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08-16-2012, 04:55 AM #1
Verizon Rolls Out 4G LTE in 34 New Markets and Expands 38 Others
Verizon recently announced that the company will be flipping the switch to 4G LTE in 34 new markets while expanding coverage across 38 others on August 16th. The wireless carrier is rolling out 4G LTE and reaching than 75% of the U.S. population, making their grand total of areas covered larger than 370 markets. The news is great for LTE iPad owners who will seemingly continue to enjoy faster and better download speeds in quite a few new areas.
If that wasnt enough already, there have been several rumors of the next-generation iPhone also being LTE capable, which should leave Verizon customers with additional excitement. Most recently, Korean carriers have been hinting at clues that point towards a 4G LTE capable next-gen iPhone.
For those of you who are looking for the full list of new areas covered, you can find them below:
Hot Springs, Ark.
Valdosta and Waycross, Ga.
Centralia and Danville, Ill.
Parsons, Salina and Topeka, Kan.
Alexandria and Monroe, La.
Battle Creek and Muskegon, Mich.
Mankato and Worthington, Minn.
Joplin and Sedalia, Mo.
Bismarck, Grand Forks and Minot, N.D.
Chillicothe, Ohio; Reading, Pa.
Laredo, Odessa and Texarkana, Texas
Brattleboro and White River Junction, Vt.
Eau Claire, La Crosse and Manitowoc, Wis.
Los Angeles and Santa Barbara/Santa Maria, Calif.
Macon/Warner Robins, Ga.
Bloomington, Champaign/Urbana, Decatur/Effingham and Springfield, Ill.
Des Moines, Iowa City and Sioux City, Iowa
Dodge City, Garden City and Great Bend, Kan.
Lexington and Louisville, Ky.
New Orleans, La.
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.
Las Vegas, Nev.
Las Cruces, N.M.
New York, N.Y.
Cincinnati, Ohio Greenville/Spartanburg, S.C.
Sioux Falls, S.D.
Salt Lake City/Ogden, Utah
Green Bay, Wis.
Additional areas include: Little Rock, Ark., expanding into Batesville, Ark.; Tallahassee, Fla., expanding into Thomasville, Ga.; Burley, Idaho, expanding into Twin Falls, Idaho; Chicago, Ill., expanding into DeKalb, Ill.; and Cedar City, Utah, expanding into St. George, Utah.
08-16-2012, 07:22 AM #2
Uh, that's not 34 new markets...
08-16-2012, 08:10 AM #3
if apple don't make the i5 LTE capable..
08-16-2012, 08:54 AM #4
08-16-2012, 10:20 AM #5
Wow! Leaving AT&T in the dust..AGAIN. Guess when you're that big you really move that slow :]
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08-16-2012, 06:11 PM #10
Yea but their dual radio required, device battery hogging, slow CDMA fallback, craptastic hyper-band hand-off flavor of LTE SUX! Sayin...
08-16-2012, 06:56 PM #11
Good to see UT getting some more expansion!
08-17-2012, 01:48 AM #12
Wait, LTE is not exactly same as 4G ..
Real 4G is fastest.
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