updated 11:33 am EDT, Wed May 2, 2012
Verizon HomeFusion LTE rolls out from pilot scheme
Verizon is making its HomeFusion residential LTE boadband available across the US from May 3. The service has moved from a pilot program to a full product as an alternative to typical cable and DSL connections.
Fixed-location LTE radios installed and connected to Wi-Fi routers are claimed to offer average data rates of 5-12Mbps downstream and 2-5Mbps upstream. Data allowances start at 10GB for $60 per month, 20GB rises to $90 per month, and 30GB hits $120 per month, each with a 50 percent bonus allowance in the first two months and overage charges of $10 per GB.
The Verizon 4G LTE network currently covers 230 markets, including more than two thirds of the US population.