From coast to coast, throughout 38 major metropolitan areas, Verizon Wireless is preparing for the Sunday, Dec. 5 debut of its 4G network in the United States. With the 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network from Verizon Wireless, laptop users will experience speeds up to 10 times faster than when they surf on the company's 3G network. In real-world, loaded network environments, data rates are expected to be 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink. Here is more info on Verizon's 4G LTE and the cities that get 4G LTE at launch:
Business customers and individual consumers interested in getting 4G LTE from Verizon Wireless will want:
? 4G LTE Coverage Locator ? go to www.verizonwireless.com/4Glte to check if an address is in the initial 4G LTE coverage area. Street-level coverage maps will be available on the site beginning Sunday, Dec. 5. ? 4G LTE Mobile Broadband Data Plans ? choose from two 4G LTE Mobile Broadband data plans: $50 monthly access for 5 GB monthly allowance or $80 monthly access for 10 GB monthly allowance, both with $10/GB overage. ? 4G LTE Modems ? the LG VL600 is backward-compatible with the 3G network and supports Windows XP 32-bit, Vista 32/64-bit (SP2) and Windows 7 32/64-bit. Also backward-compatible with the 3G network is the Pantech UML290 4G USB, which is a 180 degree rotating USB connector and supports Windows XP 32-bit, Vista 32/64-bit (SP2) and Windows 7 32/64-bit. Each will be available online and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on Dec. 5 for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement on a 4G LTE Mobile Broadband Plan. ? How to Order ? visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, order online at www.verizonwireless.com, call 1-800-256-4646 or go through the company?s business sales channels.
Sunday?s launch of Verizon Wireless? 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network immediately reaches more than one-third of all Americans, right where they live or work. Major metropolitan areas covered by Verizon Wireless? 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network on Sunday, Dec. 5 include:
Akron, Ohio Athens, Georgia Atlanta, Georgia Baltimore, Maryland Boston, Massachusetts Charlotte, North Carolina Chicago, Illinois Cincinnati, Ohio Cleveland, Ohio Columbus, Ohio Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas Denver, Colorado Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Houston, Texas Jacksonville, Florida Las Vegas, Nevada Los Angeles, California Miami, Florida Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota Nashville, Tennessee New Orleans, Louisiana New York, New York Oakland, California Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Orlando, Florida Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Phoenix, Arizona Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Rochester, New York San Antonio, Texas San Diego, California San Francisco, California San Jose, California Seattle/Tacoma, Washington St. Louis, Missouri Tampa, Florida Washington, D.C. West Lafayette, Indiana West Palm Beach, Florida