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November 06, 2020

What is 5G?

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5G. Like many mobile users out there, you might find the amount of information on 5G exciting, but also a little overwhelming. You probably have questions like: How fast is it? Will it work on my phone? Will it finally stop my Aunt from putting a space between the hash and the tag?

Well, 5G can’t stop your Aunt. But it can do a lot of really cool things. Luckily, we’re here to explain the basics.

THIS IS EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT 5G…

1. 5G is your new best friend.

5G unlocks the potential of technology to transform your everyday life. Better yet, it’s included for no extra cost with your Xfinity Mobile plan. This means you can make the most of your devices and stay connected on the go to what matters, no matter where you are.

With fast nationwide 5G, LTE, plus millions of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, Xfinity Mobile powers faster experiences and stronger connections.

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2. It’s lightning quick!

Well not technically, but it might feel like it. With 5G from Xfinity Mobile, you can download your favorite podcasts, shows, and movies up to 20 times faster than 4G!

3. You don’t need to be an extra-special VIP to get it.

You can get nationwide 5G included with all new data options at no extra cost with your Xfinity Mobile plan.

Just make sure your current or future mobile device is 5G capable, or try any of these from the Xfinity Mobile store.

4. No more pixelated Mom chats.

While 5G can’t help your parents figure out how to properly video-chat, it can make streaming smoother than ever. With 5G, grainy resolution and spinning are a thing of the past when you video chat or watch live broadcasts, even on the go.

5. You’ll game like a pro on the go.

5G is like an instant level up for more fluid gaming, with lower lag and less latency than LTE. So now you can game like a pro on your mobile device on the go.

6. No more spinning wheels!

5G means less buffering and delays for VR and AR on your mobile device, finally making these technologies useful, everyday tools for things like higher education, or even just interacting with the world in new ways.

7. You’ll be covered no matter what.

With Xfinity Mobile, you get fast nationwide 5G coverage to keep you connected. Plus, you’re always covered with LTE and millions of secure Xfinity hotspots when and where 5G isn’t. See if you’re covered with our Xfinity 5G Coverage checker.

Want to know more? Watch the Xfinity Mobile “What is 5G?” video below or check out Xfinity Mobile 5G.