Verizon announced today that Phoenix will be among the first markets in the US to receive the company's 5G Ultra Wideband network later this year. Phoenix was taken on one list Twenty cities in the US are receiving this next-generation technology, which promises significantly higher mobile speeds and could pave the way for advances in autonomous transportation, telemedicine, consumer applications, and more.
In 2017, Governor Ducey signed a law that makes Arizona that first state in the nation streamline the deployment of 5G technology.
"That's exciting news," said Governor Ducey. "Verizon's 5G launch will strengthen Arizona's wireless infrastructure and help bring Arizona to the forefront of technological innovation. Arizona was proud to be the first state to pass a bill providing the welcome mat for 5G, and we are glad that Verizon has chosen our state for this great progress.
Arizona was the first state in the nation to pave the way for 5G technology. H. B. 2365 was introduced by Representative Jeff Weninger and signed in March 2017. It streamlines local and state wireless infrastructure regulations and makes it easier to deploy this groundbreaking technology faster.
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