4G coming to lots more places in 2011

Verizon on Thursday announced a major expansion of its 4G high-speed network. (See Darrell Hoemann's review of the 4G service from the Braggin' Rights game and Texas Bowl.)

The company said it would add 140 cities to the 4G service this year, and listed about four dozen initial markets, which include one in Illinois - Carbondale-Marion.

From the news release:

"A list of initial 4G LTE markets to be covered by Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network in 2011 include:

Huntsville, Alabama

Mobile, Alabama

Montgomery, Alabama

Little Rock, Arkansas

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Gainesville, Florida

Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida

Pensacola, Florida

Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

Augusta, Georgia

Honolulu, Hawaii

Kahului-Wailuku, Hawaii

Lahaina, Hawaii

Boise-Nampa, Idaho

Carbondale-Marion, Illinois

Wichita, Kansas

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Hammond, Louisiana

Detroit, Michigan

Flint, Michigan

Fayetteville-Lumberton, North Carolina

Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, North Carolina

Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Wilmington, North Carolina

Dayton-Springfield, Ohio

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Erie, Pennsylvania

State College, Pennsylvania

Charleston, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina

Hilton Head, South Carolina

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Clarksville, Tennessee

Cleveland, Tennessee

Kingsport, Tennessee; Johnson City, Tennessee; Bristol, Virginia/Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee

Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas

Bryan-College Station, Texas

Provo-Orem, Utah

Salt Lake City-Ogden, Utah

Centralia, Washington

Olympia, Washington

Charleston, West Virginia

Madison, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin



 

 

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