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Verizon restarts 5G Home rollout with new routerVerizon restarts 5G Home rollout with new router

Armed with a new router, Verizon said it's now expanding its 5G Home service to new markets including Minneapolis and St. Paul.

September 29, 2020

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Verizon restarts 5G Home rollout with new router

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – New cities. New industry-leading hardware. New perks. Beginning October 1, Verizon will launch 5G Home Internet in Minneapolis & St. Paul, bringing the blazing fast 5G Home Internet service to customers in eight cities, along with newly designed hardware including easy self-setup using augmented reality. It's an ideal broadband service for those who are working or schooling from home, binge-watching content or powering a smart home.

New cutting-edge hardware available

The newest 5G Home hardware, 5G Internet Gateway, is a first-to-market MMwave 5G CPE/Router. 5G Internet Gateway is more advanced allowing customers to experience peak speeds of up to 1 Gbps1; that means multiple devices running at the same time for all your connectivity needs. The new hardware comes with a more streamlined design, greater antenna range, and augmented reality functionality for easy set up. Want some help? We've got you covered and can set it up for you.

"Verizon's new 5G Internet Gateway is a game-changer for our customers," said Frank Boulben, SVP Consumer Marketing and Products at Verizon. "With people spending more time at home during these challenging times, the expansion of 5G Home Internet to new markets with new and improved hardware will provide customers with the flexibility and reliability to enjoy more digital experiences and increased productivity from the comfort of their home."

Content & more

It's all about the content. Verizon teams up with some of the best content providers in the industry to give customers exclusive offers. New 5G Home Internet customers will get YouTube TV for one month and Disney+ for one year on us. For all streaming needs, customers get a free Stream TV device, which delivers access to an extensive library of OTT channels, apps and entertainment, including Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.

There's more. For the smart home geeks, new 5G Home Internet customers will get a free Amazon Smart Home Bundle which includes an Echo Show 5, Ring Stick Up Cam, Echo Dot and Amazon Smart Plug to create the smartest home around.


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