5G Nationwide Service will be Available for over 200 Million People
5G is now live today in parts of Richmond, Virginia. This technology marks a significant jump forward in this new era of technology-led disruption and innovation. In addition, Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband service was built on the millimeter-wave spectrum. It is seeing doubled download speeds reaching up to four Gbps in some locations. This is thanks to carrier aggregation. Therefore, Verizon is also launching 5G Nationwide service for over 200 million people across more than 1800 cities around the country including residents of Virginia. To see where Verizon 5G service is available in Virginia, visit its coverage maps page.
5G Service Presents a Greater Opportunity for Innovation
“In the 21st century, fast, reliable internet and economic empowerment go hand in hand,” said Mayor Levar Stoney. “For Verizon customers in the City of Richmond, access to the technology of Ultra Wideband provides a greater opportunity for the innovation. This makes our city so vibrant. In the future, it will help us continue to bridge the digital divide. I’m grateful to Verizon for acknowledging this. Moreover, for partnering with the capital of the Commonwealth to build this network.”
Richmond Service Locations
Verizon customers in Richmond should expect to see 5G Ultra Wideband service around the following areas: Scott’s Addiction, near VCU, and Church Hill. To see the complete 5G Ultra Wideband coverage area in the city go to verizon.com/coverage-map.
Verizon continues to provide unparalleled performance with its 5G Ultra Wideband service. It is the fastest technology in the world. This service is built from the ground up for industrial and commercial use cases.
Multiple Time Faster than 4G
Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband boasts speeds multiple times faster than 4G. As the technology matures, it is will be able to handle data volumes 100 times larger than today’s 4G service. It has ultra-low latencies. That is what it takes for a signal to make a round trip from point A to point B. Customers in Richmond can now experience ultra-fast wireless speeds. It can take advantage of new immersive customer experiences never before available for wirelessly.
“We have been out front leading this revolution and driving the technology that will create transformational experiences for customers,” said Kyle Malady, Chief Technology Officer at Verizon. “Our goal with this game-changing technology is to reshape the world around us. With today’s launches, we are another step farther along on that journey.”