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.
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.
Verizon Fires Up AWS in Louisville
Verizon Wireless today launched LTE 4G service on its AWS spectrum holdings in Louisville, Ky. The company said it made an effort to get the additional spectrum online ahead of the Kentucky Derby, which will be run Saturday afternoon, and draws an average crowd of 155,000.
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