Verizon today expanded LTE coverage to new markets in west to California and Nevada. Markets with expanded coverage include Stockton, Fresno, Monterey, and the San Francisco Bay area. The sole city outside of the Golden State to benefit from the latest network additions is Reno.
Verizon subscribers in these areas will now enjoy data connection speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G, on 4G LTE Android phones with speeds between 5-12 Mbps down and 2-5 Mbps up.
New Verizon 4G LTE towers are now live in the following cities
- San Francisco Bay Area – enhancements in Highway 4, Brentwood, Fairfield, Half Moon Bay, Berkeley, Oakland, Livermore and San Francisco
- Salinas and Monterey – new service in Moss Landing, Castroville, and San Ardo
- San Luis Obispo – improved service in Arroyo Grande and South San Luis Obispo
- Bakersfield – new service in the town of Arvin and parts of Lamont
- Fresno – West and South Fresno area, including Highway 180 and Highway 99
- Sacremento – new service in Woodland
- Modesto – enhancements in Turlock, Patterson and Oakdale
- Stockton – enhancements inQuail Lake, Lathrop and Waterloo
- Visalia – new service in Visalia, downtown Hanford, Laton, Lemoore, downtown Tulare, Earlimart, parts of Porterville and along Highway 99
Currently Verizon’s LTE service is available to over 200 million people in more than 200 markets and supports 20 4G LTE devices.