Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge
In the majority of Verizon’s 5G markets, uploads have so far remained on LTE and been unable to match the blistering download speeds of millimeter-wave. But that’s changing today. Verizon says that 5G uploads are now available in all 5G markets, so if you’re an early adopter and already have a 5G smartphone, you should notice this speed bump.
But as always, there are caveats.
For one, Verizon doesn’t want customers expecting the same eye-popping speeds — sometimes topping 1Gbps — that mmWave can give you on the downstream. “Initially, customers should see upload speeds on 5G about 30 percent faster than 4G LTE,” Verizon’s Kevin King wrote in a news release today. That might still make for a good upgrade over your home internet…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts