Verizon Wireless Picks W. Virginia LTE Launch Markets
Verizon Wireless today said it plans to hold a press conference to provide more details its Long Term Evolution network launch in West Virginia. Verizon said it will provide LTE coverage in 10 metropolitan areas across West Virginia. Charleston will be the first city to be lit up, followed by others later this year and through 2013. Verizon plans to have 38 markets and 60 airports covered by LTE by the end of 2010, offering 4G broadband to approximately 110 million POPS. Verizon didn't say exactly when LTE will go live in Charleston.
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Verizon, Samsung Offer Small Cell for Improved In-Home Coverage
Verizon Wireless today announced the 4G LTE Network Extender for homes and small businesses. The small box provides LTE coverage in buildings up to about 7,500 square feet, including services such as HD Voice and high-speed data.
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.
T-Mobile Says LTE Footprint Now Matches Sprint
T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray said the company's LTE 4G network now covers 280 million POPS. That's a slight improvement from the 275 million POPs T-Mobile said it covered at the end of April.
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.
Verizon Debuts LTE Advanced with 50% Faster Speeds
Verizon Wireless today said it has launched LTE Advanced service in 461 markets around the country, covering some 288 million POPs or 90% of Americans. Verizon's LTE Advanced relies on two- and three-channel carrier aggregation to boost speed and capacity.
West Virginia is a perfect case study
To build an airport in West Virgina, you find two hills that are close together, cut the top of each mountain off and push all the dirt into the valley between the two hills, thereby creating a decent flat spot to land a plane on... it's absolutely nuts. Look at all the curves and weird angles that all the rivers and state highways follow. In many areas of the state, you have to actually drive 4 miles to get some place that's only 2 miles away because it's physically impractical to build a road that goes direct...
The physical geography lesson from the web is quite good in fact.
When you attempted to label and stereotype the population demographic, your ig...
1) With the 700Mhz spectrum only slightly off of VZW's current spectrum usage, how will this play out as far as defeating the line of sight? I realize you did place an emp...
So the possibility exists that they would hav...
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