Verizon Rolls Out Rev. A Across Wide Swath of U.S.
Feb 13, 2007, 2:41 PM by (staff)
Though Verizon Wireless just announced its 3G EV-DO Rev. A high-speed network launch two weeks ago, it made a major stride today in covering a larger footprint of the U.S. Verizon Wireless subscribers in the entire states of: Maine, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey and Mississippi now have access to the improved wireless network's downlink and uplink speeds. Along with those states, Verizon Wireless also boosted the networks in the Louisville and Lexington metro areas of Kentucky; the Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis, Chattanooga, Tri-Cities, Dyersburg, Union City and Tazewell metro areas in Tennessee; as well as Omaha, Neb., Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Topeka, Kan.
T-Mobile Offers Progress Report On Wideband LTE Rollout
T-Mobile today said it has expanded the availability of Wideband LTE service to a total of 26 major U.S. cities and 120 small metro areas.
AT&T Landline Issue Halts Southeast Wireless Networks
AT&T said a problem with its wireline network was to blame for spotty cellular coverage in portions of Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee this evening. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless customers in those four states reported connectivity issues starting in the late afternoon.
FCC Chairman Not Pleased with Verizon's Plans to Throttle Users
Tom Wheeler, head of the FCC, is questioning Verizon Wireless' intent to begin throttling the speeds of its legacy unlimited LTE 4G data customers. Verizon announced the policy change July 25, suggesting it is to help manage its network in congested areas.
Verizon and T-Mobile Agree to $173M Spectrum Swap
Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile have agreed to exchange AWS-1 and PCS spectrum in dozens of markets around the country in a deal valued at $173 million. The spectrum in question covers portions of Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Verizon Wireless moves 30ft, attacks the market. Market is flat footed. Verizon Wireless gets a sneak attack. +4d6 damage!
Verizon's quite the sneak in network upgrades. They've obviously been working on Rev-A for a while before they announced it.
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