Verizon Sets Sights On Rural LTE

FCC leaders praised Verizon's goal of bringing its Long-Term Evolution broadband into underserved areas.

Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski and commissioner Meredith Baker Wednesday hailed Verizon Wireless' plan to bring its robust Long-Term Evolution network to rural areas. Verizon has already committed to deploy LTE in at least 25 U.S. urban areas by the end of the year.