Woohoo! Verizon 4G LTE is coming to 5 new markets and expanding in others starting tomorrow

Woohoo! Verizon 4G LTE is coming to 5 new markets and expanding in others starting tomorrow
You know the kind of reaction that Homer would have after hearing some good news of any sort? Well, there are going to be a lot of people letting out that catchy “woohoo” knowing that Verizon’s snazzy 4G LTE network is on its way to them very soon.

In their never-ending quest to blanket the country with 4G LTE speeds, Verizon announced that they are giving the green lights to five new markets starting on January 19th, which is actually tomorrow if you happen to look at a calendar. Specifically, the latest places to be graced with the next-generation network include Glens Falls, NY; Utica, NY; Lawton, OK; Brownsville, TX; and McAllen, TX.

Meanwhile, there are also a handful of existing 4G LTE markets that are being expanded to have additional coverage. The areas include Atlanta, GA; Houston, TX; and Spokane, WA – all of which are substantially large regions. So yeah, that’s pretty sweet knowing these markets are going to be blanketed even more.

As it currently stands, Big Red’s tally is now positioned at 195 markets that are covered with 4G LTE –  giving them a sizable piece of the pie right now compared to the competition. Having a head start against its rivals, there’s no arguing who has the advantage at this point.

source: Verizon

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15 Comments

1. bossmt_2

Posts: 459; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

I love LTE. I love in Central New Jersey so very close to New York, and it's amazing to have. It's as fast as browsing on my home Wifi and it's available pretty much everywhere I go locally.

2. ghost__uwi

Posts: 175; Member since: Nov 28, 2011

According to SOPA.Phonearena commited copyright infringement. It has homer simpson as the icon. Hmmm sheesh hope that bill really does not get passed. I need my phone news.

3. threeline

Posts: 313; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

Who picked these towns for LTE coverage?

7. mgonzalez

Posts: 23; Member since: Jun 12, 2011

Hey I don't mind! South Texas is my home. And the two Texas cities have over one hundred thousand people.

4. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

this is pretty much the usual for Verizon. want to post something unusual tell us AT&T is expanding their LTE market.

5. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

They are just not in Philadelphia

6. LCpl_vinny

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

When are they going to show the west coast some love for christ sakes...the east coast is showered in LTE compared.

10. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

yeah, it's rare to not have LTE here in FL. xD

8. codymws

Posts: 237; Member since: Jun 17, 2010

Salem, Oregon needs LTE soon!

9. acoers

Posts: 7; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Peoria illinois just got it yesterday. Didn't see any news of it on here being released.

11. StillStuckWithDroid

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

Yes.....Hazleton PA (Population about 30K) got it about a week ago....just came home one day and boom.....4G goodness at my house. It was also not in this announcment

12. DOGIEFRESH

Posts: 316; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

5 more markets for black outs...!!!

13. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

Who else has more 4g lte.... now everyone wants it....

14. krauser1

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 19, 2012

No major expansion in the Atlanta market. Just talked to tech support and while they didn't "expand" Atlanta, they turned on some 3G towers that were already in a 4G area. Kinda got my hopes up for nothing. I have extended 4G just down the street so I was kinda hoping for the full blown 4G. Oh well, nice to see Verizon keep expanding their 4G footprint.

15. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Cool, hey VERIZON!! keep going north of FRESNO.....

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