Verizon is asking the community to help rollout 5g faster

    Many people are patiently waiting for 5G wireless network rollout, carriers are asking the community for help. Verizon has a website called “Let’s 5G,” for customers to get questions answered and sign up to help convince local officials to support the project. All you have to do is leave your name, address and email address to sign the petitions in favor of “the immediate rollout of 5G service in our community.” The messages then get delivered to local officials by Verizon.

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How fast will 5g be?

How fast of speeds will you receive using 5g? Just like other technologies(3g/4g) it will depend on many factors, including your location, what network you’re connecting to, the load at the tower, and what device you’re using. Speeds might reach from 1Gbps to 10Gbps, possibly even higher. Even the latency can go as low as 1 millisecond.

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People Confused about 5g

Everyone is talking about 5g, but do they really know what it is? More than four out of five Americans have no idea what 5G is, according to a new survey of 2,500 US consumers done exclusively by  Carriers are not doing a very good job at explaining 5g. Some already think they have it on their phones, but as of right now no phones have 5g. Also, only a few homes have 5g in four small cities.

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Verizon and John Deere Excite CES Guests of 5G Plans

5G was a hot topic at CES last week, and two of the biggest companies showing off 5G tech were Verizon and John Deere.  Verizon grew a large crowd talking about the benefits of 5g technology. The CEO discussed the “Eight Currencies,” including speed and throughput, mobility, connected devices and IoT, energy efficiency and service deployment, and latency and reliability. John Deere says this new technology will help farmers improve crop yields and reduce the use of herbicides, through the automatic adjustment of farming equipment.  5G has already shown how fast it could be and everyone, including us, is eager to see how it works across different use cases.