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LTE Home Internet
FAQs

What is wireless internet?

What is fixed wireless internet?

Fixed wireless access, or FWA, is a type of 5G or 4G LTE wireless broadband connection to your home or business.

Is fixed wireless internet different from Wi-Fi?

While Wi-Fi allows you to wirelessly connect to a router in your home, FWA is the service that brings the broadband connection to the house itself. FWA provides this service via a receiver that's connected to a cellular network rather than through wires connected directly to your home.

What type of wireless internet connectivity offers the fastest speed?

Though 5G Home Internet is designed to deliver faster speeds than LTE Home, your choice for wireless internet is limited to what's available at your address. Verizon will suggest the best network connection/service available, so check your address to see what your options are. We're continually expanding our network to bring 5G Home to as many people as possible.

Does wireless internet require a phone line?

No, you no longer need a phone line to connect to the internet. Now you can get internet access now through cable, fiber, LTE, satellite or a 5G home internet service. In fact, with fixed wireless access or 5G home internet, you generally don't need to have any wires going to your home or business at all—you just need the access point and receiver equipment to get the signal.

Will wireless internet replace wired?

5G is capable of providing fast internet without a wired connection. It's a truly transformative connection that we believe will drive the world forward. However, right now, there are many areas where there isn't adequate infrastructure available to provide fast internet. In these areas especially, fixed wireless access options are likely to grow rapidly to meet this need.

Is mobile internet service the same as fixed wireless internet?

Both rely on similar technology and a wireless network, but mobile internet is intended to give you access on the go. Fixed wireless internet, on the other hand, is intended to connect multiple devices in a given locale such as your home and is used as an alternative to a wired broadband connection to provide internet to a home or business.

What is 4G home internet service?

What is 4G home internet?

LTE Home Internet is home broadband internet service that brings our 4G LTE network to your residence. It's available in certain areas where there are no other broadband options (e.g., Fios or 5G Home). With LTE Home Internet, you can enjoy unlimited data with no data usage caps.

How does 4G home internet work?

LTE Home Internet is broadband internet service delivered via a 4G LTE wireless network. A radio signal connects a 4G LTE cell tower to a receiver at your home, providing internet access with no data caps and download speeds of 25-50 Mbps so you can work, play and stream with confidence.

Can 4G LTE replace home internet?

Yes, using 4G LTE as your home internet can be a great option to replace other wired methods. It can be faster than older types of broadband.

Does Verizon offer 4G home internet service?

Yes, LTE Home Internet service from Verizon is available in certain areas where there are no other Verizon broadband options (Fios, 5G Home, etc.). Check your address to see if it's available in your area.

How fast is Verizon LTE Home Internet?

Verizon LTE Home Internet has download speeds of 25-50 Mbps (megabits per second) and upload speeds of 4-5 Mbps.

Where is Verizon 4G home internet available?

Since LTE Home Internet uses the wireless 4G LTE network to deliver home broadband internet service, it's available in most parts of the country where other options like Fios and 5G Home Internet are not available. This includes many rural areas. Check your address to see if it’s available in your area.

Is LTE Home Internet
available in rural areas?

Is LTE Home Internet a good option for rural areas?

Rural areas often have little or no access to options like fiber-optic cable to get high-speed internet. Fixed wireless access, including LTE Home Internet, offers an opportunity to provide high-speed internet to these areas where wired options are not available. Check your address to see if LTE Home Internet is available in your area.

How do I get rural internet?

Check your address to see if LTE Home internet is available in your area.

When will high-speed internet be available in rural areas?

In 2018, the ReConnect Program was developed by the USDA to bring high-speed broadband infrastructures to rural areas and tribal lands. While the government continues to make significant investments toward this goal, people in rural areas can consider fixed wireless access like LTE Home Internet to get download speeds of 25-50 Mbps without a wired connection.

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