Continuing its effort to blanket the nation with fourth-generation wireless service, AT&T (NYSE:T) this week switched on LTE networks in eight more cities:

  • Annapolis, Md. 
  • Denver, Colo. 
  • Daytona Beach, Fla. 
  • York, Pa. 
  • Tacoma, Wash. 
  • Milwaukee, Wisc. 
  • Louisville, Ky. 
  • Provo, Utah 

AT&T has committed to offering LTE in more than 100 U.S. markets before the end of 2012. AT&T 4G LTE is now live in 88 markets. Verizon (NYSE:VZ) says it has LTE activated in 440 domestic markets.

LTE is a high-speed wireless technology for transmitting voice and data at broadband speeds. Most new smart handsets, including the iPhone 5, are designed to connect to these hyperfast networks.

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