BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater will be one of the first towns in New Jersey to try out the world's fastest cell phone speeds through Verizon, according to

Verizon announced at the Mobile World Conference that Bridgewater, Basking Ridge and Piscataway would be among the five cities where the company would be conducting field trials of its 5G network in 2016, the report said.

According to the report, the 5G network is 300 times faster than current cell phone speeds.

The report said that 5G phones are not expected to be widely available until 2020.