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Customers Get More Verizon 5G At Home, On The Go & For Their Businesses

What you need to know: 5G Home Internet now available in 60 cities, 5G Ultra Wideband mobility in nearly 90 cities, and 5G Business Internet expands to 57 cities.

What you need to know:

  • 5G Home Internet now available in 60 cities, 5G Ultra Wideband mobility in nearly 90 cities, and 5G Business Internet expands to 57 cities.
  • For the first time ever, Verizon Business unlimited plans now include mobile hotspot for as low as $30 a line.

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you need to stay connected at home, at work or on the go, Verizon has you covered. Our most-awarded network offers the speed, scale, security, availability and reliability needed to drive innovation. Verizon is bringing 5G to more people and more places with an expansion that includes:

  • 5G Home Internet and 5G Business Internet are now available in parts of three new cities - Birmingham, AL; Fort Wayne, IN and Oklahoma City, OK. 5G Home is now available in 60 cities and 5G Business Internet is available in 57 cities.
  • 5G Ultra Wideband mobility will be available later this month in parts of Jacksonville, FL; El Paso, TX; Dayton, OH; Scranton, PA; and Tacoma, WA. When service lights up in these cities later this month, 5G Ultra Wideband will be available in parts of 87 cities. 

"Our mmWave build is a critical differentiator, and we remain focused on our rapid expansion of 5G Ultra Wideband using mmWave spectrum even as our teams prepare to offer 5G Ultra Wideband service to millions of customers using our C-band spectrum license," said Kyle Malady, Chief Technology Officer for Verizon. "We will continue to expand our mmWave footprint to deliver game changing experiences for the densest parts of our network."

5G Ultra Wideband on the go5G Ultra Wideband combines the flexibility of mobile wireless with the high bandwidth capability traditionally associated with cable communications. Customers with access to 5G Ultra Wideband can experience ultra-fast wireless speeds, allowing them to download and stream movies and TV shows in seconds 1, experience console quality gaming on the go, and take advantage of new immersive customer experiences never before available wirelessly.

Crazy Fast 5G at home 5G Home provides super fast connectivity and is ideal for people working remotely, schooling at home or streaming their favorite entertainment. And recent surveys reveal that the overwhelming majority of people looking for a new home say access to 5G home internet (77%) and 5G cell network (75%) make a home more valuable. 2  Here are some of the highlights of 5G Home:

  • It's super fast! Experience max download speeds up to 1 Gbps, with typical download speeds of 300 Mbps. 3
  • It's affordable, starting at just $50 4 a month for Verizon customers with a qualifying mobile plan, and $70 4 a month for customers without a qualifying mobile plan. 
  • Set up 5G Home on your own time.
  • Switching is easy. We'll offer up to $500 to cover early termination fees for customers who leave their current internet provider and switch to 5G Home Internet. 5

5G for business, with our best unlimited plans yetDid you know that seven in 10 businesses believe 5G will help their company overcome the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic (69%), according to the Verizon 5G Business report? To help accelerate its customers' growth, Verizon Business has unveiled new Business Unlimited smartphone plans that not only include 5G at no additional charge but so much more. For as low as $30 a line when you have 5 lines or more 6, plans now include more mobile hotspot and more premium network access. 

The new Business Unlimited Plus plan offers customers more value than ever, with increased premium network access and strong mobile security features at our best price ever, for as low as $35/month 6.

Verizon's new Business Unlimited Pro plan takes our best plan to a whole new level. It now includes unlimited premium data and 100 GB of mobile hotspot data so business customers can work, share, and collaborate like never before at a new lower price, for as low as $45/month 6.

Stack the savings when you add broadband internet for your business and save up to $80/month when you combine a Business Unlimited smartphone plan with LTE Business Internet or 5G Business Internet 7 which is now available in even more cities.

5G Business Internet is an alternative to cable internet and includes professional installation, multiple pricing and service options, and unlimited data. Verizon is also offering a 10 year price lock 8 for new customers, no long-term contract required, and a credit of up to $1,500 9 to offset early-termination fees for eligible customers switching to Verizon from another Internet provider. Fixed-wireless LTE Business Internet is also available.

How to get 5GSpecific coverage for 5G Ultra Wideband mobility can be found at https://www.verizon.com/coverage-map/. Visit verizon.com/5g/home/ to find out if 5G Home Internet is in your area. To check out other broadband options for your home, visit verizon.com/home. Visit verizon.com/5gbusinessinternet to learn more about 5G Business Internet features and availability.

1Download speeds may vary depending upon network and coverage conditions, and content optimization for 5G Ultra Wideband

2 Survey of U.S. homebuyers was conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of Verizon between April 1 - April 7, 2021 among a national sample of 1000 US adults who plan to buy a single-family home in the next 3 years and live in a current or future 5G Home market. The interviews were conducted online. Results from the full survey have a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

3Max download speeds up to 1 Gbps, with typical download speeds of 300 Mbps. Typical upload speeds around 50 Mbps. Depending on location, uploads over 5G Ultra Wideband or 4G LTE. 4G LTE backup.

4With autopay and paperless billing.

5For new 5G Home Internet customers who terminated their prior Internet service and incurred an early termination fee (ETF) within the last 4 months. Offer is non-transferable and has no cash or refund value. Documentation of the ETF for Internet from your prior service provider must be provided w/in 90 days after 5G Home installation/setup and offer will be fulfilled via bill credit, to your Verizon account, in the amount of the ETF up to $500. You remain solely responsible for paying the ETF to your prior service provider. If we or you cancel your 5G Home Internet service w/in 90 days after installation/setup, the ETF credit will be charged back to your final bill. Other terms apply.

6Per line per month with five lines. Includes paper-free billing with auto-pay discount. Available with select customer agreements. Taxes, fees and terms apply. $30/line/mo for Business Unlimited Start plan.

7Offer for new and existing business customers only who sign up for qualifying plans. Existing customers are eligible with an upgrade or a new line, as applicable. Customers with LTE BI at the 50 Mbps speed tier OR 5G BI at the 400 Mbps speed tier and Business Unlimited Pro plan (at least 1 line) are eligible for a total credit of $80/mo, all other combinations of service plans are eligible for a total credit of $40/mo. Offer fulfilled as a credit to your Verizon account. Credit is fulfilled at an account level and only one promotional credit is allowed per account. Discount is applied once both services are activated. All discounts apply as long as Verizon provides & business maintains both services at the qualifying levels. Limited time offer.

8Guarantee applies to the base Internet monthly access fee, excluding applicable taxes, fees and equipment charges. Terms apply.

9Offer for new 5G Business Internet customers who terminated their prior internet service and incurred an early termination fee (ETF). To redeem offer, you must email documentation of the ETF from your prior service provider within 30 days after receipt of final bill. Offer fulfilled via a bill credit to your Verizon account in the amount of the billed ETF up to $1,500. Offer is non-transferable and has no cash or refund value. You remain solely responsible for paying the ETF to your prior service provider. Other terms apply.

Media contacts: 

Alex Lawson 908-635-0271 alex.lawson@verizon.com

Karen Schulz 864.561.1527 Karen.Schulz@verizonwireless.com