After years of talk, 5G connectivity is finally making its way to consumers at a steady pace. One of the first efforts comes from Verizon with its new 5G Home broadband service.

After signing up for Verizon 5G Home, you'll get a modem/router for your home that's able to pull in Verizon's 5G network to power all of the devices. In other words, it essentially replaces your home Wi-Fi network. Speeds should average around 300Mbps, but Verizon notes that they can reach up to a whopping 1Gbps.

Your first three months of the service are free, and following that, Verizon wireless customers will pay $50/month while everyone else pays $70/month. In addition to that, Verizon's offering everyone three free months of YouTube TV and your choice of an Apple TV 4K or Chromecast Ultra.

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There aren't any contracts to sign, and for this first batch of customers, Verizon's offering free hardware upgrades for your first year.

Sign-ups for Verizon's 5G Home opened in mid-September, and as of October 1, the service is officially live.

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Updated October 1, 2018: Updated this article to reflect Verizon 5G Home officially going live.

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