Verizon rolls out its 5G service in parts of Minneapolis and Chicago

5:01 PM ET Wed, 3 April 2019

Verizon Wireless turned on its 5G cell towers in parts of Minneapolis and Chicago on Wednesday. The led Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg to declare the service provider the first in the world with 5G service. Vestberg said the company would be rolling out the new service to more than 30 locations in the U.S. by the end of 2019.