Verizon covers more than half of U.S. population with latest LTE network expansion
As of today, Verizon Wireless’ (VZ) LTE network cover more than half of the U.S. population. The carrier lit up 15 new markets today and now blankets a population of 160 million in 117 cities around the country.
The carrier launched and expanded its 4G service today in Tulsa, Okla..; Fort Collins, Colo.; Lansing, Mich.; Omaha, Neb.; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Northwest Arkansas, Johnstown and Altoona, Penn.; Memphis, Tenn.; Ithaca, N.Y.; Syracuse, N.Y.; Provo and Orem, Utah; greater Worcester, Mass.; Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio; the metrowest area of Massachusetts; and the capital region of New York.
The carrier appears well on track to meet its goal of reaching 185 million potential customers with its LTE network by the end of the year.