It provides more users with the high-speed 4G service
Mobile phone carrier Verizon Wireless has announced the availability of its 4G LTE services in more markets in the New York area.Courtesy of the new expansion plans, users in Greene County, Binghamton area, Utica-Rome area, the Middletown area, the Elmira-Corning area and the Poughkeepsie area can now enjoy the wireless carrier’s LTE connectivity.
The operator fired up new sites in Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Clinton Corners, Hopewell Junction, Kingston and West Hurley; Binghamton and Apalachin; Cairo; Corning and Pine City; Middletown, Livingston Manor, New Windsor, Port Jervis area and Walkill.
In Utica-Rome, the new sites are located in Boonville, Cleveland, Frankfort, Herkimer, Ilion, Marcy, Prospect, Richfield Springs, Steuben and Whitesboro.
Furthermore, the company also announced 4G LTE expansion in 13 sites in New York’s Capital Region, where users have had the chance to try out the high-speed services since August last year.
Verizon notes that new 4G LTE sites have been erected in Albany, Charlton, Cobleskill, Duanesburg, Hagaman, Petersburg Junction, Pittstown, Rotterdam, Schaghticoke, Sharon Springs (two sites), Stillwater and West Sand Lake.
“4G LTE lets Verizon Wireless customers use their 4G LTE-enabled devices to surf the Web, post status updates and photos, share music, and download files at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks,” Big Red notes.
At the moment, the wireless carrier’s 4G LTE network is available in over 440 markets throughout the United States and is available to more than 250 million people.
Verizon Wireless promises real-life data transfer speeds of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.
Users can take advantage of these capabilities on a variety of devices, including smartphones running under Android, iOS and Windows Phone, such as the DROID DNA by HTC, Motorola DROID RAZR M, Nokia Lumia 822 or Apple’s iPhone 5.
Users who would like to learn more on Verizon’s 4G LTE network should head over to this page on the carrier’s website.