Verizon Wireless launches LTE-Advanced in 461 cities

Verizon Wireless

United States —

Verizon Wireless has announced that it has launched LTE-Advanced technology to more than 288 million people in 461 cities.

Verizon Wireless confirmed that its LTE-Advanced service is now available in all the major cities, and covers loads of less-served places including highways, interstates, country roads and rural America.

“Our customers just received a major network enhancement for no additional cost,” said Tami Erwin, head of operations for Verizon’s wireless unit. “Verizon LTE Advanced works like a turbocharger on an engine. Speed boosts kick in when you need it most, with big data use.  That’s when you get the big peak boost of Verizon LTE Advanced.”

Verizon offers LTE-Advanced services using carrier aggregation technology leveraging a combination of 700 MHz, AWS, and PCS spectrum.

Current devices that are Verizon LTE Advanced-capable include: Apple iPhone 6, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, Apple iPhone 6s, Apple iPhone 6s Plus, Apple iPhone 5 SE, Apple iPad Pro, Apple iPad Pro 9.7, Apple iPad Air 2, Apple iPad Mini 4, Asus Zenpad Z8, Blackberry PRIV, HTC 10, HTC Desire 626, HTC One M9, LG V10, LG G4, LG G5, Microsoft Surface 3, Motorola Nexus 6, Moto X, Moto Z Force Droid, Moto Z Droid, Motorola Droid Turbo 2, Motorola Droid Turbo, Netgear MHS AC791L, Novatel MiFi i6620L, Novatel MiFi USB620L, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Samsung Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy View, Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8.0, Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Sony Xperia Z3v, and Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet.