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Verizon XLTE Officially Announced

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After rumors of Verizon introducing XLTE popped up last week, it’s now official. XLTE is actually Verizon’s AWS spectrum, which allows them to have more bandwidth available for customers to get faster data speeds on their devices.

Of course, you need a compatible device to take advantage of the new network. It looks like you’ll need a device from either 2013 or 2014, so if you’ve upgraded in the last year you are probably set:

Phones:

  • Moto X
  • DROID ULTRA
  • DROID MAXX
  • DROID MINI
  • HTC One (M8)
  • HTC One Max
  • LG G2
  • LG Lucid 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
  • Samsung ATIV SE
  • Nokia Lumia Icon
  • Blackberry Q10
  • Blackberry Z30
  • iPhone 5C
  • iPhone 5S

Tablets

  • iPad Air
  • iPad Mini Retina
  • LG G Pad
  • Samsung Note 10.1
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Pro

Hotspots/Modems/Jetpacks

  • UML295 USB Modem
  • Jetpack MHS291L
  • Jetpack Mifi5510L

As you can see, there are a lot of devices that can take advantage of the new network. XLTE is in many different states across the country, covering mostly metro areas:

Alabama

  • Birmingham
  • Decatur
  • Florence
  • Mobile
  • Montgomery
  • Tuscaloosa

Arizona

  • Flagstaff
  • Phoenix
  • Prescott
  • Tucson

Arkansas

  • El Dorado-Magnolia
  • Fayetteville-Springdale
  • Fort Smith
  • Hot Springs
  • Jonesboro
  • Little Rock
  • Russellville

California

  • Bakersfield
  • Chico-Oroville
  • Fresno
  • Los Angeles
  • Merced
  • Modesto
  • Redding
  • Sacramento
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco – Oakland – San Jose
  • San Luis Obispo
  • Santa Barbara
  • Stockton
  • Visalia-Porterville
  • Yuba City-Marysville

Colorado

  • Colorado Springs
  • Denver
  • Fort Collins
  • Greeley
  • Pueblo

Connecticut

  • Greater Fairfield and New Haven
  • Hartford
  • New London County

Delaware

  • Dover
  • Fort Myers
  • Fort Pierce-Vero Beach

District of Columbia

  • Washington DC

Florida

  • Beach
  • Gainesville
  • Lakeland-Winter Haven
  • Melbourne-Titusville
  • Miami-Ft. Lauderdale
  • Orlando
  • Pensacola
  • Sarasota-Bradenton
  • Tallahassee
  • Tampa-St. Petersburg
  • West Palm Beach

Georgia

  • Athens
  • Atlanta
  • Augusta
  • Columbus

Hawaii

  • Honolulu
  • Kahului-Wailuku

Illinois

  • Bloomington
  • Carbondale
  • Champaign-Urbana
  • Chicago
  • Danville
  • Decatur-Effingham
  • Kankakee
  • La Salle-Peru-Ottawa
  • Mattoon
  • Peoria
  • Rockford
  • Springfield

Indiana

  • Anderson
  • Bloomington-Bedford
  • Columbus
  • Elkhart
  • Evansville
  • Indianapolis
  • Kokomo-Logansport
  • Lafayette
  • Marion
  • Richmond
  • South Bend-Mishawaka
  • Terre Haute
  • Vincennes-Washington

Iowa

  • Cedar Rapids
  • Des Moines
  • Sioux City
  • Blackfoot
  • Burley
  • Pocatello

Kansas

  • Dodge City
  • Garden City
  • Hays
  • Manhattan-Junction City
  • McPherson
  • Salina
  • Topeka
  • Wichita

Kentucky

  • Lexington
  • Louisville
  • Louisiana
  • Baton Rouge
  • Lake Charles
  • Monroe
  • New Orleans
  • Shreveport

Maryland

  • Baltimore
  • Salisbury

Massachusetts

  • Boston
  • Hyannis-Mid-Cape
  • Pittsfield
  • Springfield
  • Worcester-Fitchburg

Michigan

  • Benton Harbor
  • Detroit
  • Flint
  • Grand Rapids
  • Houghton
  • Lansing

Minnesota

  • Bemidji
  • Brainerd
  • Duluth
  • Fergus Falls-Alexandria
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • Rochester
  • St. Cloud

Missouri

  • Jefferson City
  • Kansas City
  • St. Joseph

Montana

  • Billings

Nebraska

  • Grand Island-Kearney
  • Lincoln
  • North Platte
  • Omaha
  • Scottsbluff

Nevada

  • Las Vegas
  • Reno

New Hampshire

  • Manchester-Nashua

New Jersey

  • Atlantic City

New Mexico

  • Albuquerque
  • Santa Fe

New York

  • Albany
  • Binghamton
  • Buffalo
  • Elmira-Corning-Hornell
  • Ithaca
  • New York
  • Rochester
  • Syracuse
  • Utica

North Carolina

  • Asheville
  • Charlotte-Gastonia
  • Fayetteville-Lumberton
  • Raleigh-Durham
  • Wilmington

North Dakota

  • Bismarck
  • Dickinson
  • Fargo
  • Grand Forks
  • Minot
  • Williston

Ohio

  • Canton
  • Cincinnati
  • Cleveland-Akron
  • Columbus
  • Dayton-Springfield
  • Findlay-Tiffin
  • Lima
  • Mansfield
  • Marion
  • Portsmouth
  • Toledo

Oklahoma

  • Bartlesville
  • Lawton
  • Liberal
  • Oklahoma City
  • Tulsa

Oregon

  • Eugene-Springfield
  • Portland
  • Salem-Albany-Corvallis

Pennsylvania

  • Allentown-Bethlehem
  • Altoona
  • Erie
  • Harrisburg

Indiana

  • Lancaster
  • Pittsburgh
  • Reading
  • Scranton-Wilkes Barre
  • Shamokin
  • Sharon
  • State College
  • Stroudsburg
  • Williamsport
  • York

Rhode Island

  • Greater Providence

South Carolina

  • Charleston
  • Columbia
  • Florence
  • Greenville-Spartanburg
  • Greenwood
  • Myrtle Beach

South Dakota

  • Aberdeen
  • Rapid City
  • Sioux Falls

Tennessee

  • Chattanooga
  • Cleveland
  • Cookeville
  • Dyersburg
  • Jackson
  • Knoxville
  • Memphis
  • Nashville

Texas

  • Amarillo
  • Austin
  • Beaumont-Port Arthur
  • Bryan-College Station
  • Corpus Christi
  • Dallas-Ft. Worth
  • Houston
  • Laredo
  • Longview-Marshall
  • Paris
  • San Antonio
  • Sherman-Denison
  • Temple-Killeen
  • Tyler
  • Waco
  • Wichita Falls

Utah

  • Logan
  • Provo
  • Salt Lake City-Ogden

Virginia

  • Charlottesville
  • Fredericksburg
  • Greater Hampton Roads
  • Harrisonburg
  • Richmond
  • Roanoke
  • Winchester

Washington

  • Longview
  • Olympia
  • Seattle-Tacoma
  • Spokane

Wisconsin

  • Appleton-Oshkosh
  • Eau Claire
  • Fond du Lac
  • Green Bay

Verizon has also released an ad about the new XLTE network.

If you have a compatible device and live in one of these areas, enjoy your new peak data speeds. Hopefully your data plan allows you to take advantage of them.

Sources: Verizon (Devices), Verizon (Cities), Verizon (Ad)