Verizon's LTE 4G Expansion Boosts Coverage to 230 Markets
Verizon Wireless today announced a new series of markets that will gain access to its LTE 4G network starting April 19. The new markets include Brunswick, LaGrange, and Macon, Georgia; the Cattaraugus-Allegany region of New York; Dodge City, Great Bend, and Garden City Kan.; and Des Moines, Iowa. In addition to these new markets, Verizon's LTE footprint will increase in the established markets of Ft. Collins-Loveland, Colo.; Southwest Missouri; Southern Illinois; Boise and Nampa, Idaho; Buffalo, N.Y.; Lancaster, Mass; Hookset and Hopkinton, N.H.; Wichita, Kan.; St. Louis, Mo.; Salt Lake City-Ogden, Utah; and Pierre, S.D. According to Verizon, it is launching 4G LTE network in a total of 27 new markets and expanding the network in 44 existing markets across the U.S. on April 19. Verizon says this expansion increases its overall coverage to two-thirds of the U.S. population in 230 markets.
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.
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 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.
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