Verizon 5G TV Made Possible by Apple and Google

Rumors circulated last month that Verizon could partner with Google or Apple for TV tie-ins on its rollout of 5G wireless internet, and now the company has confirmed that it has deals with both.

The Verizon 5G Residential Broadband service the wireless giant will offer in Indianapolis, Sacramento, Houston and LA will offer promotional packages with an Apple TV 4K box, and a tie-in with the streaming YouTube TV service. While Verizon did not announce details, according to sources, customers will either be able to choose a free box or a free subscription.

The report indicates customers can also choose streaming packages from Oath, NBA or the NFL. Indianapolis is a new addition to the list of cities where 5G will launch later this year, initially for fixed receivers before mobile devices begin to roll out in 2019.

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