Verizon previously detailed that it plans on launching its 5G service in 30 cities by next year. Now it has revealed that users in Chicago and Minneapolis will be the first to use the next generation cellular standard. However, there are a couple of catches, including a price hike.
Verizon Stories March 13
Verizon Stories March 12
Texts not sending? Verizon customers experiencing SMS issues
Verizon appears to be experiencing a text message outage for some of its customers this morning. The problem is popping up for users mainly on the East Coast, and Verizon is working on a fix.
Verizon Stories February 21
Verizon plans to launch true 5G in 30 cities by 2020, just in time for iPhone support
Verizon’s CEO, Hans Vestberg, shared today that the carrier will be rolling out true 5G service to its network across 30 cities this year. However, he didn’t share a timeline or many other details.
Verizon Stories January 30
Carriers have been in a frantic battle
pretending to rollout 5G service for both mobile devices and home internet. Verizon was the first to rollout what it calls 5G home internet to customers in four US cities last year. However, it’s not technically 5G, and now Verizon is likely going stop rolling out the service until later this year when standards-based 5G hardware is actually available.
Verizon Stories January 17
A new US wireless carrier customer study has been released today and T-Mobile has continued its streak of winning top honors over Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint with solid year-over-year customer satisfaction growth. More notably however, is that T-Mobile has beat out Verizon in the survey’s “quality brand” ranking.
Verizon Stories January 15
Update: Verizon has now officially announced that Apple Music will be included in its “Beyond Unlimited” and “Above Unlimited” plans starting on January 17th.
We have exclusively learned that Verizon is adding Apple Music to two of its ‘unlimited’ cell phone plans, effectively offering the $9.99 subscription for no additional cost. This is not merely a free trial offer but an added service on an ongoing basis.
The perk will be added to existing and new Verizon customers on the Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited plans. The cheaper ‘Go Unlimited’ plans will continue to offer an Apple Music six month trial.