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Verizon XLTE hits 10 new markets inlcuding Charleston, Watertown and Eureka

Verizon has today expanded their XLTE service to 10 new markets, making the total number of XLTE markets over 400 across the country. The service, which offers double the speed of standard 4G LTE, is available on various Verizon devices including the Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 and LG G2.

Verizon’s new Ellipsis 8 is an XLTE tablet starting at $149

We now have a follow-up to last year’s Ellipsis 7 tablet: the Ellipsis 8. Like its predecessor, this isn’t a high-end tablet by any means — it’s a cheap and easy way onto the Verizon network, in this case the AWS-laden XLTE network. But it is an improvement, bringing an 8-inch HD display to the party for $ 149 with a 2-year contract.

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Verizon flips switch on AWS-enhanced XLTE

Verizon’s XLTE is official and it is bringing double the bandwidth to dozens of cities across the United Sates. The enhanced-LTE service uses Verizon’s AWS spectrum to double the speeds available more than two-dozen devices available on Big Red’s network, including the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, iPhone 5s, Samsung ATIV SE, and BlackBerry Q10.

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These Android devices take advantage of Verizon XLTE

So, you’re wondering if your Verizon device works with that shiny new XLTE network that just live in your area? Well, here’s a list of Android devices that can currently take advantage of the added speed from AWS spectrum. Of course as new phones and tablets come out, we can expect that they’ll support Verizon’s XLTE network.

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Here are Verizon’s initial XLTE cities

Verizon has fired up a new, beefier branding for its 4G LTE smartphone service. Dubbed XLTE, it takes advantage of the AWS spectrum to double the bandwidth in high-traffic locations.

And here’s the list of cities that get it first.

Verizon’s XLTE to bring double-fast 4G

After being rumored earlier this week, it looks like we have more leaked information about Verizon’s rumored XLTE service. XLTE is not a new service, but Verizon’s marketing as part of its plans to utilize its AWS spectrum to bring faster data in select markets.

Verizon may unveil their XLTE network on May 19

According to sources at Droid Life, Verizon is planning to brand their new LTE network — which incorporates band 4 LTE on AWS — as XLTE and will tell us everything there is to tell on May 19. Verizon has been actively expanding their AWS footprint for a while, and will use the new spectrum to provide better service in 50 new markets in 2014. If anyone understands spectrum crunch, it’s Verizon (and their customers) who  [Read More…]