This is comparable to the speeds offered by Verizon Fios, which range from 100 to 500 megabits per second.
Coverage in Sacramento will be limited to certain areas of the city, with widespread availability being expected early 2019, according to Steinberg.
Verizon 5G Home will be available for pre-orders as of Thursday, with its "First On 5G" members to get the first three months free, after which the service will cost $50 per month for existing Verizon Wireless customers on smartphone plans, or $70 per month for non-Verizon Wireless customers. The major difference with 5G is that it's much faster and can be applied outside of mobile uses. 5G wireless internet data will be delivered to homes by "small cells" - essentially mini cell towers - as opposed to the current wired infrastructure. Verizon does go out of its way to say the 5G internet service will have no data caps.More news: Jerome Boateng: 'I turned down Manchester United move'
Credit: Jonathan Weiss/ShutterstockVerizon today (Sept. 11) said it will launch Verizon 5G Home on October 1.
Wireless internet speed in Sacramento is about to get a whole lot faster.. We also asked Verizon for the service's upload speeds and information about what equipment will be used in the home.
At the national average of 92.93 Mbps, internet speeds in the USA can handle any kind of streaming, even 4K video streaming, without any issues. We asked Verizon if a similar limitation will be applied to 5G home Internet and will update this story if we a get a response.More news: Herald Sun doubles down on Serena Williams cartoon deemed racist
Dubbed Verizon 5G Home, the service launches on October 1 for select residents in Houston, Los Angeles, Indianapolis and Sacramento. You can begin signing up for the service tomorrow. And Verizon says that early subscribers will be among the first given a chance to buy 5G mobile devices as those become available.
The first three months of service are on the house. Given that the Chromecast Ultra retails for $69, while the 32GB Apple TV 4K retails for $179, we'd probably go with the latter (you could always sell it after the fact).More news: Death Toll Rises To 32 In Nangarhar Explosion
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