Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE Network Available To More Than Half The U.S. Population

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  1. dgstorm

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    It appears that Verizon has really outdone itself with nation-wide 4G LTE coverage. According to this press release, they have already reached more than half the U.S. Population. Here's a chunk of the press release:
    To see the full list of 117 Cities they now cover hit the link below.

    City List from the Press Release - With Full Press Release
     
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    As of today I'm getting 4g in southeast va. Can someone confirm this too?
     
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    I'm working to clarify for you, I have a couple friends who run VZW stores in Hampton Roads. I'll let you know what they say.
     
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    Sweet. I thought it was a fluid bit I have reset and turned on and off airplane and turned 4g on and off and it shows up. Getting around 20 down according to speed test. I can post pics after work.

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    * fluke. Won't let me edit.

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    its up, not sure if its just testing though
     
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    Expanded coverage for DC area! I hope that means better coverage at my house so that when I get my 4G phone, it won't switch between 3G and 4G constantly.

    And as for south east VA, that's interesting. I lived down there for several years and recently moved up to Dc. I'm surprised that area didn't get 4G before because of the people and military but it's strange that Verizon has 4G up when they didn't show it going up for anywhere in VA besides DC area in 2011. I hope it stays up down there when I go visit in a couple months.
     
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    I live in Virginia Beach, havent seen 4g, I work in chesapeake, not here either

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    I am thinking it is in testing because I talked to my friend who runs a store in Newport News and it was up temporarily.
     
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    Been getting it all afternoon in yorktown.

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    Interesting. Looks like Hampton Roads maybe getting it beginning of 2012. I used to live in Yorktown and was just there this past weekend so 4G there is sounding good to me.
     
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    Hopefully when I got to hampton I still have it.

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    The official word that verizon reps here at the beach are telling people is that we are looking at late october, I was just hoping we might have it turned on earlier

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    Late October? Wow Verizon really is working fast and meeting their schedule for getting up 4G everywhere. Now all they need to do is go down on their prices :p.
     
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    4G availability <> accessibility
    4G @ AB airport <> 4G in Austin
    Grossly misleading statements like what that map and statements about 1/2 population having 4G available to them = epic fail
     
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