Verizon spreads the LTE love to 33 new markets

Verizon spreads the LTE love to 33 new markets
Verizon is the undisputed king of LTE networks in the U.S., where its 4G coverage simply dwarfs those of the other carriers. And, by the looks of it, this isn't going to change anytime soon. This Thursday, Verizon is going to launch LTE in 33 new cities. That brings the total number of covered markets to 337. In comparison, AT&T currently has LTE in 47 markets, while Sprint just entered the game with 15. While Big Red is way ahead of its competitors, it's not willing to rest on its laurels, as the carrier's goal is to cover 400 markets by the end of the year.

Here are the new cities, which will be able to experience the LTE love as soon as tomorrow:

  • El Dorado/Magnolia and Russellville, Ark.
  • New London County, Conn.
  • Fort Pierce/Vero Beach and Melbourne/Titusville, Fla.
  • Columbus and Rome, Ga.
  • Burley, Idaho; Mattoon, Ill.
  • Anderson and Muncie, Ind.
  • Manhattan/Junction City and McPherson, Kan.
  • Lafayette/New Iberia, La.; St. Joseph, Mo.
  • Bozeman/Livingston, Kalispell and Missoula, Mont.
  • Goldsboro/Kinston, Roanoke Rapids and Rocky Mount/Wilson, N.C.
  • Zanesville, Ohio; Meadville and Punxsutawney/DuBois/Clearfield, Pa.
  • Orangeburg, S.C.; Sherman/Denison, Texas
  • Cedar City and Logan, Utah; Rutland/Bennington, Vt.
  • Lynchburg and Winchester, Va.
  • Bellingham, Wash.
  • Beckley, W.Va.

Current LTE markets aren't neglected as well, as Verizon has also expanded its coverage in the following 32 locations:

  • Mobile, Ala.
  • Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco, Calif.
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Sarasota/Bradenton, Fla.
  • Hilo, Honolulu and Kahului/Wailuku/Maui County, Hawaii; Blackfoot/Idaho Falls/Rexburg, Idaho
  • Peoria, Ill.
  • Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Wichita, Kan.
  • Baton Rouge, La.
  • Baltimore, Md.
  • Kansas City and Springfield, Mo.
  • Akron, Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo, Ohio
  • Allentown/Bethlehem, Harrisburg and Scranton/Wilkes Barre, Pa.
  • Columbia and Greenville/Spartanburg, S.C.
  • Provo/Orem and Salt Lake City/Ogden, Utah
  • Fredericksburg, Va.
  • Seattle, Wash.

source: CNET

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