Verizon 4G LTE News: Verizon 4G LTE in SF CA, IL, PA, ID, UT, NC, 6/16 Launch Date

4GLTECoverageVerizon.JPGVerizon Wireless will launch 4G LTE coverage to 21 more markets on June 16.  Last week Verizon added nine 4G LTE markets.

This is good news for those in the areas who want to buy smartphones that work on the 5G-rated Verizon 4G LTE - the HTC ThunderBolt, Samsung Droid Charge and the soon-to-be released LG Revolution.

If you are interested in 4G LTE, check out our Dare 2 Compare of the Samsung Droid Charge vs the Droid X2, or read the Droid Charge Review of Reviews.

We've published details of all the cities getting 4G LTE coverage below.  You can also see a map of coverage at the Verizon Wireless website.

The markets include Spokane, Washington, Fresno,
Sacramento, San Francisco Bay, Boise, Idaho; Salt Lake
City, Utah; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Madison, Milwaukee, Racine,
Kenosha, and Wiscon Dells in Wisconson; Flint, Great Rapids, Lansing,
and more of metro Detroit, Michigan; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania;
Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina; State College, Pennsylvania;
Springfield, Ohio; Erie, Pennsylvania; and Hartford, Connecticut.

San Francisco Bay Area.
Sacramento, Folsom, Rancho Cordova, El Dorado Hills, Elk Grove, Davis,
Placerville, Auburn, and Lincoln, and surrounding business and
residential areas; downtown Fresno, North Fresno, Clovis, and the surrounding residential areas.

Spokane, Airway Heights, Liberty
Lake, Mead, Otis Orchards, Spokane, Spokane Valley and the South Hill.

Dayton/Springfield area, including the communities of Trotwood, Englewood, Centerville and Beavercreek.

City of Harrisburg, including the east and west shores, Camp Hill,
Hershey, portions of Dauphin and Cumberland counties, and Harrisburg
International Airport.

State College, PA, including the
University Park campus of Penn State University, the boroughs of Port
Matilda and Bellefonte, College, Patton, Huston, Half Moon and Worth
Townships, and portions of Ferguson, Benner and Spring Townships.

Erie, PA, and the surrounding area including Presque Isle, Wesleyville
Borough, Lawrence Park Township, much of Millcreek Township, and portions
of Harborcreek and Summit Townships.

Boise and the surrounding area, including the cities of Caldwell, Eagle, Garden City, Meridian and Star.


Salt Lake City from just north of the Rose Park area to 7800 South,
including the communities of Midvale, Murray, South Salt Lake and


Indianapolis and Fort Wayne.

North Carolina:
Greenville-Spartanburg, NC, also provides LTE coverage throughout the
surrounding areas of Clemson, Simpsonville, Fountain Inn, Greer,
Taylors, Inman, Central, Liberty, Mauldin, Wellford, Inman, Berea,
Lyman, Startex, Roebuck, and White Stone.


Madison, Wis., the greater Milwaukee area west to the community of
Delafield, north to Thiensville, Menomonee Falls and Mequon, south along
Lake Michigan through downtown Milwaukee to Franklin and Oak Creek, and
in the areas around Racine and Kenosha.

Connecticut's Hartford, Middlesex and Tolland Counties include:

  • Berlin
  • Bloomfield
  • Cromwell
  • East Hartford
  • East Windsor
  • Enfield
  • Farmington
  • Hartford
  • Manchester
  • Mansfield
  • Middletown
  • New Britain
  • Newington
  • Rocky Hill
  • South Windsor
  • Southington
  • Stafford
  • Suffield
  • Talcottville
  • Tolland
  • Vernon
  • West Hartford
  • Wethersfield
  • Willington
  • Windsor
  • Windsor Locks


Flint Market

  • In Flint, Flushing and Grand Blanc.
  • Along Michigan Road 57 between Interstate 75 and Michigan Road 54.
  • And along Interstate 75 to the Dixie Highway/Michigan Road 54 interchange.

Grand Rapids Market

  • In Cascade, East Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, Grandville, Kentwood and Wyoming.
  • From the north, Leonard Street between U.S. Highway 131 and Interstate 96.
  • Between U.S. Highway 131 and Interstate 96 south to 44th Street.
  • And, Broadmoor Avenue SE from 44th Street to 68th Street.

Lansing Market

  • In Dewitt, Dimondale, East Lansing, Haslett, Holt, Laingsburg, Lansing, Okemos and Waverly.
  • Along Interstate 69 between Business 69 and U.S. Highway 27.
  • And, along Interstate 96 between Webberville and the U.S. Route 27/Interstate 69.

Metro Detroit Market Expansion

  • In Ann Arbor, Brighton, Plymouth, Walled Lake and Ypsilanti.
  • Along Interstate 96 between Novi and Brighton.
  • Along U.S. Route 23 between Ann Arbor and Brighton.
  • Along Michigan Avenue between Canton and Ypsilanti.
  • And, along Interstate 94 between Romulus and Ann Arbor.