Starting with today, September 15th, users in a number of 26 new markets in the United States can enjoy access to Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network, and can also benefit from the products that the company made available for purchase with support for the advanced network.
In addition to launching the 4G service
in new markets, Verizon also announced that it expanded its availability in a series of areas where it was already launched, such as San Francisco, Indianapolis and Cleveland/Akron.
With the new expansion, Verizon's 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network is available in a number of 143 markets in the US.
Users in all these cities can purchase any of the 11 devices that pack 4G LTE connectivity capabilities and which are available from Verizon.
Among them, we can count the recently released Motorola DROID Bionic, which features a dual-core 1 GHz processors and 1GB of RAM, along with a large 4.3-inch touchscreen display that can deliver a qHD resolution.
“We’ve followed an aggressive roll out plan for our 4G LTE network, and consumers and businesses can connect today to the fastest 4G LTE network
in the country with nearly a dozen devices,” said David Small, chief technical officer of Verizon Wireless.
“Speed matters, and it matters when you’re in your hometown as well as when you’re on the road. That’s why it’s important that you can connect over 4G LTE in 143 markets, from New York to San Francisco, and from Miami to Las Vegas.”
Among the LTE devices that Verizon has added to its offering, we can count smartphones, tablets, notebooks, hotspots and modems.
There are four LTE smartphones
available for Verizon 's customers, including the aforementioned DROID Bionic by Motorola, the Revolution by LG, DROID Charge by Samsung and the ThunderBolt by HTC, which was the very first such handset the carrier released.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with 4G LTE is also available for the carrier's customers, along with the HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr Entertainment PC and Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr with built-in 4G LTE.
Moreover, users can choose to go for the 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi 4510L or the Samsung 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH-LC11, or for the 4G LTE USB Modem 551L from Verizon, accompanied by the Pantech UML290 USB modem.
The list of new markets that can benefit from Verizon's 4G LTE network
starting today includes: Fort Smith and Jonesboro, Ark.; San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara, Calif.; Daytona, Fla.; Bloomington, Champaign/Urbana, Rockford and Springfield, Ill.; the Quad Cities, Ill./Iowa; Iowa City, Iowa; Shreveport, La.; Kalamazoo and Saginaw, Mich.; Reno, Nev.; Las Cruces, N.M.; Fargo, N.D.; Canton, Lima and Mansfield, Ohio; Dyersburg, Tenn.; the Tri-Cities, Tenn./Va.; and Austin, Beaumont/Port Arthur, Wichita Falls and El Paso, Texas. The company is also making major 4G LTE expansions on Thursday in San Francisco, Indianapolis and Cleveland/Akron.