Verizon Wireless is turning on its LTE wireless network in 26 additional cities today, bringing its 4G offering to a total of 143 markets across the United States.
Starting today, Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network will be available in Fort Smith and Jonesboro, Ark.; San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara, Calif.; Daytona, Fla.; Bloomington, Champaign/Urbana, Rockford and Springfield, Ill.; the Quad Cities, Ill./Iowa; Iowa City, Iowa; Shreveport, La.; Kalamazoo and Saginaw, Mich.; Reno, Nev.; Las Cruces, N.M.; Fargo, N.D.; Canton, Lima and Mansfield, Ohio; Dyersburg, Tenn.; the Tri-Cities, Tenn./Va.; and Austin, Beaumont/Port Arthur, Wichita Falls and El Paso, Texas. The company is also making major 4G LTE expansions on Thursday in San Francisco, Indianapolis and Cleveland/Akron.
Consumers can choose from 11 devices to access the 4G LTE network, including:
- Smartphones: DROID BIONIC by Motorola, 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