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Verizon details mobile and fixed millimeter wave 5G roadmap

February 14, 2020


Verizon has been very bullish on 5G millimeter wave, beginning to roll out a fixed wireless service in 2018, and expanding to mobility finishing 2019 with high-band spectrum deployed in 31 markets. During an investors event this week in New York City, CEO Hans Vestberg detailed 2020 expansion plans, including both millimeter wave and the outlook for 5G in lower bands.

Vestberg has repeated called out dynamic spectrum sharing as key to Verizon’s nationwide 5G plans in that the technology allows for simultaneous transmission of LTE and 5G NR in the same band at the same time based on software upgrades to base stations and compatible handsets.

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