, operator of the nation’s largest
4G LTE network
and largest, most reliable 3G network
Verizon Wireless recently enhanced fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE)
within Somerset, Massachusetts. 4G LTE empowers Verizon Wireless customers with
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.
Verizon Wireless first debuted its 4G LTE network in Boston and surrounding areas in
. Recently, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network further expanded along Route 138 in Somerset.
“4G LTE is changing the way customers interact with the world via next generation apps, devices and solutions,” commented 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.”
The Verizon 4G LTE network is now available to nearly 301 million people in more than 500 markets across the United States, representing more than 99 percent of the company’s 3G footprint. For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit:
The growth of the 4G LTE network has fostered development of new and
as diverse as
LTE-connected cars and remote medical diagnostic options
. One solution recently brought to market is the
Verizon 4G LTE Router
, which can support wired and Wi-Fi-enabled devices simultaneously, allowing users to take it on vacation or business travel to stay connected.
The company also offers a full line of ‘smart accessories’ across the categories of health and fitness, lifestyle and toys that leverage its leading portfolio of mobile devices and networks. For a full list of smart accessories please visit:
In the first half of 2013, Verizon Wireless completed $100 million in wireless network enhancements across New England, increasing the company's regional network investment to more than $3.4 billion since its inception in 2000.