Verizon Communications (VZ) - Get Verizon Communications Inc. Report will offer its wireless 5G network to specific customers in 11 U.S. cities beginning in the first half of 2017, the company announced on Wednesday.

Among the cities set to test the 5G network are Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Miami, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.

5G networks are presumed to render speeds at least 10 times and up to nearly 100 times speedier than 4G networks, carrying the potential to link at least 100 billion devices with download speeds that can stretch 10 gigabits per second.

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