country and continues to expand in a number of neighborhoods and cities.

  • When will 5G arrive?

    Learn about the arrival of Verizon’s 5G network. Find out if Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband technology is coming to your city soon.

  • What is the difference between 3G, 4G and 5G?

    Learn the differences between 3G, 4G and 5G cellular service with help from Verizon. See how 3G, 4G and 5G compare in terms of speed and accessibility.

  • What frequency is 5G? 

    Find out what frequency 5G uses with help from Verizon, and learn about the speed and efficiency of this new cellular network and how it will benefit you.

  • What does 5G mean?

     Learn how 5G is defined with help from Verizon, and see what 5G stands for in terms of technology for users.


  • Why is 5G important?

    Explore the importance of 5G technology with help from Verizon. Discover the impact 5G networks are expected to have on your day-to-day life and society.

  • Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband, explained

    It isn’t just a next-generation network. It’s a force for change.

  • 5G Ultra Wideband and the connected city.

    Sean Harrington, Verizon’s VP of City Solutions, discusses the impact of next-gen network technology at street level.

  • How is 5G different from 4G?

    It isn’t as simple as 4 plus 1. Get to know the massive leap coming to wireless technology.

  • Understanding network bandwidth

    With billions of devices coming online, network bandwidth is essential for ensuring smooth, seamless digital experiences.

  • Understanding small cell technology

    Learn why small cells can help tomorrow’s bandwidth-hungry applications realize their potential.

  • Understanding millimeter wave technology

    Learn why this critical technology is tailor-made for the bandwidth-hungry applications of tomorrow.

  • Understanding network latency

    Learn what network latency is, and how Verizon’s 5G network all but eliminates it.


5G innovation

Meet tomorrow's digital pioneers, today.

  • 5G speed: Setting the record straight

    Despite what some carriers might have you believe, not all 5G is created equal.

  • 5G Security: How 5G will Impact Network and Cybersecurity

    Discover what 5G security can mean with Verizon. 5G will have a huge impact on cybersecurity and network security as well as public safety and more.

  • 5G and IoT: The Future of 5G Communications

    Learn about the future of cellular technology regarding 5G and IoT. Find out how Verizon’s 5G network will help power the Internet of Things.

  • 5G, five impacts: Healthcare

    The first installment in a new series exploring the potential benefits of Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband on various industries.

  • How Verizon 5G and the NFL are reinventing mobile gaming

    A next-generation network has the potential to bring massive breakthroughs to gaming—both on and off the field.

  • How Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband is lifting drone technology

    The next generation in wireless connectivity will supercharge drone operations for many industries.

  • 5G and the future of wearables

    With 5G, wearable technology like smartwatches and health trackers can connect users to the world around them in all-new ways.

  • Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband and the future of robotics

    Verizon 5G will make automated industrial machinery smarter, more nimble and, ultimately, safer.

  • 5G and the future of medical imaging

    Dr. Morley and Dr. Osamah Choudhry are ushering in a new era of healthcare transparency with Medivis, their medical visualization company.

  • How 5G can make cities smarter

    Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network is poised to power wide-reaching urban transformation.


From the waiting room to the operating room, Verizon 5G technology will enable breakthroughs that have the potential to transform medicine.

See if your home is 5G-ready.