Verizon to add LTE coverage to more cities and towns this Thursday

Verizon to add LTE coverage to more cities and towns this Thursday
Good news for Verizon customers came in the form of a tweet from the carrier. In the message, Verizon said that this Thursday it was going to add LTE coverage to a "mess" of cities and towns. In the tweet, Verizon didn't exactly pass along the names of the areas where you will find these 4G signals from the mobile operator, but the carrier has said that by the end of this year, LTE would be in 140 markets.

The good news for Verizon is obvious-the more locations with 4G coverage, the more LTE enabled phones that will be sold. So far, the only LTE handset that is available from them is the HTC ThunderBolt with the Samsung Droid Charge expected to launch soon.

If you have been hoping for Verizon's LTE coverage in your area, you might end up getting your wish granted before the end of this week.

source: Twitter via AndroidCentral

Verizon's tweet says it will expand its LTE covergae this Thursday

Verizon's tweet says it will expand its LTE covergae this Thursday


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13 Comments

1. MalakiMills

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 15, 2010

Come on Ithaca!!!

13. ardent1

Posts: 2000; Member since: Apr 16, 2011

In Tompkins County? I haven't driven on Route 79 or 96 in a long, long time.

14. narley

Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009

According to Verizon Wireless, the 4G LTE Network will launch in the following cities: Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania Hilton Head, South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina Wilmington, North Carolina Clarksville, Tennessee Cleveland, Tennessee Oak Grove & Hopkinsville, Kentucky

2. ILikeBubbles

Posts: 525; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

love love love love how Phandroid.com is about 3 hours ahead of phonearena for android news. although phonearena is covering more..........

3. jogutier

Posts: 324; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

Yea, I like to bust phonearena's balls, but i still visit their site the most. :)

4. TheFunnyMan

Posts: 77; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

Phonescoop had this story far earlier too. But its such a drab website. Keep up the good work, PA!

5. jessicahoney23 unregistered

hi well i have a thunderbolt 4g i live in los angeles. and i live by downtown La and i get awesome 4g signal outside and crazy fast internet speeds. but inside many high rise buildings i loose 4g reception and get 3G. i wanted to know if this is normal? because from what i read Lte was supposed to be better than 3G inside buildings. but with me is the opposite . so yea why is this happening? in 3g i can do everything i can do on 4g except video calls and at slower speeds. i dnt really get a 1x signal its usually a 3G icon but still what gives why am i loosing 4g inside buildings??

9. jogutier

Posts: 324; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

your probally in the extended coverage like me. :( I get good speeds outside but inside it's back to 3g. ha ha Check here: http://network4g.verizonwireless.com/#/coverage

6. BobbyTaba

Posts: 316; Member since: Aug 11, 2010

Phonearena covers the most news and is really organized.

7. jaabubby

Posts: 38; Member since: Jan 16, 2010

LTE was announced in Leheigh Valley, PA. The Allentown area of Pennsylvania and surrounding cities.

8. tedkord

Posts: 17043; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Phone Arena is great at gathering all the news from other sites, but their in house reviews are horrible, and most of their writers seem to speak english as a second language

10. Xander297

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 29, 2010

Wilmington NC got it today!!! Love the speed and voice + data at the same time!!

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