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Verizon announces new LTE markets to be live on December 20th

0. phoneArena posted on 14 Dec 2012, 03:37

Verizon has all the major market service areas covered, so get your map app ready to see where these updates are coming...

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posted on 14 Dec 2012, 03:54 1

1. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)

This is great news for Wyoming and Oregon; I can certainly say that Wyoming has some very breath-taking country side, mostly vast and wide-open. Washington is not as picturesque but, it's home to Starbucks and the birth of "BYOM" (Bring Your Own Macbook).

posted on 14 Dec 2012, 07:51 4

3. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4888; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)

PAPINYC, all the states in the north west, Wyoming, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana & Northern California are some of the WORLDS Most beautiful places. They have some of the best National Parks & the Rockies are just majestic. There are few places in the world that can bolster such natural beauty.

Verizon is just the BEST carrier PERIOD.

posted on 14 Dec 2012, 09:55

4. JohnnyBravo (Posts: 105; Member since: 02 Dec 2012)

I have Verizon for this reason. They are the best as far as coverage and speeds but they suck when it comes to pricing and some of their customer based tactics. My fear is that they will get so powerful that they will strong-arm, if not already, their customers to the point of drastic plan changes and agreeing to customer based push ads! (queue the evil empire Star Wars theme song....)

For this reason is why I think it is important for the smaller carriers to prosper(T-Mo & Sprint). Could you imagine a world with just two carriers???/ We would be paying like $200 a month for single smartphone usage!! Not including unlimited text or data! I can totally see this.

posted on 14 Dec 2012, 13:35

7. cripton805 (Posts: 1485; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)

Verizon did raise their plans by 20% and got rid of all their old customer incentives. I dont care how GOOD their product is, if they treat their customer like crap, id rather give my money to someone else and HELP them make their product better.

I went from Verizons 4g service to Sprints 3g thats super slow and I couldnt be happier. Just because I know Im supporting a company that reduces my bill sometimes if I have issues and they are much nicer to their customers. Once their 4g is out Ill never look back.

I cant count how many times I was told to pretty much f*** off by support. When I called to cancel my lines, they were quick to give me the world. Well f*** you VZW and all the times you treated me like crap. You couldnt pay me enough to stick with that.

posted on 14 Dec 2012, 11:50 1

6. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)

Best overall carrier. However, when you get area specific, things change sometimes. While all my friends on Verizon are stuck with 3G, I'm all over 10 Mbps HSPA+ with 15 Mbps peaks. And the closest LTE area is 70 miles away. :)

posted on 14 Dec 2012, 06:30 1

2. dragonscourgex (Posts: 307; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)

Congratz to the places that got the switch flip, but come on Verizon. The city 20 mins north of me has LTE and I keep jump on and off of LTE, just flip the switch here too :) Verizon 3G network is really slow around here!

posted on 14 Dec 2012, 10:12

5. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3816; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)

Verizon 3G is slow everywhere.

posted on 14 Dec 2012, 14:07

8. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

the thing you should take from this is Verizon is certainly very active in trying to get you LTE service. imagine how long you'd have to wait if you had AT&T or Sprint.

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