Copper Valley Telecom announced February 3rd that it will expand its state-of-the-art 4G LTE wireless network throughout the Copper River Valley, Valdez, and Cordova. Work will be completed by mid-summer 2014.
Wireless carriers categorize data speeds using the terms 3G, 4G, and 4G LTE, with 4G LTE representing the fastest speeds available in the industry.
"In 2013, we became the first carrier to offer 4G LTE over a cellular network in our region. We upgraded ten of our wireless sites in Valdez, Prince William Sound, and Cordova and they are performing exceptionally well," said Dave Dengel, CVT's Chief Executive Officer. "Our network is meeting or exceeding all performance benchmarks including data speed, reliability, and coverage. We are excited to be able to expand the network this year."
The fourteen sites slated for upgrades to 4G LTE in 2014 are: