Verizon’s ‘5G’ home broadband will launch October 1st, cost $50
The 5G hype machine has been pumping out hot air for the last two years, but with promised launch dates just months away, we're just starting to see some real action. Verizon is rushing to do the billion-dollar version of writing "First!" on a YouTube video comments section, and has announced an official launch date for its fixed 5G home broadband product in a handful of cities.
The service, which will cost $50 for Verizon wireless customers or $70 for others, should deliver home internet speeds between 300Mbps and 1Gbps. That's an impressive achievement -- getting those kinds of speeds without a coaxial or fiber cable is a significant breakthough -- but it's important to note that this is just a stepping stone to 5G, not the whole puzzle.
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