Verizon Turns on World’s First Commercial 5G Network

First commercial 5G customer will be in Houston  Installations also begin in Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2018 —

Who: Verizon executives
 Local First on 5G customers
What: Verizon will turn on the world’s first commercial 5G network on Monday, October 1, 2018. The world’s first 5G customer installation will start in Houston, TX at 10am ET. Additional installations of 5G Home start in Los Angeles, Sacramento and Indianapolis.
 Verizon executives will be available for phone interviews to discuss this important technology milestone.
 Additionally, local First on 5G customers in each city will be available at their homes to discuss their 5G Home installations and being one of the first in the world to have 5G broadband internet service.
When: Monday, October 1
Where: Media contacts below can provide dial-in information for phone interviews and locations of the local 5G Home installations.
Contacts: Kevin KingSteve Van Dinter 
 Verizon Corporate PRVerizon Corporate PR 
 [email protected][email protected] 
 Jeannine BrewHeidi FlatoAndy Choi
 (Houston)(Sacramento and LA)(Indianapolis)
 [email protected][email protected][email protected]

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