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  1. CASH's Avatar
    11-30-10 12:44 PM
  2. jlb21's Avatar
    ....and we are going to have these cards active tomorrow.

    ....and we'll be in x cities by the end of the year

    ....and that's it.....

    ...oh...and one more thing.....

    11-30-10 02:59 PM
  3. chuckh0308's Avatar
    They are also going to announce the BB Storm3 and iPhone.


    HA!

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    11-30-10 09:10 PM
  4. debsbb's Avatar
    For those of you who watch it would be nice & appreciated if you'd update this thread for those of us who can't watch. Not that I'm expecting anything stupendous but hey, I guess for now I'll go with "ya never know."
    12-01-10 07:37 AM
  5. jlb21's Avatar
    According the following link, LTE to go live on 12/5, with two modems to start:

    Late leak has Verizon 4G live Dec. 5 with two modems | Electronista





    If I am able to watch, I'll try and update......
    12-01-10 09:34 AM
  6. jlb21's Avatar
    I'm awaiting getting connected to the conference....the operators must be busy....for anyone else, here are the details:

    Via teleconference: 888-254-7414 (United States)
    +1 706-643-5869 (International)
    Conference ID: 27940471
    12-01-10 12:05 PM
  7. jlb21's Avatar

    • Verizon's network will launch on Dec. 5 in 38 "major" metropolitan areas.


    • It will include two plans: 5 GB for $50 per month, or 10 GB for $80 per month, both with $10/GB overage fees.


    12-01-10 12:06 PM
  8. bighap's Avatar
    I'm in. w00t
    12-01-10 12:06 PM
  9. jlb21's Avatar
    They're in Waltham, Mass., where they have built a new "Verizon Innovation Center."



    12-01-10 12:06 PM
  10. jlb21's Avatar
    Verizon made initial LTE announcement in 2009; today saying they are the first to offer LTE at the scale to make a difference to kickstart ecosystem to make it global 4G standard.
    12-01-10 12:09 PM
  11. jlb21's Avatar
    I am now on the actual call......
    12-01-10 12:09 PM
  12. jlb21's Avatar
    SoCal largest region to be covered........

    38 markets

    Also, for road warriors.....60 commercial airports...most in 38 markets...some outside
    12-01-10 12:10 PM
  13. jlb21's Avatar
    Street level maps showing coverage starting sunday

    Cover entire 3g footprint by end of 2013
    12-01-10 12:10 PM
  14. pkcable's Avatar
    I'd imagine Philly is gonna be covered
    12-01-10 12:11 PM
  15. jlb21's Avatar
    talking about term "4g" now...what it means....for VZW

    This is a brand new network built from the ground up....based on the latest technical standards.....yada yada yada
    12-01-10 12:12 PM
  16. VZWman1987's Avatar

    • Verizon's network will launch on Dec. 5 in 38 "major" metropolitan areas.


    • It will include two plans: 5 GB for $50 per month, or 10 GB for $80 per month, both with $10/GB overage fees.


    Those plans are already out.
    12-01-10 12:12 PM
  17. jlb21's Avatar
    nationwide 700mhz spectrum coast to coast coverage.......
    12-01-10 12:12 PM
  18. jlb21's Avatar
    4g will enhance 3g network by providing more headroom on 3g network...new services can be added.......
    12-01-10 12:13 PM
  19. jlb21's Avatar
    speeds - 10x over 3g.......

    fully loaded network: DL ~ 5-12 megabit/sec UL ~2-5 megabit
    12-01-10 12:15 PM
  20. jlb21's Avatar
    latency: 1/2 of what we experience today on 3G
    12-01-10 12:15 PM
  21. jlb21's Avatar
    pricing and devices:

    plans - as noted above
    12-01-10 12:16 PM
  22. jlb21's Avatar
    "not gonna slow customers down".....not sure meant exactly what he said.....who knows
    12-01-10 12:17 PM
  23. jlb21's Avatar
    devices:

    two usb modems as above


    others in a few weeks and 3g compatible.
    12-01-10 12:17 PM
  24. pkcable's Avatar
    We'll allow the rapid fire posts, what we sometimes call padding or bumping, for jlb, in this thread, because he is typing while on the phone at a press conference. AND because he's providing good info.
    12-01-10 12:17 PM
  25. jlb21's Avatar
    You can expect additional devices/types by mid- 2011....will talk more at CES in January
    12-01-10 12:18 PM
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