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.
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.
T-Mobile Nearly Done Integrating MetroPCS
T-Mobile today said it has migrated the majority of MetroPCS customers off the company's legacy CDMA network and onto its own LTE network. T-Mobile says fewer than 500,000 MetroPCS customers are still using the CDMA network.
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.
Watch and learn Sprint...
Anyway, this article is the reason I'm with Verizon.