Verizon announced today that it is making its 5G network faster by completing the acquisition of more broadband from C-band. Verizon first purchased this spectrum in March 2021 and has now completed the process of rolling out this new spectrum four months ahead of schedule. .
Verizon says this new spectrum will allow Verizon to offer it 5G Home Internet Business Internet services for more customers. This will also lead to faster speeds. The good news is that Verizon says this will also mean that 5G Home Internet will reach more rural Americans.
“Early access to the remaining C-band spectrum puts us another four months ahead of schedule with our original projections. This additional spectrum will make 5G Ultra broadband available to more Americans, and open More availability for our home and business broadband solutions.”The more spectrum we spread on our network, the more capacity we add for our customers to connect.”
This new spectrum will also allow Verizon to improve its network in Orlando Florida, Tucson, Wichita Kansas, Mobile Alabama, Tulsa Arizona, Springfield Massachusetts, Sarasota Florida, Richmond Virginia, and Omaha Nebraska.
Verizon says this new spectrum means they can improve their 5G Ultra Broadband and 5G Home Internet service. Here’s how Verizon describes these improvements.
Rapid access to best-in-class spectrum holdings means greater capacity and faster speeds in key metro areas as Verizon’s network was already undefeated in 96.8% of metro tests (121 of 125 markets) conducted by the most rigorous *scientific testing company* in the first half of 2023. The additional spectrum also allows Verizon to continue expanding coverage of its 5G network, which is the most reliable in the United States,*** delivering 5G Ultra Broadband service in more rural and suburban areas.
** Ratings are based on RootMetrics® Metro RootScore® Reports 125 major regions tested January-June 2023: Tested with the best commercially available smartphones on three mobile networks across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. RootMetrics Award is not an endorsement from Verizon.
*** Ratings are based on RootMetrics® The State of 5G in the US Report: Second Half of 2022. Tested with the best commercially available smartphones on three mobile networks across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. RootMetrics Award is not an endorsement from Verizon.
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