Verizon's 4G LTE Network Goes Live Over Weekend

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    The folks at Verizon flip the switch and went live with their mobile 4G LTE network yesterday. The speeds reported fall a bit short of what we previously reported here, but are still pretty close and faster than many available broadband wired connections.

    According to the guys over at Phandroid, initial real-world tests from some of their sources in the Washington DC metro area are a minimum of just over 6.5Mbps. Of course, this is on a mostly empty network, so it will be interesting to see how it fairs when the network gets loaded down with a ton of people downloading their favorite videos 24/7.

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    I don't think it's worth it right now. I mean, I live in Omaha, NE and I found it isn't even available here yet? Not to mention the increased costs of operating on 4G.. Also, what phones are available to operate on the 4G network!? I'm getting a 3G Droid X soon, dammit..
     
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    Now to wait for 4G LTE phones to come out
     
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    and for the 4g to get to your town, city, etc