Verizon may have only just recently officially announced their new enhanced LTE service, XLTE, but they’re not slowing down. The wireless carrier has announced several new markets under the spectrum.
Verizon today announced its plans of rolling outÂ Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in the US over the next few months. The timing of this announcement is quite significant, as iOS 8 and iPhone 6, slated to be released in the next few months, will supportÂ VoLTE.
Verizon Wireless today announced XLTE, an enhanced version of its 4G LTE wireless data network that’ll increase the bandwidth available to customers who own Apple’s latest iPhone and iPad models. This network will go live in major metropolitan areas as well as other markets that have high data traffic.
Verizon Communications Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo talked during a a Deutsche Bank conference about phone subsidies and the mobile phone industry in the United States. According to CNET, Shammo claims the carrier subsidy model, which allows customers to pay less for a phone in exchange for a two-year customer agreement, is not likely to change anytime soon.
Verizon launches new ‘MORE Everything’ Plans; offers more data on select plans, 25GB of cloud storage
Verizon isn’t standing by idly while T-Mobile and AT&T change their cellular plans to attract new customers. According to Droid Life, Verizon Wireless will unveil new “More Everything” plans that’ll boost the data allotment for select customers at no extra cost. Besides increasing the data, Verizon is also bundling free 25GB of cloud storage, and unlimited international messaging.