U.S. Cellular Adding 30 Markets to LTE Footprint Nov. 5
U.S. Cellular today announced a significant expansion of its LTE 4G network. On Monday, November 5, 30 more markets will have access to its faster mobile broadband service. U.S. Cellular didn't name the specific cities and towns to be covered, but they fall in the states of Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. U.S. Cellular said that the markets of Rockford, Ill., Medford, Ore., Yakima, Wash., and Knoxville, Tenn., will follow shortly thereafter, pushing the total number of new markets to more than 30. LTE-capable devices are required in order to access U.S. Cellular's LTE network.
US Cellular Coverage Reaches Google's Project Fi
Google has updated its Project Fi app in order to take advantage of cellular coverage offered by U.S. Cellular.
US Cellular to Boost LTE Footprint with 600 More Sites
U.S. Cellular recently talked about plans to expand the availability of its LTE 4G network from 94% of customers today to 98% of customers by the end of the year.
U.S. Cellular to Trial VoLTE
U.S. Cellular said it will begin testing VoLTE in a handful of markets later this year.
Project Fi Earns More Coverage Thanks to U.S. Cellular
Google today said it has supplemented Project Fi's cellular coverage with the addition of U.S. Cellular.
Verizon Lights Up AWS Spectrum in 22 More Markets
Verizon Wireless today announced it has expanded the reach of its "XLTE" footprint by 22 markets. Verizon's LTE network runs on 700MHz almost nationwide, but it has been adding coverage in the 1700MHz band throughout the year and marketing the dual-band 700/1700MHz coverage as XLTE.