Verizon Says LTE Will Reach 400 Markets by Year's End
Verizon Wireless today announced that on May 17, 28 new markets will get LTE coverage and 11 existing markets will get expanded LTE coverage. According to Verizon, the new markets and expansions bump the total number of markets covered with LTE to 258, blanketing two-thirds of the U.S. population. Verizon also noted that between now and the end of the year, it will bring its 4G LTE network to more than 140 new markets. It expects to cover 400 markets across 49 states by the end of 2012.
AT&T Preps More Than 100 Markets for 5G, Expands LTE-LAA
AT&T today said it has launched what it calls 5G Evolution in 117 new markets, bringing the total of pre-5G markets to 141. The company says its 5G Evolution technology can deliver theoretical speeds up to 400 Mbps to properly equipped phones.
AT&T Finally Using WCS Spectrum for LTE; Will Test LTE-U
AT&T has begun deploying LTE on its 2.3GHz WCS spectrum in a handful of markets around the country. Earlier this year, AT&T said it would begin the deployment by summer, and it is just meeting that commitment.
T-Mobile Targets Rural Areas for 600 MHz Service, Starting with Cheyenne
T-Mobile today said it has activated its first 600 MHz cell site in Cheyenne, Wyo. T-Mobile is using Nokia equipment to provide LTE coverage across Cheyenne in the 600 MHz band.
T-Mobile Accelerates 600 MHz LTE Deployments
T-Mobile has significantly expanded the availability of LTE service on its 600 MHz (Band 71) spectrum around the country. The Un-carrier debuted its 600 MHz service in Cheyenne, Wyo., last August.
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Anyway, this article is the reason I'm with Verizon.