Verizon Says Aug. 16 LTE Expansion Reaches 75% of US
Verizon Wireless plans to light up LTE 4G in 34 new markets on August 16, a significant expansion that it says will boost the total number of markets covered with LTE to 371. Verizon is also expanded the reach of its LTE network in 38 existing markets. The new markets and expansion in existing market coverage means Verizon's LTE 4G network will cover 75% of the U.S. population. Some of the new markets include Topeka, Kan., Battle Creek, Mich., Reading, Pa., and Odessa, Texas.
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 Details LTE Expansion Plans
T-Mobile CEO John Legere took to the company's blog today to shed some light on its plans headed into 2015. To start, the company claims it will cover 300 million POPs with LTE by the end of 2015.
Verizon Debuts LTE Advanced with 50% Faster Speeds
Verizon Wireless today said it has launched LTE Advanced service in 461 markets around the country, covering some 288 million POPs or 90% of Americans. Verizon's LTE Advanced relies on two- and three-channel carrier aggregation to boost speed and capacity.
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.
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