Rogers activates its LTE-A service in 12 new markets

 

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Rogers has broadened its horizons by upgrading and expanding its LTE-A connectivity services to an additional twelve new markets in Canada. The announcement was made in a press release on the carrier’s website, where it lists the benefits that new subscribers of the service are likely to receive, in addition to download speeds of up to fifteen times faster than the standard 3G network.


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AT&T announces 13 new countries for 4G LTE roaming

LTE Roaming Now Available In More Countries

With all kinds of new mobile devices being announced at MWC 2014 and 4G LTE starting to push down into the mid-tier market, AT&T took the opportunity to announce the expansion of 4G LTE service to thirteen new countries around the globe. Outside of the U.S., AT&T already offered LTE data roaming in Canada and the U.K. AT&T said in their announcement that they are expanding their footprint to the following countries:
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Google looking to expand Glass Explorer program, current users will be given three invites to give out, asking price still $1500

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Google is looking to expand its Glass Explorer program, which provides thousands of developers with the option to own their very own pair of Google Glass.

Although Glass isn’t expected to be available on the consumer market until 2014, Google is ramping up production on the devices anyway, with a possible upcoming dispatch of more Glass units into its Explorer program in the coming months.

How will Google make these extra Glass units available, you ask? According to the Financial Times, existing Glass owners “will be able to invite a limited number of friends to buy the device.”


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AT&T fires up 4G LTE service in 7 new markets, more to come soon

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AT&T continues its assault on the 4G LTE market as today, the carrier named 7 new markets that they’ll be firing up their service in. It seems that AT&T is getting closer to their end-of-year goal, as each time they announce new markets, the regions seem to be smaller and smaller each time (with the exception of Warren County, NJ and Mount Vernon, Ohio.) If you live in one of the following regions, you should be able to get 4G on your device today. Check out the full list below:

  • Minot, North Dakota
  • Warren County, New Jersey
  • Visalia-Porterville, California
  • Brainerd Lakes, Minnesota
  • Jackson County, Georgia
  • Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina
  • Mount Vernon, Ohio

Expect more and more announcements to come in the near-future— AT&T’s still got a lot of work to do, and they’ll be sure to update us throughout the process.

Source: Android Central

AT&T set to launch LTE network in 9 new markets starting today

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AT&T continues to increase its LTE coverage around the U.S. as part of its goal to reach most of the nation’s populace by year’s end. Today, the company launched its network in 9 new markets, listed below:

  • New Bedford, Massachusetts
  • Gallup, New Mexico
  • Rio Grande Valley, Texas
  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama
  • Providence and Kent Counties, Rhode Island
  • Logan, Ohio
  • Tri-Cities, Washington
  • Salinas, California

Expect more updates on AT&T’s expansion of their LTE network in the future as they continue to blanket their 3G footprint.

 

AT&T adds more LTE markets, on pace to reach 250 million Americans by end of year

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Just last week we let you guys know that AT&T was expanding LTE coverage in 9 regions and adding 17 new regions.  It looks like AT&T is at it again, as they activated towers in the last few days, adding a total of 16 new markets. With the new market additions, they’re on pace with their plan to reach 250 million Americans with LTE coverage by the end of the year.  They’re currently at 200 million.  
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AT&T LTE network expands to eight new locations

AT&T announced today they were lighting up several new locations with their 4G LTE network. The new locations include:

  • Detroit (metro)
  • Portland
  • Honolulu
  • Seattle
  • Pittsburgh
  • Sacramento
  • Birmingham
  • Memphis

Along with these new cities, AT&T also expanded the existing network in Miami-Dade County. Readers with 4G LTE compatible devices can now enjoy the faster speeds of 4G in these locations.

Verizon to reach 75% of US population with addition of 34 new 4G LTE cities on August 16th

Verizon continues to march toward their goal of having 400 markets with 4G LTE access before the end of 2012. They are very close to reaching their goal as they announced today the official addition of 34 new markets. Along with these new markets, Verizon is expanding their 4G LTE service in 38 existing markets. With these additions, Verizon is now up to 371 markets with 4G LTE capability, more 4G coverage “than all other U.S. wireless providers combined” and they claim to now cover 75% of the US population. Hit the break for the full press release from Verizon Wireless, including the list of cities.
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