Nov. 20, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, Verizon Wireless customers flying in and out of nearly all regional airports in the Philadelphia Tri-State Region will have access to the company's 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, the nation's largest 4G LTE network.
covered by Verizon Wireless's 4G LTE network include Philadelphia International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International (
). 4G LTE coverage will reach the Atlantic City Airport in
with a network expansion in early 2013.
"Expanding our 4G LTE network to cover key airports this holiday season enables our customers to travel with ease, allowing them to take advantage of the reliable speed and connectivity benefits of the 4G LTE network," said Verizon Wireless Regional President
4G LTE Network Enhancements in the Philadelphia Tri-State Region:
- Verizon Wireless has invested more than $1.8 billion in the Philadelphia Tri-State region network since 2000, including $200 million in 2011 alone, to increase coverage and capacity on behalf of customers.
- The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network covers more than 70 percent of the Philadelphia region, including Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley, Harrisburg, Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre and large portions of southern New Jersey and Delaware.
Currently, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is available in 441 markets across
the United States
. On the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, travelers can enjoy the best in wireless data usage when they stream video, share music and photos, download files and surf the Web with speeds up to 10 times faster than before.
When customers travel outside of a 4G LTE coverage area, 4G LTE devices automatically connect to Verizon Wireless's 3G network, enabling customers to stay connected from coast to coast. Verizon Wireless's 3G network is the most reliable high-speed data network in the country. Customers in 3G coverage areas who purchase 4G LTE devices today can take advantage of 4G LTE speeds when the faster network becomes available in their area, or when they travel to areas already covered by 4G LTE.