Verizon is expanding its 4G LTE network into 19 additional metropolitan areas this week. Beginning Thursday, Verizon's 4G LTE network will be available in Fresno and Sacramento, Calif.; Hartford, Conn.; Boise, Idaho; Fort Wayne and Indianapolis, Ind.; Flint, Grand Rapids and Lansing, Mich.; Dayton, Ohio; Erie, Harrisburg and State College, Pa.; Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; Salt Lake City-Ogden, Utah; Spokane, Wash.; and Madison and Milwaukee, Wis. The carrier, will also expand its existing network in San Francisco and Detroit on June 16, Connected Planet reports.
Verizon originally launched its LTE wireless network service last December in 38 markets. This latest expansion will bring the total number of metropolitan markets covered up to 74, according to Computerworld. Verizon competitor, AT&T, recently announced the first five markets that will receive its LTE mobile broadband service later this summer.