Verizon Targets April 19 for Next LTE Expansion
Verizon Wireless has announced that a number of new markets will have access to LTE 4G starting April 19. Some of the new markets include Sandusky, Ohio; Dodge City and Hayes, Kan.; Macon, Ga.; Auburn and Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and Cattaraugus-Allegheny, N.Y. In addition to the new markets, Verizon will expand the availability of LTE in existing markets, including Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio; Concord, N.H.; Waltham, Mass.; Wichita, Kan.; St. Louis and southern Missouri; and southern Illinois. Verizon noted that its network covers more than 200 million POPs across 203 markets in the U.S.
Verizon Debuts Global Jetpack with LTE-A and Support for 15 Connected Devices
Verizon Wireless this week announced the MiFi 7730L Jetpack, a global mobile hotspot that provides wireless access to WiFi devices in the U.S. and around the world.
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.
YouTube TV Hits 12 More Markets
YouTube TV has expanded once again to 12 new markets around the country. The additional cities of Cleveland, Denver, Greensboro, Harrisburg, Hartford, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City, Salt Lake City, San Diego, and St.
Verizon and T-Mobile Agree to $173M Spectrum Swap
Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile have agreed to exchange AWS-1 and PCS spectrum in dozens of markets around the country in a deal valued at $173 million. The spectrum in question covers portions of Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Verizon Debuts LTE Advanced with 50% Faster Speeds
Verizon Wireless today said it has launched LTE Advanced service in 461 markets around the country, covering some 288 million POPs or 90% of Americans. Verizon's LTE Advanced relies on two- and three-channel carrier aggregation to boost speed and capacity.