Idaho, Colorado should also get coverage
US regional carrier Strata Networks will soon start carrying the iPhone 5, according to its website. The company is currently only promising that the device is "coming soon," and signing people up to be notified when more information is available. Strata is based in Utah, but also has local coverage in Idaho and Colorado, and supports nationwide calling.
Should allow AT&T to make significant LTE expansions
AT&T has bought $1.9 billion in 700 MHz B spectrum from Verizon Wireless, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. AT&T says that the licenses should cover over 42 million people in 18 states: California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming. As a part of the deal, it will also get AWS (Advanced Wireless Services) spectrum in five of those markets.