AT&T Announces a Slew of New LTE Markets
AT&T today revealed a lengthy list of cities set to gain access to its LTE 4G network in the weeks and months to come. Some of the markets that will see LTE 4G service for the first time include Anchorage, Ak.; Rochester, N.Y.; Jacksonville and Ft. Myers, Fla.; Wilmington, Del., Northern New Jersey; and Allentown, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, and Wilkes-Barra, Pa., Omaha, Neb.; Knoxville, Tenn; Bakersfield, Sacramento, Monterey, and Modesto, Calif.; Tucson, Ariz., Albuquerue, N.M.; Portland, Ore.; Providence, R.I.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Gary, Ind.; Hartford and New Haven, Conn.; Nashua, N.H.; Green Bay and Milwaukee, Wisc.; Little Rock, Ark.; El Paso, Texas; Columbia, S.C.; and Charlestown, N.C. AT&T said that seven of the markets are going live today, and the rest will be live by the end of 2012. AT&T's LTE network reaches 60 markets today and will reach 100 markets by the end of the year. AT&T is on track to complete its LTE build-out by the end of 2013.
Sprint LTE and Spark Footprints Continue to Grow
Sprint today launched LTE service in 24 new markets and Spark service in an additional 24 markets. The company's LTE footprint now reaches 270 million POPs, while its Spark footprint reaches 125 million POPs.
AT&T Fills In LTE Coverage Gaps
AT&T today said its LTE 4G network is now live in a handful of new markets, including Alpena, Mich.; Worthington, Minn.; Klamath Falls, La Grande, and Roseburg, Ore.; Altoona, Pa.; and Alice, Bay City, and El Campo, Texas. AT&T's LTE network reaches 280 million POPs and should cover 97% of all Americans by the end of the year.
Sprint Lights Up 17 More Spark Markets
Sprint today launched its Spark service in 17 new markets scattered around the country. Spark uses three different spectrum bands to ensure the best possible LTE connection and speed.
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.
AT&T Still Has a Lonnnng Way To Go ...
Meanwhile, AT&T continues to LIE in their TV commercials about how THEY have "The Nation's Largest LTE Network".
Consumer Reports doesn't rate AT&T the WORST US carrier fa nuttin!
Jacksonville has had it for a bit
all this does is confirm the new iPhone will have LTE