Great news for some of you folks living in the US – Verizon has announced the availability of its 4G LTE network in 22 new markets, expanding its 160 million user coverage and pushing it closer to its goal of 185 million by the end of the month. The 4G LTE service in the new areas will launch on September 15th, enabling users to download data at speeds of 5-12 Mbps and upload at 2-5 Mbps. Hit the break for the full list of new markets that will be available soon, and check out our review of the network.
The list of markets is as follows:
Las Cruces, New Mexico; El Paso, Wichita Falls, Austin, Texas; Shreveport, Louisiana; The San Francisco Bay Area; Reno, Nevada; Santa Barbara County, Obispo County, California; Central Illinois, the Quad Cities Rockford, Illinois; Mansfield, Canton, The Akron-Canton Airport, Cleveland, Lima, Ohio; Fargo, North Dakota, Moorhead, Minnesota; Iowa City, Iowa; and Campbell town, Pennsylvania.
If you noticed that some of the areas mentioned already have 4G LTE – it’s because they will receive increased coverage. Don’t fret if you still don’t see your area listed: it should only be a matter of time before Verizon shows up at your door. Find out more.