Verizon announced today that it’s launching “the world’s first commercial 5G broadband internet service” on October 1st, called 5G Home. No cable or fiber hookups are required, thanks to next-generation wireless technology, and will be initially rolled out in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento. Those who pre-order beginning on Thursday will receive 3-months of service free of charge. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“Priced at $50 for people who already have Verizon wireless and $70 for those who don’t, it’s promising speeds of ‘around 300 Mbps’ up to 1 Gbps, with no data caps. Beyond the ‘First On 5G’ marketing push, Verizon is also branding its service as being built on a ‘5G Ultra Wideband Network’ because of its spectrum holdings, fiber connections and small cell base stations,” according to Engadget.