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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