updated 04:53 pm EDT, Fri September 14, 2012
AT&T expands to Philadelphia, Wilmington, Verizon to Jefferson City
Both Verizon and AT&T announced today expansions in their LTE coverage. For AT&T, the new LTE coverage areas are a continuation of a round of LTE expansions that kicked off in April of this year. Verizon's expansion is in furtherance of that carrier's goal of providing LTE coverage for 400 cities by the end of the year.
Today's AT&T rollout expands LTE coverage into Philadelphia as well as Wilmington, Delaware. The carrier boasts that its 4G LTE network delivers speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G.
Verizon's expansion brings LTE coverage to Jefferson City, Missouri today, and to a number of other markets by September 20. The other markets include Kansas City, Missouri, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, The Hays, Kansas, Rolla, Missouri, Lawrence, Kansas, Bremerton, Washington, Silverdale, Wshington, Emporia, Kansas, Coffeyville, Kansas, Buffalo, New York, Tallahassee, Florida, Fort Myers, Florida, and Tampa Bay, Florida.