Verizon Names More Dec. 15 LTE Market Launches
Verizon Wireless today exposed the names of more markets that will gain access to its Long Term Evolution 4G network starting on December 15. The new markets include. Dover, Del.; Skidaway, Whitemarsh, Wilmington and Tybee Islands, Garden City, Rincon, Springfield, Guyton, Pembroke, Richmond Hill, Midway, Hinesville, and Savannah, Ga.; Greater Manchester and Nashua, N.H.; Fitchburg, Leominster, Lunenburg, and Townsend, Mass.; and Clintondale, Fishkill, Hyde Park, Kingston, New Paltz, Plattekill, Poughkeepsie, Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Saugerties, and Wappingers Falls along the I-87 corridor in New York. Verizon has already announced a number of other communities that will have access to LTE on December 15, including towns in Indiana and Ohio.
Verizon Debuts Global Jetpack with LTE-A and Support for 15 Connected Devices
Verizon Wireless this week announced the MiFi 7730L Jetpack, a global mobile hotspot that provides wireless access to WiFi devices in the U.S. and around the world.
AT&T Fires Up LTE in Several Smaller Cities
AT&T today announced the availability of its LTE 4G network in a handful of towns scattered about the country. The new markets include Richmond-New Castle, Ind.; Adrian and Sault Ste.
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.
Verizon Brands Its Dual-Band LTE Markets as 'XLTE'
Verizon Wireless today announced the launch of XLTE service, which is a new way for the company to market its dual-band LTE network. Verizon Wireless initially deployed LTE in the 700MHz band.
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.