Verizon Gives NJ More 4G LTE

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Verizon Wireless announced today that it’s 4G LTE Network can now be accessed by more people Northern New Jersey. They turned on more cell sites in Jersey City, Florham Park, Newark, South Plainfield and Hackensack. As of now, over 80% of the New York Metro Region is covered by Verizon’s 4G LTE Network!  These customer can now get download speeds of 5-12Mbps and upload speeds of 2-5Mbps! If they are using Verizon’s 4G LTE Network! By adding these new cell sites, it shows Verizon’s commitment to keep expanding their 4G LTE Network in the NY Metro Region. Pat Devlin, president of Verizon Wireless in the New York Metro Region, had to say this about the announcement:

“We’ve been working hard on expanding our 4G LTE network in the New Jersey area ever since we initially launched it back in December of 2010. Now, even more  residents and small businesses have access to the blazingly fast 4G LTE speeds and the brand new line of devices that make it easy to share music, photos and files on-the-go.”

Verizon’s hard work has definitely paid off, even more people now have access to their great 4G LTE Network! This also means they have access to there great 4G LTE Devices; Like, the HTC Thunderbolt, Samsung Droid Charge, LG Revolution, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE, Motorola XOOM 4G LTE, 4G LTE Mobile Hotspots, and many more great devices! For more info on Verizon Wireless’s newest 4G LTE Expansion in New Jersey, Please see the press release below.

Press Release

VERIZON WIRELESS EXPANDS 4G LTE NETWORK IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY 

    • Over 80% of the New York Metro Region has access to the nation’s largest 4G LTE network
    • Average 4G LTE data rates are 5-12 Mbps on the downlink and 2-5 Mbps on the uplink
    • Addition of new cell sites shows Verizon’s commitment to the ongoing expansion of the 4G LTE network within the New York Metro region

            WARREN, NEW JERSEY – Verizon Wireless announced today that it has expanded America’s largest 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to even more customers in the Northern New Jersey area by turning on additional cell sites in Newark, Lodi, Jersey City, Hackensack, South Plainfield, Linden, and Florham Park.

“We’ve been working hard on expanding our 4G LTE network in the New Jersey area ever since we initially launched it back in December of 2010,” said Pat Devlin, president of Verizon Wireless, New York Metro Region. “Now, even more  residents and small businesses have access to the blazingly fast 4G LTE speeds and the brand new line of devices that make it easy to share music, photos and files on-the-go.”

The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is now available in the following areas in Northern New Jersey:

  • Newark, along Clinton Avenue from 21st Street to Baldwin Avenue; also, on Fabyan Place and South 18th Street
  • Lodi, along South Main Street, near Passaic Avenue and Union Street
  • Jersey City, along Ocean Avenue and Garfield Avenue, from Bramhall Avenue to Stevens Avenue
  • Hackensack, along Passaic Street between Maywood Avenue and Summit Avenue
  • South Plainfield, along South Clinton Avenue, between New Market Street and St. Nicholas Avenue providing coverage along New Brunswick Avenue and parts of Hamilton Blvd
  • Linden, providing coverage in the town of Roselle along Baltimore Avenue and St. Georges Avenue and all the surrounding residential areas and Roselle Catholic High School
  • Florham Park, along Ridgedale Avenue, Columbia Turnpike, Hanover Road and the surrounding residential area.

Nationally, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is available in 165 cities, covering more than 186 million Americans from coast to coast. The company will continue to quickly broaden its 4G LTE network and with more announcements to come by the end of 2011. The newest line of devices on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network include the recently launchedDROID RAZR™ by MotorolaDROID Bionic™ by MotorolaBreakout™ by PantechRevolution™ by LGDROID Charge by SamsungThunderbolt by HTC and the 4G LTE tablets Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 10.1 and Xoom™ by Motorola. In addition, customers will be able to connect to the nation’s largest network on-the-go with the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE USB Modem 551L and Pantech UML290 USB modem, as well as 4G LTE Mobile Hotspots from Verizon Wireless and Samsung. All 4G LTE devices are “backward compatible,” so they will default to 3G service when 4G LTE is not available. The Verizon Wireless 3G network is available coast to coast and is the most reliable in the country.

4G LTE Plans and Pricing

            Verizon Wireless customers can view and manage their data usage by logging on to My Verizon. Smartphone customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan, beginning at $39.99 for 450 minutes per month. Customers can choose from the following data packages or plans for their 4G LTE devices:

  • Data packages for smartphones (voice plan required) and Mobile Broadband Plans for tablets and netbooks:

—      $30 monthly access for 2 GB monthly allowance

—      $50 monthly access for 5 GB monthly allowance

—      $80 monthly access for 10 GB monthly allowance

  • Mobile Broadband Plans for Mobile Hotspots, USB modems and notebooks:

—      $50 monthly access for 5 GB monthly allowance

—      $80 monthly access for 10 GB monthly allowance

            Verizon Wireless is focused on a disciplined deployment approach that continues year after year.  The company’s 700 MHz spectrum provides unique advantages with 4G LTE, including a contiguous, nationwide network license.  With this latest progression of wireless technology, the company has measured average data rates to be 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.  These speeds will allow for smooth mobile video-conferencing, multiple simultaneous video streams, speedy transfer of large files, downloading and running of powerful programs, and numerous other applications that help improve productivity on the go. For example, a song can be downloaded in 4 seconds, a photo uploaded in 6 seconds, or when working on the go, a 10MB PowerPoint presentation will take less than 10 seconds to view.

 

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