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20% Of Verizon Customers Have 5G Devices

Today, Verizon shared a press release highlighting strong revenue numbers and a significant number of added lines in the second quarter of 2021. For me, the most interesting part of the press release was this line:

Consumer ended second-quarter 2021 with approximately 20 percent of wireless phone customers having 5G-capable devices.
I’d been wondering how much penetration 5G had in the U.S. market. Verizon is something of a premium carrier, so it probably has a higher proportion of customers on 5G-capable phones than the wider market. Based on Verizon’s statement, I’d guess at least 10% of U.S. consumers, probably closer to 15%, are now using 5G-capable phones.

One thought to “20% Of Verizon Customers Have 5G Devices”

  1. Both my phone and my wife’s phone are 5G devices on Verizon. My sister also has a 5G phone on Verizon.

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