Now before you start jumping up and down in excitement and start hunting for 5G smartphones, we should caution that this is nota mobile 5G service.
The company is promising "typical networks speeds" of 300Mbps with peak speeds of 1Gbps thanks to its extensive fiber-based backhaul, extensive cell coverage and large holdings of millimeter wave spectrum for maximum bandwidth - all part of Verizon's neatly packaged 5G Ultra Wideband Network.
"Verizon Wireless customers with a qualifying smartphone plan will pay $50 per month for the service, while non-Verizon Wireless customers will pay $70 per month", said the company. According to Verizon, both of these totals includes all taxes and fees, and do not require an annual contract.
To see if you're eligible: Head to Verizon's "First on 5G" website and sign up. In addition, Verizon will install the necessary hardware for free. The freebies don't stop there, though, as Verizon is also giving early 5G adopters three free months of YouTube TV as well as their choice of a free Chromecast or Apple TV. We also asked Verizon for the service's upload speeds and information about what equipment will be used in the home. And best of all, there will be no data caps... And Verizon says that early subscribers will be among the first given a chance to buy 5G mobile devices as those become available. That's the same network that will eventually service phones, but home internet customers will get the first whack.
Watch The Nintendo Switch Online Direct Here
It'll be free for the first week but after that it'll cost £3.49 a month, £6.99 for three months, or £17.99 for a year. It sounds like starting September 18th users will be unable to unlink a Nintendo Account from a Switch User Profile.
How to watch Apple's big iPhone Xs event
We'll be covering the event live, so check back here around noon EST as we deliver the latest from Cupertino. Apple first introduced the Watch in 2015, and has not changed the screen design since the first generation.
Prince Harry, Meghan tour to include Dubbo
Kensington Palace has confirmed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be visiting New Zealand from 28 October to 1 November. Following Fiji, on October 25, they'll visit Nuku'alofa, Tonga, before heading back to Sydney, Australia , on October 26.