Verizon Wireless to bring 4G LTE to 19 new markets and two cities on June 16th
Verizon is on track to meet its goal of adding 4G LTE to 175 markets by the end of the year. Last month, the company initially added 9 markets, but later added another 21.
Verizon announced today that they will add 4G LTE to 19 more markets and two cities starting June 16th. The following metropolitan areas will be receiving 4G LTE: Fresno and Sacramento, California; Hartford, Connecticut; Boise, Idaho; Fort Wayne and Indianapolis, Indiana; Flint, Grand Rapids, and Lansing, Michigan; Dayton, Ohio,; Erie, Harrisburg and State College, Pennsylvania; Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Salt Lake City-Ogden, Utah; Spokane, Washington; and Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The two new cities to receive LTE are San Francisco and Detroit.
Verizon’s total amount of markets will reach 74 metropolitan areas after the addition of the 19 new markets. Verizon customers in the areas mentioned above can get excited about the 12Mbps real-word downlink speeds and up to 5Mbps uplink speeds. If you are interested in an LTE device, Verizon currently has three in its roster: the Samsung Droid Charge, the HTC Thunderbolt, and the LG Revolution. We will keep you updated on Verizon’s plans to bring 4G LTE to the rest of America.