Verizon Business Rolls Out 5G UWB in Five New Cities

Verizon Business announced the full rollout of fixed-wireless broadband services – via 5G Ultra Wideband (UWB) – in five new markets. Services were launched in Albuquerque, Austin, Little Rock, Nashville and Gresham, Oregon. The deployments bring Verizon’s total 5G UWB presence to 47 locations.

Services are based on Verizon’s wireless spectrum block assets, and are expected to enhance availability for 5G Business Internet, an alternative to cable internet. 5G Business Internet complements Verizon’s portfolio, including 5G mobility and 5G Edge, OneTalk voice communications, BlueJeans by Verizon video-collaboration platform, IoT (Internet of Things), advanced security solutions, managed network-as-a-service (NaaS) and support offerings and software defined networking options.

Verizon also noted that new customer signups for 5G Business Internet services will receive free access to BlueJeans Meetings by Verizon (video collaboration), as well as a OneTalk service line (voice offering), for the duration of their paid service.

“The expansion of 5G Business Internet is ahead of schedule, and we will continue to add availability in new cities throughout the year,” said Verizon Business Chief Revenue Officer, Sampath Sowmyanarayan, “But this is just the start. The upcoming deployment of our new spectrum assets will be a major catalyst for 5G fixed-wireless growth.”

Verizon also plans to expand its 5G Business Internet portfolio to other new cities “on an ongoing basis” as it readies deployment of newly acquired C-Band assets. A complete list of available 5G Business Internet markets is available via the Verizon website.