Comcast is introducing new information plans for its Xfinity Mobile prospects that add free 5G service, the corporate introduced on Monday. 5G entry might be included on Xfinity’s new limitless and gig-based plans, and present prospects could have the choice to decide in to a 5G plan.
Xfinity Mobile is an MVNO that depends on Verizon’s community for service; its 5G plans will equally depend on Verizon’s personal 5G community. Verizon’s community solely provides help for mmWave 5G, which has sooner speeds than the sub-6GHz model of 5G however with much less vary. Other carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile supply a mixture of mmWave and sub-6GHz 5G relying on the realm.
Xfinity Mobile at the moment has two 5G telephones on its community (the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra), and the corporate says extra gadgets might be added sooner or later. Verizon — and subsequently, Xfinity’s — 5G service is obtainable in 34 US cities, together with Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Memphis, Miami, Minneapolis, Spokane, St. Paul, and Washington, DC.
Xfinity’s 5G information plans embody an infinite information choice for $45 per 30 days per line and by-the-gig shared plans priced at $15 per 30 days for 1GB, $30 per 30 days for 3GB, and $60 per 30 days for 10GB.
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UPDATED May 18th 12:17PM ET: Updates the variety of cities the place Verizon 5G is obtainable to 34, per a Comcast spokesperson.