Verizon is building its new LTE network is some pretty small cities as its network expansion has long moved past the big metro markets, but it’s preparing to scale down even smaller with the help of rural carriers. Verizon in a blog post on Tuesday revealed that six operators would have LTE networks online using its airwaves by the end of 2012, giving it 4G access in vast swathes of the country where Big Red doesn’t plan on extending its network. Two of those networks have already launched, Cellcom in Wisconsin and Pioneer Cellular in Oklahoma. The remaining four Verizon didn’t name. Read the full story at Giga OM.
Verizon’s 4G network is about to get a lot more rural
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).