Verizon rolls out 5G Ultra Wideband service to three cities

Verizon rolls out 5G Ultra Wideband service to three more cities

11 February 2020 | Natalie Bannerman

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Verizon has deployed its 5G Ultra Wideband mobility service to three more cities in the US.

Little Rock, Arkansas; Kansas City, Missouri; and Cincinnati, Ohio have become the latest three cities to receive the new service, bringing the total coverage across the US to 34 cities and 7 5G-enabled devices and 17 NFL Stadiums.

“We’re continuing to expand our 5G Ultra Wideband service to more customers, starting 2020 where we left off in 2019,” said Kyle Malady (pictured), chief technology officer for Verizon. “Our 5G Ultra Wideband network uses millimetre wave spectrum and is specifically designed to provide customers significantly faster download speeds and greater bandwidth than what is delivered in today’s 4G world. What we’re building is transformational and will change the way we live, work and play.”

Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network offers near real-time experiences with high throughput, ultra-low latency and high capacity.

In Little Rock, the new service will be concentrated in parts of Midtown, University District, Birchwood, Otter Creek and near landmarks such as: UAMS College of Medicine, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Rock Creek Square Plaza Shopping Center, and Outlets of Little Rock.

As for Kansas City the service will be available focused in parts of Downtown, Midtown-Westport, Plaza Midtown, Olathe and near landmarks such as: The Garment District, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Rockhurst University as well as inside and around the professional football stadium.

And in Cincinnati, service will be offered service will be concentrated in parts of Downtown, Mt. Adams, West End, Evanston, Walnut Hills, Corryville, Clifton, Price Hill, Over-The-Rhine, Mt Auburn, Avondale, Newport (KY), Dayton (KY), Bellevue (KY) near landmarks such as: Great American Ballpark, Duke Energy Convention Center, Serpentine Wall, City Hall, Xavier University, Cincinnati Zoo, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati Christian University and Newport Waterfront (KY).