Why Verizon Will Be an Even Bigger Winner in a 5G World

| September 29, 2019

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Fifth-generation wireless is going to change American business in ways most people can't imagine. And the groundwork is being laid right now. At a recent investor conference, Ronan Dunne, the chief executive of Verizon (VZ - Get Report) Consumer Group, casually announced that 5G Home, its fixed wireless service, was coming to every market where the new wireless standard is deployed. It's a huge new opportunity. In fairness, there is plenty of reason to be skeptical. The hype surrounding 5G is enormous. The technology is supposed to usher in everything from self-driving cars to remote robotic surgery. It's a lot of fantastical stuff to wrap your head around.

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