5G provides immensely fast internet services, thus enabling faster browsing, smooth streaming of movies, quicker downloads and uploads, and boosting the speed of everything you do on the internet. It also allows you to connect multiple devices at the same time. It is set to revolutionize the way technology is used today.
There will be much better connectivity all around with 5G, which will benefit everyone relying on the internet for information as well as services. Several wireless provider networks are prepared to launch 5G services across the nation in that bid. Below is a discussion regarding the launch of 5G by different internet providers.
AT&T® is hoping to have a nationwide 5G coverage by 2020. The cities that have already been offered the 5G services include New Orleans, San Antonio, Atlanta, Houston, Charlotte, Oklahoma City, Raleigh, Jacksonville, Dallas, Indianapolis, and Louisville. The initial rollout was offered to business owners and consumers, but all subscribers will have access to 5G services by mid-2019. In addition, the NETGEAR Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot will be made available to the public very soon as well.
In 2019, AT&T’s 5G service will launch in seven more cities, namely Las Vegas, Nashville, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, Orlando, and San Francisco. The company has been conducting 5G trials in Kalamazoo, South Bend, and Waco since 2017. There has also been an innovation zone created in Austin, Texas to understand the role of 5G in manufacturing. An AT&T® smartphone compatible with 5G technology is set to be launched by mid-2019.
Verizon® provides 5G broadband internet in regions surrounding Sacramento, Houston, Los Angeles, and Indianapolis. If you purchase Verizon® 5G Home, you will be on the First On 5G member list, and get you an offer of 5G service for three months free of cost. Once they complete the first 3 months, the Verizon® customers will pay a fixed amount as the qualifying plan.
In addition, the customers of Verizon® 5G will have no data restrictions. You can expect the speeds from 300 Mbps to 1 Gbps according to your location. Besides, subscribers of Verizon® 5G will get YouTube TV for first three months for free as well. Apart from these offers, customers will get a free router and free router upgrades, as and when they are released this year. You will also get priority when you purchase 5G mobile devices through Verizon®.