Today Verizon announced that they are expanding 5G internet to parts of Ohio and New Hampture. This comes as Verizon announced back in October that they would be expanding 5G to Dallas and Omah. In total Verizon now has 31 5G markets with 5G home internet in a handful of markets like Chicago and Houston.
“We said we would lead in 5G and we are,” said Kyle Malady, Chief Technology Officer at Verizon. “We have turned on 5G Ultra Wideband mobility service in 31 cities, 15 NFL stadiums, and four indoor arenas. And this is just the beginning.”
Service and Coverage Area Details
In Hampton Roads, 5G service is initially available in parts of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Downtown Norfolk, Newport News, Old Dominion University, Hampton, Chesapeake, and near landmarks, such as: The Boardwalk, Virginia Beach Hilltop Shopping Center, Scope Coliseum, S.B. Ballard Stadium, Crossways Shopping Center, Peninsula Town Center and Hampton Coliseum.
In Columbus, 5G service is live in Downtown, The Ohio State University, Italian Village, Easton, Polaris, Lewis Center and is available around landmarks, such as: OSU College of Engineering, OSU College of Agriculture, OSU Wexner Medical Center, Easton Town Center, and Polaris Town Center. Additionally, travelers passing through John Glenn Columbus International Airport will be able to access Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband service in parts of the airport’s main ticketing area. This is the first US airport with live, commercially available 5G Ultra Wideband service.
Customers in Cleveland will find 5G Ultra Wideband service in parts of Downtown, Clark-Fulton, West Boulevard and near landmarks, such as: Progressive Field and the Great Lakes Science Center. Fans attending games at the NFL stadium in Cleveland will also be able to access service in part of the lower seating area, making it the 15th NFL stadium with Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband mobility service.
“The City of Cleveland has created and continues to create an environment for investment, economic growth, prosperity and quality of life for residents,” said Frank G. Jackson, Mayor of Cleveland. “Access to new technologies such as 5G is one of the ways we can position Cleveland for the future and help eliminate inequities and disparities. I thank Verizon for their decision to make this investment in our city.”
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