Verizon said it would deploy 5G in more than 30 cities by 2019. Today it is naming 20 cities, in addition to Chicago and Minneapolis, where the service has already been activated. He is also opening orders for the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phone with some incentives included.
The cities extend from the east coast to the west, and from north to south, and will receive Verizon 5G millimeter wave of ultra wide band Service before the end of the year. Cities include: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Des Moines, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Little Rock, Memphis, Phoenix, Providence, San Diego, Salt Lake City and Washington CURRENT KEEP GOING. Verizon says that additional 5G cities will be announced later this year.
Verizon will also open pre-orders for the Galaxy S10 5G today. It offers up to $ 450 for exchanges on eligible phones, and a prepaid MasterCard of $ 200 if 1) changes to Verizon, 2) purchases a Galaxy S10 5G in a device payment plan, and 3) registers with Verizon Unlimited. The company says it will also shake the 5G ultra-wide band access rate of $ 10 / mth.
Our experience with Verizon's 5G corrugated wave service in Chicago was less than stellar. We found it incredibly fast but hard to find a signal. Now company executives have begun to explain why, offering little hope for US residents. UU Who live in rural areas.
"The millimeter wave spectrum (mmWave) has great potential in terms of speed and capacity, but does not travel far from the cell site and does not penetrate materials at all," the T-Mobile technician said on Monday. Neville Ray. "It will never scale materially beyond the small bags of 5G access points in dense urban environments."
"We must all remind ourselves that this is not a spectrum of coverage," said Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg. one day later
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