Verizon Wireless Says 38 Cities to Get LTE This Year
Verizon Wireless today announced that it plans to cover 38 markets across the U.S. with Long Term Evolution by the end of 2010. It will also blanket an additional 60 airports across the country. Verizon says 110 million POPs will have access to LTE by December 31. The initial roll-out will include major markets such as: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C., among many others. Verizon reaffirmed that download speeds will range between 5 and 12Mbps, and upload speeds will range between 2 and 5Mbps.
Google Maps to Assess How Long It Will Take to Find Parking
Google today added a tool to Google Maps that helps people gauge how difficult parking will be when they arrive at their destination. Google will rate parking difficulty across 25 metro regions in the U.S., including major cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dallas, Denver, Orlando, Seattle, and Atlanta.
T-Mobile Talks Up Plans for 700MHz Spectrum
T-Mobile today revealed what it expects to do with the 700MHz spectrum it recently acquired from Verizon Wireless. The company said this block of spectrum covers 158 million Americans, or 9 of the top 10 - and 21 of the top 30 - markets around the country.
Sprint's Direct 2 You Reaches Boston, Philly, Atlanta, Houston
Sprint today expanded its Direct 2 You service to Atlanta, Boston, Houston, and Philadelphia. The service is live in these cities and a number of smaller cities and towns in the surrounding areas.
Sprint Grows Direct 2 You Footprint By Six Cities
Sprint today expanded its Direct 2 You service to the metropolitan areas of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Orlando, Phoenix, St.
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Dallas, Texas
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Las Vegas, Nevada
Los Angeles, California
Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota
New Orleans, Louisiana
New York, New York
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Rochester, New York
San Antonio, Texas
San Diego, California
San Francisco, California
San Jose, California