Verizon Expands 4G LTE Network in Litchfield County, Connecticut
Feb 27, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Verizon Wireless announced that it recently activated new fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage within six Litchfield County, Connecticut communities.
4G LTE empowers Verizon Wireless customers with compatible devices to surf the Web, post status updates and photos, and download files wirelessly at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.
Where: Harwinton Litchfield New Hartford Plymouth Thomaston Torrington
Background: Two years after its launch, the Verizon 4G LTE network is available to more than 273 million people across the U.S. - close to 89 percent of the U.S. population. For a full list of 4G LTE markets please go to verizonwireless.com/lte.
Verizon Wireless' Hartford-area network topped the most recent RootMetrics report for Data Performance and overall Combined Performance in the Hartford market.
In 2012, Verizon Wireless completed $256 million in wireless network enhancements across New England, increasing the company's regional network investment to more than $3.3 billion since its inception in 2000.
"4G LTE is changing the way customers interact with the world via next generation apps, devices and solutions," said Dave MacBeth, Executive Director of Network for Verizon Wireless. "By investing in wireless broadband we're investing in local communities and economies where our customers live, work and play."
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