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Press Release -- May 18th, 2023
Source: Verizon

Verizon lights up 5G Ultra Wideband across Ohio

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Customers in Sylvania, Swanton, Lima, Ada, Mount Vernon, Zanesville, and Cambridge benefit from new high-performance 5G technology with higher speeds, greater capacity and network reliability

CAMBRIDGE, OH – Residents across Sylvania, Swanton, Lima, Ada, Mount Vernon, Zanesville, and Cambridge now have access to higher speeds and greater capacity from Verizon’s award-winning 5G network. Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband brings power and performance comparable to a wired broadband internet connection to customers’ pockets.

These expansions come on the heels of major 5G Ultra Wideband deployments in larger metros in Ohio including Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton. The nation’s most rigorous scientific testing company RootMetrics® recently completed testing in Cincinnati, Toledo and Dayton and ranked Verizon’s network the best in overall network performance in each of those markets.

“Expanding 5G service into the more rural areas of Ohio will enhance connectivity and will greatly benefit residents, helping them be more a part of the modern economy, healthcare and education system,” said Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted. “On the state level, we look forward to continuing efforts to close the digital divide through the Ohio Broadband Strategy, and we support private investments that make expanded internet a reality.”

Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband enables people to do things on their mobile device that many could only do before when connected to their home internet service. This includes everything from downloading huge documents and streaming movies in HD audio and video, to playing console quality games and conducting video chats, video conferencing and FaceTime calls with clear sound and video.

“Verizon is widely known for having an exceptionally reliable 5G network experience, and it’s exciting to see the positive impact our work has had in Ohio,” said Dean Brauer, Vice President of Engineering and Operations for Verizon. “Our network engineers work tirelessly to provide unmatched connectivity to our customers across Sylvania, Swanton, Lima, Ada, Mount Vernon, Zanesville, and Cambridge and beyond, and we will not slow down.”

Network enhancements in Ohio

These deployments use Verizon’s recently acquired C-band spectrum. Verizon will deploy 5G Ultra Wideband using up to 100 MHz of C-Band spectrum in multiple Ohio markets, and will add even more bandwidth once all of its licensed spectrum is made available. This additional bandwidth, which will be available at the end of this year, will provide exceptional speed and capacity.

Lastly, the addition of 5G service in Ohio will result in exponential increases in data carried into and out of the cell sites serving the community, which requires upgraded fiber optic cable links. Verizon has increased the capacity on the fiber connections in many cell sites so they can carry 10 times the amount of data.

Get the most of our 5G Ultra Wideband

For customers in Ohio, the additional coverage and capacity means more customers now have access not only to reliable, fast mobile service, but also Verizon Home Internet service, a different kind of home internet with no data caps. It’s ideal for anyone who wants super fast connectivity to stream, game or even work remotely. Verizon Home Internet is reliable and fast enough to power home connected devices: smart TVs, tablets, phones, gaming consoles and more. Plans start at just $25 per month with AutoPay and a select 5G mobile plan – all without extra fees, equipment charges, annual contracts or data caps.** Go to for availability. Visit for the latest 5G phones and accessories.

Verizon provides the most reliable 5G network, customers design the plan that fits their needs; change it anytime. With myPlan customers get what they want, exactly how they want it. So everything is on our customers’ terms with the flexibility to change it up anytime. The network, the perks, the savings — all without compromise. All in our customers’ control. Learn more about the first ever customizable, personalized phone plan from Verizon at, visit a local retail store, or use the My Verizon app. Plans for business include the Business Unlimited Plus Data Device and the Business Unlimited Pro Data Device. Business customers can shop for plans at

Additionally, through Verizon Frontline, the advanced network and technology developed over three decades of partnership with first responders to meet their unique and evolving needs, public safety agencies in Ohio will also be able to experience the benefits of these network enhancements. To learn more about Verizon Frontline, visit

*Rankings based on the RootMetrics® Toledo, Cincinnati and Dayton RootScore® Reports: 1H 2023. Tested with best commercially available smartphones on three mobile networks across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Verizon.

**Verizon Home Internet includes 5G Home Internet and LTE Home Internet services, which are available in select areas. Save $25/mo. when combined with an existing 5G Do More, 5G Play More, 5G Get More or One Unlimited for iPhone plan. With Auto Pay and paper-free billing req’d. Add’l $10/mo. w/o Auto Pay. Subject to credit approval.

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