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Do more with your home Internet
Gone are the days of logging on to simply check a few emails or look up some basic information on the web. In fact, I can’t remember the last time our home Internet was actually used for just that. Maybe when I was in college in 1995 using dial-up.
The reality is, your home Internet is used for everything from streaming movies to gaming to connecting smart home tech. With 5G, you’ll have plenty of bandwidth for all of your connected devices. 5G is what every home needs. And 5G isn’t just an option for home Internet with Verizon Wireless 5G Ultra Wideband.
What is 5G?
But what is 5G? We often hear about 5G, but do you actually know what 5G is or what 5G means? 5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology. As a consumer, it essentially means having the fastest network you can have. 5G is quicker downloads and superior network reliability–things that are important to families and small business owners.
In our home, with four kids and two parents who work from home, fast Internet is critical for day-to-day functions. Between smart home appliances, gaming devices, and computers for work and school, we’re constantly tapping our network’s capability. On the go, our wireless use is also heavy. I travel for work, so I’m constantly on my phone; I’m also often using my phone as a mobile hotspot and tethering my computer through my phone for Internet access.
5G gives gamers super-low lag times, making gaming virtually seamless and a much better virtual experience. It’s better for streaming movies, too, with fewer video freezes and interruptions. And we all know how much time teens and tweens spend streaming video.
Why Ultra Wide Band is the Best 5G
Today, we rely heavily on the Internet for everything. Smart home connectivity, artificial intelligence, robotics, virtual reality, augmented, wearables, the Internet of Things (IoT), and immersive education all run on the network technology, and when you want the best wireless possible that means 5G.
Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network features equipment and hardware that is connected to the network that is strictly 5G radio technology and nothing older. These innovations will keep the promise of a network that provides higher technology standards.
Get 5G Now
Switching to 5G is easy. When you switch to Verizon 5G, you get 3 months free plus free YouTube TV during your 3-month trial. (No annual contracts, hidden taxes, or fees. You don’t even have to cancel your current service during your free 3-month trial.)
See which new cities will receive 5G Ultra Wideband and preorder a new 5G phone.
Get a new Verizon Wireless 5G Ultra Wideband Enabled Phone
You know it’s time for a phone upgrade. Purchasing a 5G capable smartphone is easy on Verizon’s website and they have several to choose from.
Are you all about the screen? The LG V50 ThinQ 5G is a sleek device that's nearly all screen with an LG OLED Fullvision Display. Take stunning photos using a 5-camera system well suited for nearly any occasion. Let the music surround you courtesy of its loud, electrifying Boombox Speaker. The LG V50 ThinQ 5G features a 4,000 mAh battery and Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Processor for maximum performance and reliability.
Love long battery life? The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G might be your new best friend. Stream movies and show off your latest photos on a nearly bezel-free 6.7-inch AMOLED Infinity Display. It features a 6-lens camera setup with Pro Assist and uses multiple frames to clarify and optimize every shot. Share your power with other compatible smartphones, wearable devices, and accessories using Wireless PowerShare.
Grab Motorola's newest 5G-upgradable smartphone the moto z4. Snap amazing photos on a 48 MP camera sensor—their biggest yet. Then switch to the 25 MP selfie cam with special features such as background blur and AI-based beautification. The moto z4 features an edge-to-edge Max Vision OLED display, integrated fingerprint reader, and 3600 mAh battery for up to 2 days of use time per charge.
The 5G Challenge
The Built on 5G Challenge is a nationwide search for the best products, services, and applications that will bring the true power of 5G to life.
Small U.S. companies under 200 employees are encouraged to join the 5G Challenge search for new 5G solutions. Challenge areas include solutions in Industry (helping business create new value for customers), Immersive Experiences (next-generation media and entertainment), and Moonshots (solving big problems with radical new ideas). Every submission should demonstrate the company’s commitment to social responsibility and sustainable business practices.
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