Verizon Reaches 500th LTE market, declares initial 4G rollout complete

Posted on Jun 27 2013 - 11:04am by Christopher Allega

This morning, Verizon announced that with the activation of Parkersburg, West Virginia as a 4G LTE market, they have reached 500 markets in total. But more importantly, their initial build-out of 4G LTE in “substantially complete” and now matches up to more than 99% of their 3G network. In terms of people, VZW serves LTE speeds to 298 million people across the country, which is about 95% of the U.S. population. They are indeed the leader in 4G LTE coverage.

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SOURCE: Verizon Wireless