Verizon's LTE Footprint Swells By Another 7 Markets
Verizon Wireless today announced that on March 15 it will expand is LTE 4G footprint to seven new markets, including Dothan and Enterprise, Ala.; Naples, Fla.; Greenville, N.C.; Altus and Durant, Okla.; and Longview/Marshall, Texas. These seven markets boost the total number of markets covered to 203. The company will also expand its 4G LTE network in 17 existing markets. Some of the expanded markets include Washington, D.C.; Baltimore, Md.; Northern N.J.; Wilmington, N.C.; Harrisburg and Philadelphia, Pa.; Hilton Head, S.C.; Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; and Madison and Milwaukee, Wis. Verizon says it has more than 20 LTE devices available to customers.
Verizon Lights Up AWS Spectrum in 22 More Markets
Verizon Wireless today announced it has expanded the reach of its "XLTE" footprint by 22 markets. Verizon's LTE network runs on 700MHz almost nationwide, but it has been adding coverage in the 1700MHz band throughout the year and marketing the dual-band 700/1700MHz coverage as XLTE.
Sprint Doubles LTE Plus Footprint
Sprint today said it has doubled the availability of its LTE Plus coverage from 77 markets in November to more than 150 markets today. Some of the new markets include Boulder, Colo., West Palm Beach, Fla., Cleveland, Ohio, and Syracuse, N.Y.
Sprint LTE and Spark Footprints Continue to Grow
Sprint today launched LTE service in 24 new markets and Spark service in an additional 24 markets. The company's LTE footprint now reaches 270 million POPs, while its Spark footprint reaches 125 million POPs.
AT&T Expands VoLTE Footprint
AT&T today said its VoLTE service is now available in a wider number of markets around the country. AT&T first deployed VoLTE in a limited number of midwestern cities earlier this year.
Verizon Expands XLTE to 6 More Markets
Verizon Wireless today marked the one-year anniversary of its XLTE service by expanding coverage to six additional markets. XLTE is now available in Marshalltown, Iowa; Madisonville and Owensboro, Ky.; Traverse City, Mich.; Meridian, Miss.; and Martinsville, Va.
This is Why...
Frankly most people have no need for the service they pay for at Verizon. It's much more of a convenient novelty. At least you can get to your 4GB limit fast.
This is why if you're going to grossly overpay for service Verizon is the best choice. AT&T's not even close. That's partially directed at you Tarheel4life.
Frankly most people have no need for the service they pa