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Verizon Will Launch 5G Service on Jan. 19 After FAA-Sought Delay

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AT&T, Verizon Delay 5G Rollout in Agreement With FAA

Verizon Communications Inc. is launching a faster 5G service on Jan. 19, honoring a two-week delay agreement struck with the Federal Aviation Administration Monday as officials work through airline safety concerns.

People in metropolitan areas around 46 major U.S. cities will be able to get what Verizon is calling “ultra wideband” 5G service starting at $80 a month. The service will initially cover about 100 million people, using a spectrum of airwaves called C-band, which promises to be 10 times faster that 4G connections.