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Verizon’s 5G network spreads to more… stadiums, many more cities coming soon

February 14, 2020

Less than two weeks after a heated Super Bowl during which it managed to win the download speed battle (at least in the small parts of the Hard Rock Stadium where football fans actually got a 5G signal) while losing the overall network quality war, Verizon continues its slow “5G Ultra Wideband” rollout.

There are no new names to add to the list of Verizon 5G-supporting cities, mind you, with the nation’s largest wireless service provider focusing instead on “enhancing the fan experience and changing the way businesses operate in arenas and stadiums.” All in all, Big Red’s mmWave-based 5G network is now accessible in 24 professional football stadiums and indoor arenas primarily used for hockey and basketball games around the country.

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