Verizon celebrated the 2-year anniversary of their 4G LTE, but they aren't slowing down anytime soon. We know they've been updating at a very rapid pace and today have learned multiple Northwest markets will be getting lit up with 4G LTE. Verizon's expects their entire LTE rollout to be complete in 2013, and they're well on their way.
Verizon has been pretty busy lately working on their 4G LTE spectrum. They've been doing a little of both, selling and buying up available spectrum as long as the FCC approves of the deal. Today Verizon has confirmed they've sold more 700 MHz 4G spectrum to Clear Talk and will be awaiting approval by the FCC.
Verizon Wireless. While network news and conference calls aren't always that exciting, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo had a few comments regarding their ever expanding 4G LTE network. Today Verizon stated they expect their entire network to be fully 4G LTE compatible by mid 2013 -- 6 months sooner than originally planned.
AT&T and T-Mobile have announced that they will be opening up their networks for customers of both carriers in New York and New Jersey, two areas that have been hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Since both companies use GSM and UTSM networks, it means that users will be able to switch between the two networks with no problem.
FCC has just dropped some good news down on the folks at AT&T. We've seen countless spectrum and airwave transfers and purchases as of late, and now AT&T is getting in on even more action after they've been shopping for extra. Earlier this year the FCC allowed them to transfer some spectrum to T-Mobile after the failed merger, and now some unused broadband airwaves are going to get put to use.
T-Mobile loves its unlimited plans and they're one of the few carriers that still have them around. However, while providing unlimited data is certainly a boon, T-Mobile is currently working on improving and restructuring their network, making their 4G speeds even faster and providing coverage in more places.
4G LTE capable phones on AT&T we have some good news if you've yet to see LTE in your city. Today AT&T has announced another set of cities getting the upgrade to their fast 4G LTE service. Their rollout hasn't been extremely quick, but AT&T's been picking up the pace as of late.
Verizon Wireless has announced yet another set of markets that will be receiving the upgrade to 4G LTE (long term evolution). Verizon has continued to roll out upgrades to their wireless network at a faster pace than all the others -- in terms of 4G LTE -- and starting tomorrow another 33 markets will get flipped to 4G.
4G LTE network rollout this morning by announcing multiple new locations and cities that will be getting the improvement. They've also announced a few that are getting expansions to better their 4G LTE offerings too. Read on below for full details and city information if you've been waiting for LTE in your area.