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The iPhone community is excited to get the iPhone 5 in their hands, but it is still a large problem that 4G LTE won’t be available everywhere, as it is...
09-20-2012, 12:55 PM #1
AT&T and Verizon Expand Their 4G LTE Networks Prior to iPhone 5 Launch
The iPhone community is excited to get the iPhone 5 in their hands, but it is still a large problem that 4G LTE won’t be available everywhere, as it is one of the iPhone 5’s most exciting new features. Good news for some extra cities today is that AT&T and Verizon appear to have expanded their 4G LTE networks just before tomorrow’s official launch of the iPhone 5.
Originally Posted by MacRumors
With AT&T and Verizon expanding these networks to more locations, it gives iPhone 5 buyers more incentive to use their phones to their full potential in their own areas. AT&T and Verizon are both expected to open even more doors to their 4G LTE network by the end of 2012 and AT&T hopes to complete their expansion by the end of 2013.
If you’re looking to buy an iPhone 5, Verizon is probably the best carrier to go with because they have so much more 4G LTE coverage across the United States.
Sources: AT&T and Verizon via MacRumors
Last edited by Anthony Bouchard; 09-20-2012 at 01:31 PM.
09-20-2012, 01:05 PM #2
09-20-2012, 01:23 PM #3
The 4s does not support HSPA+.
09-20-2012, 01:35 PM #4
Umm yes it does.
09-20-2012, 01:40 PM #5
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Modesto yeah just got an email saying they upgraded
09-20-2012, 01:40 PM #6
09-20-2012, 01:53 PM #7
anyone know the radius of each LTE towers??
09-20-2012, 01:55 PM #8
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09-20-2012, 03:22 PM #10
That obviously isn't a full list because AT&T sent me an email yesterday saying LTE 4G coverage has now been added to Bakersfield, CA
09-20-2012, 03:36 PM #11
I would love to see an accurate Verizon 4g LTE map.
09-20-2012, 03:59 PM #12
W00t! Bemidji mn <3 that is the reason me sitting outside the Verizon store right now.
09-20-2012, 04:32 PM #13
sad that verizons 4g was already like 5x bigger than at&t's. Now their opening it into markets twice as fast as at&t to boot. Makes me sad i have at&t and live in a town that probably wont get 4g untill the end of 2013.
09-20-2012, 06:53 PM #14
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09-20-2012, 09:43 PM #17
AT&T just added seattle, WTF? well they better added it within 2 weeks cause that's when i plan on getting a 2 year contract with AT&T just cause of LTE. But i bet people don't realize that with that many iPhone 5 users on LTE your speed are gonna go down cause of soooo many people trafficking the LTE data, that's what the iPhone does to carrier's network
09-20-2012, 10:01 PM #18
09-20-2012, 10:32 PM #19
question, does that mean as of right now LTE is working in the listed cities?
09-20-2012, 11:01 PM #20
No AT&T LTE in lindenhurst, New York.
I would get Verizon, but I cant talk & surf the web at the time, something I do a lot on AT&T.
Last edited by hogcia; 09-20-2012 at 11:03 PM.