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.
Sprint Lights Up 17 More Spark Markets
Sprint today launched its Spark service in 17 new markets scattered around the country. Spark uses three different spectrum bands to ensure the best possible LTE connection and speed.
Verizon Explains Why It Is Refarming PCS Spectrum
Verizon Wireless elaborated today on news it has begun to refarm its PCS spectrum for LTE. Verizon has already deployed LTE on its PCS spectrum in a limited scale across Manhattan and Cleveland, Ohio, with "about 10 other markets" currently in testing.
Verizon Brands Its Dual-Band LTE Markets as 'XLTE'
Verizon Wireless today announced the launch of XLTE service, which is a new way for the company to market its dual-band LTE network. Verizon Wireless initially deployed LTE in the 700MHz band.
AT&T Fires Up LTE in Several Smaller Cities
AT&T today announced the availability of its LTE 4G network in a handful of towns scattered about the country. The new markets include Richmond-New Castle, Ind.; Adrian and Sault Ste.