Verizon Wireless expands its 4G LTE network in the San Francisco bay area on september 15
Date: Wed, 09/14/2011 - 13:43
Kevin Zavaglia, Verizon Wireless president of the Northern California/Northern Nevada/Hawaii Region, announced that the company is expanding the world's first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in the San Francisco Bay Area on Sept. 15.
Already, Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network is available in 117 cities across the United States, covering more than 160 million Americans or half the U.S. population. With the upcoming expansion, residents in areas such as Scotts Valley, Aptos, Watsonville, Live Oak, and parts of Santa Cruz with 4G LTE devices will be able to take advantage of speeds up to 10 times faster than the company's 3G network. Verizon 4G LTE smartphones are twice as fast as any AT&T smartphone.
Verizon Wireless already offers its 4G LTE network in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Solano County and parts of Marin County.
"The incredible speed of 4G LTE is something you need to experience to believe," said Zavaglia. "We encourage customers to stop by our local retail stores for a live demo on our latest smartphones, tablets, and other 4G LTE devices."
Residents of the Bay Area can choose from an array of devices on Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network including:
• Smartphones: Revolution™ by LG, DROID Charge by Samsung and ThunderBolt™ by HTC
• Tablets: Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 10.1 with 4G LTE
• Notebooks and Netbooks: HP® Pavilion dm1-3010nr Entertainment PC and Compaq™ Mini CQ10-688nr with built-in 4G LTE
• Hotspots: Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi™ 4510L and Samsung 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH-LC11
• Modems: Verizon Wireless 4G LTE USB Modem 551L and Pantech UML290 USB Modem