Verizon will test 5G 'gigabit' wireless in 11 United States cities this year

23 February, 2017, 00:40 | Author: Archie Newman

Verizon announced Thursday that Ann Arbor will be one of 11 test markets in the United State for the company's planned 5G network.

Shares of Verizon were slightly higher Wednesday after the wireless carrier said it will start offering 5G pre-commercial services to pilot customers in 11 U.S. markets during H1. Now, Verizon is testing the tech that will eventually be rolled out when 5G is available everywhere - which isn't expected until 2020.

Based on the specification developed by the 5GTF, Verizon said, forum partners are "well on their way to commercializing chipsets, infrastructure products and consumer devices" for the next generation of wireless broadband. In those trials, also for select customers, AT&T will stream DirecTV service to antennas on users' homes. Together with its forum partners, Verizon began early-stage testing of the technology previous year.

Writing in a blog post last summer, Former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said that "5G connectivity will likely be more than an incremental evolutionary step forward in wireless technology".

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Verizon will soon offer a preview of what 5G will feel like when the networking standard becomes more widespread.

"Verizon's 5G build is the largest proving ground in the world and encompasses several hundred cell sites that cover several thousand customer locations", a Verizon statement read. The purchase helped bolster Verizon's efforts in 5G which, along with other forms of fixed wireless, could help remote workers, telecommuters, and rural businesses gain access to faster internet speeds.

Along with Verizon, both AT&T and Google Fiber have also been experimenting with fixed wireless and 5G technologies to advance their networks.


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