Verizon Planning Massive LTE Expansion June 21
Verizon Wireless announced a large number of smaller markets where it will soon launch LTE 4G for the first time. The markets include Jefferson City and the Lake of the Ozarks region in Missouri. In addition to the Missouri markets, Verizon is also soon launching LTE in Bedford, Pa.; Jacksonville, New Barn, and Burlington, N.C.; Seymour and Columbus, Ind.; and Gainesville and Panama City, Fla. Most of the new markets will see LTE service go live on or around June 21. Verizon Wireless is also expanding LTE coverage in a number of existing markets, including parts of Idaho and eastern Oregon; The Triangle in North Carolina; Palm Beach, Volusia and Flagler counties in Florida; and southeastern Massachusetts.
Verizon, Samsung Offer Small Cell for Improved In-Home Coverage
Verizon Wireless today announced the 4G LTE Network Extender for homes and small businesses. The small box provides LTE coverage in buildings up to about 7,500 square feet, including services such as HD Voice and high-speed data.
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 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.
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.
YouTube TV Jumps to Another 14 Markets
Google today said its YouTube TV streaming video service is expanding to 14 new markets this week, with another 17 to follow in the weeks ahead. The new markets going live today include: Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus, Jacksonville-Brunswick, Las Vegas, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Seattle-Tacoma, Tampa-St.
It is actually Gainesville Georgia
Already live in Gainesville
In any case, I like it when, over a 1250-mile trip between Fredericksburg, TX and Fort Pierce, FL, I spent a ridiculously high percentage of the car ride on LTE. Not bad for it only being eighteen months after Verizon first launched their 4G network.
left ATT in 2010. ATT is lazzzy!!! Similar customer
base, similar revenue, but that's where the similarities