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Verizon Wireless operates the U.S. largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. 2012.08
LTE coverage available in 371 markets across the USA 2012.08.15

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Spectrum
band 13 700 MHz, block C (FDD LTE network 2x10 MHz everywhere) 777-787 MHz and 746-756 MHz
plan to use AWS (about 40 MHz after 2012.08 purchase of additional 20 MHz)
2012.08.21 Verizon has secured the Justice Department's approval for a US$3.9 billion AWS (20 MHz)  spectrum purchase from the cable companies Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Cox.  Source

Networks
LTE coverage in 497 markets 2013.06.04
LTE coverage available in 491 market across USA, LTE network is available to 287 mil people @2013.04
expects to cover with LTE around 260 million people in more then 400 markets across the country by 2012 end. 2012.08.05
LTE coverage available in 371 markets across the USA 2012.08.15
LTE coverage available to more then 230 million people in 337 markets across the USA (~75% pop.) as of 2q2012 end 2012.08.03

Subscribers
94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid (2q2012?)
50% - smartphones penetration 2q2012
10.9 million LTE connections at the end of 2q2012 (+3.2 million)

Revenues
US$28.5 billion in 2q2012, income US$5.7 billion  

UE
Smartphones
  1. Apple iPhone 5 A1429, announced 2012.09.12
  2. HTC Desire 4G, rumors Sep. 2012
  3. HTC Rezound 4G, ..2012.09..
  4. LG Intuition 4G LTE, expecting Sep.6
  5. LG Lucid 4G, 2012.08
  6. Motorola Droid RAZR HD, 2012.09
  7. Motorola Droid RAZR M 4G LTE, 2012.09
  8. Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX HD, 2012.09
  9. Pantech Marauder. Announced 2012.07.31
  10. Verizon HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE. Review 2012.07.28 
  11. Pantech Star Q. Leak 2012.07.28  
  12. Samsung Galaxy Nexus 2012
  13. Samsung Galaxy Note2, smartphones, 2012.09
  14. Samsung Galaxy S3 2012
  15. Samsung Galaxy Stellar, 2012.08
Tablets
  1. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 4G, tablet, from Aug.17, 2012
Notebooks/Ultrabooks
  1. Chromebook Pixel LTE, 2013.03

CPE-PRO
  1. Cisco 2010 Connected Grid Router, 2012.10
  2. CradlePoint ARC MBR1400LE-VZ 2012.10 
  3. CradlePoint IBR600LE (LTE/EVDO), 2012.10
  4. Sierra Wireless AirLink GX440, LTE, DO 2012.10
CPE-private
  1. HomeFusion Broadband 2012
MiFI
  1. Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot 890 L (mifi), 2012.06
  2. Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MHS291L, 2013.07
Cameras


News
2013.06.14 Verizon turns on Alaska 4G LTE 
2013.04.19 Verizon Wireless Expands Its 4G LTE Network In Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania 
2013.01.23 Verizon Reports Strong Revenue and Customer Growth for Verizon Wireless and FiOS Services in 4Q 2012
2012.10.20 Verizon Q3 solid: 4.5 million LTE devices sold
2012.10.10 Verizon (USA): 35% of data traffic now rides over LTE
2012.10.10 Verizon’s New 4G LTE Markets That Launch Next Week, Rest of 2012 Too
2012.09.20 Verizon lights up additional LTE markets ahead of iPhone 5 launch
2012.09.18 Verizon expects 6 rural LTE carrier partners to launch by year-end 
2012.08.22 FCC approved the AWS spectrum purchase
2012.08.20 Verizon has required every new smartphone to be LTE equipped if it wants to run on Verizon. Source
2012.08.15 LTE coverage available in 371 markets across the USA 
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