Verizon to activate and expand 4G LTE service in a plethora of markets on April 29

Verizon is doing some big things with its 4G LTE network. The company announced that starting on April 19, over 2/3 of the U.S. population will have access to its fast 4G LTE network. April 19 is the special day because on that day, it will flip the 4G LTE switch in 27 new markets and expand it in 44 markets.

Once these new markets go up, Verizon will have its 4G LTE network available in over 230 markets. Their grand goal is to have the service available in over 400 markets and to over 260 million people in the United States.

On Thursday, April 19 Verizon will be debuting its 4G LTE network in the following markets:

  • Auburn, Alabama
  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • Siloam Springs, Arkansas
  • Van Buren, Arkansas
  • Visalia, California
  • Porterville, California
  • Fort Walton Beach, Florida
  • Ocala, Florida
  • Brunswick, Georgia
  • LaGrange, Georgia
  • Macon/Warner Robins, Georgia
  • Peoria, Illinois
  • Kokomo/Logansport, Indiana
  • Marion, Indiana
  • Dodge City, Kansas
  • Garden City, Kansas
  • Great Bend, Kansas
  • Hays, Kansas
  • Salisbury, Maryland
  • Cattaraugus/Allegany, New York
  • Sandusky, Ohio
  • Ardmore, Oklahoma
  • Ponca City, Oklahoma
  • Salem/Albany/Corvallis, Oregon
  • Pierre, South Dakota
  • Big Springs, Texas
  • Tyler, Texas

List of cities getting its 4G LTE service expanded on April 19

  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Bakersfield, California
  • Fresno, California
  • Modesto, California
  • Sacramento, California
  • Salinas/Monterey, California
  • San Diego, California
  • San Francisco, California
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Stockton, California
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Fort Collins/Loveland, Colorado
  • Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida
  • Boise/Nampa, Idaho
  • Carbondale/Marion, Illinois
  • Rockford, Illinois
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Manchester/Nashua, New Hampshire
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Buffalo/Niagara Falls, New York
  • New York, New York
  • Akron, Ohio
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Providence/Pawtucket, Rhode Island
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • El Paso, Texas
  • Provo/Orem, Utah
  • Salt Lake City/Ogden, Utah
  • Olympia/Centralia, Washington
  • Spokane, Washington

That’s a pretty extensive list. If you’re in one of the markets listed above, let us know if you plan on getting a 4G LTE phone and which one you plan on getting!

Jonathan converted to the Android platform from Blackberry with the original Motorola Droid. He currently has a Samsung Galaxy Nexus complete with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on Verizon Wireless, a Motorola Xoom, and a Kindle Fire. Besides keeping up with Android news, he enjoys spending time with his family, gaming, reading, and computers. Google+

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