Verizon to activate LTE in dozens of new markets this week

Did you recently purchase a new Verizon-flavored LTE iPad? Well if so, you’ll be happy to know that the carrier is about to start a massive rollout that will make its high-speed 4G network available to dozens of new markets.

This morning, Verizon announced a number of new expansions and additions to its already vast LTE network. Want to know if your city was included? Keep reading for a full list of the carrier’s new 4G markets…

  • Georgia – LaGrange, Macon, Brunswick
  • New York – Cattaraugus-Allegany Counties
  • Kansas – Dodge City, Great Bend, Garden City, Hays, Wichita
  • South Dakota – Pierre
  • Florida – Ocala
  • Utah – Provo-Orem, Salt Lake City-Ogden
  • Southern Illinois
  • Iowa – East and Southeast of Des Moines
  • Missouri – St. Louis, Southwest
  • Ohio – Columbus, Cleveland
  • Idaho – Boise-Nampa
  • Colorado – Ft. Collins-Loveland

Verizon expects LTE to be active in a majority of these areas by April 19th. And the remaining markets soon after.

The carrier commands a staggering lead over its competition in the LTE space, as its 4G network now covers more than 2/3 of the US population.