Verizon Wireless to Share LTE Details
Verizon Wireless in planning to reveal more details about its planned Long Term Evolution roll out at the Mobile World Congress show. Verizon is already conducting trials with Vodafone, and will unveil its technology partners during the trade show next week. Verizon reaffirmed its commitment to begin building out its LTE network, which will co-exist with its CDMA network, by the end of 2009. Verizon Wireless plans to use its 700Mhz spectrum winnings for the LTE network.
HTC One A9: First Phone To Work on Verizon Without CDMA
HTC will sell an unlocked version of its new One A9 that can be used on Verizon's LTE network, even though the phone lacks the legacy CDMA technology found in all other Verizon phones to date. That makes the One A9 the first phone announced for use with Verizon in LTE-only mode.
Verizon Explains Why It Is Refarming PCS Spectrum
Verizon Wireless elaborated today on news it has begun to refarm its PCS spectrum for LTE. Verizon has already deployed LTE on its PCS spectrum in a limited scale across Manhattan and Cleveland, Ohio, with "about 10 other markets" currently in testing.
Verizon Starts Cannibalizing 3G Airwaves for LTE 4G
Verizon Wireless has begun testing the use of LTE 4G on its PCS spectrum, airwaves it primarily uses to operate its CDMA-EVDO 3G network, in Manhattan. GigaOm confirmed with Verizon that the company has begun to steal capacity from its 3G network in favor of 4G, though it is doing so slowly and in limited scope.
Verizon Eying December 2019 to Shutter CDMA 1x Network
Verizon Wireless says it is aiming to wind down its 2G CDMA 1x network by the end of December 2019. Approximately 92% of Verizon's wireless traffic travels over LTE now.
It will never happen
Verizon will never get the spectrum because the analog switch for tv will keep getting pushed further and further back.
Gotta love that optimism
It will happen despite what you say