Verizon Wireless Claims 75% Population Coverage with LTE Network

­Verizon, a US based Wireless has announced that its LTE network will cover more than 75 percent of the U.S. population.

With Thursday’s market launches and expansions, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network will be available to customers in 371 markets across the country.

Nicola Palmer, Chief Technical Officer of Verizon Wireless said “We are ahead of schedule with our 4G LTE market roll out and will provide 4G LTE network coverage to more than 400 markets in the near future.”

In real-world, fully loaded network environments, LTE users should experience average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink. When customers travel outside of 4G LTE coverage areas, devices automatically connect to Verizon Wireless’ 3G network, where available.

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