Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Hit’s 1 Year Anniversary!

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Can you believe that just one year ago Verizon Wireless’s 4G LTE Network was born? Yes, it is the one year birthday and anniversary of Verizon’s insanely fast 4G LTE Network! The first launch was December 5 2010, they launched in 39 markets initially. It was quite a big launch! Those included our very own New York Metro and many more. Not only are 2/3 of all Americans covered after just one year, but there are also so many great devices that run on the 4G LTE Network. They have 4G LTE Smartphones, Tablet’s, MiFi’s, and Netbooks! You can see our reviews by clicking on the name of the device: Droid RAZR, Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Droid Bionic, Novatel 4510L 4G LTE MiFi, Verizon BlackBerry Bold 9930, LG Revolution, Samsung Droid Charge, Motorola XOOM 4G LTE, Verizon Samsung 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot, and the HTC Thunderbolt. As you can see we have reviewed many of the devices and that’s not even all of them! Here 2(two) quick facts as of December 15 200 Million Americans are covered by Verizon’s 4G LTE MArket and there are 190 Markets. There are 16 devices currently on the market with more coming! Like the very much so awaited Galaxy Nexus! There will also be 2(two) new DROID XYBOARD tablets from Motorola coming out before the month is over. Talk about a way to celebrate there 1 year anniversary. Congrats to Verizon on building an amazing 4G LTE Network, with many more years of use coming!

Press Release

Happy 1st Anniversary, Verizon Wireless 4G LTE! 

12/05/2011

Alabama, Arkansas, California . . . West Virginia, Wisconsin . . . and all over. On Dec. 15, more than 200 million Americans will be able to experience the blazingly fast speed and reliability of our 4G LTEnetwork.

And today, on Dec. 5, we’re celebrating big time because it’s the one-year anniversary of our initial deployment of 4G LTE. We started in 38 major markets, plus a 39th – West Lafayette, Indiana – the home ofPurdue University. Our friends at Purdue were incredibly anxious to begin developing uses for 4G LTE on campus and we made sure they had the resources to keep their technology mojo humming.

Network Reach

Those initial 39 markets weren’t all small, of course. They were places like metro New York City, San Francisco, Chicagoland and Atlanta. And on that first day, we covered more than 110 million people with 4G LTE: a very strong showing.

This is what leadership is about. Some of our competitors in the marketplace talk about 4G LTE a lot. What they’re planning, when they might have services in lots of cities, when they might get an abundance of 4G LTE smartphones and other devices so users can actually, well, use the network.

On Dec. 15, Verizon Wireless will be in 190 markets, covering more than 200 million people, with numerous different devices. Which means you have a great selection of smartphones, tablets, mobile hotspots and USB modems to access the network.

We build and maintain the best wireless networks in the world. That’s why Popular Science and PCWorld have both recently acknowledged our 4G LTE network as one of the great technological developments of 2011.

Hats off to the Verizon Wireless network engineers who are building 4G LTE from the ground up. Cheers to our major network infrastructure partners at Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and Cisco.

It’s time to blow out the candle and know that “Year 2” will be twice as bright.

Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Facts

  • 200 million Americans covered with 4G LTE (as of Dec. 15)
  • 190 Markets covered (as of Dec. 15)
  • 16 Devices currently available, including eight smartphones
  • Two hot new DROID XYBOARD tablets from Motorola coming out this month
  • One anxiously awaited GALAXY Nexus smartphone running Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, from Samsung, coming soon

4G LTE Devices

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