Here are Verizon's initial XLTE cities

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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.

Category Features
Alabama Birmingham, Decatur, Florence, Mobile, Montgomery, Tuscaloosa
Arizona Flagstaff, Phoenix, Prescott, Tucson
Arkansas El Dorado-Magnolia, Fayetteville-Springdale, Fort Smith, Hot Springs, Jonesboro, Little Rock, Russellville
California Bakersfield, Chico-Oroville, Fresno, Los Angeles, Merced, Modesto, Oakland, Redding, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Stockton, Visalia-Porterville, Yuba City-Marysville
Colorado Colorado Springs, Denver, Fort Collins, Greeley, Pueblo
Connecticut Greater Fairfield and New Haven, Hartford, New London County
Delaware Dover, Fort Myers, Fort Pierce-Vero Beach
District of Columbia Washington DC
Florida Gainesville, Lakeland-Winter Haven, Melbourne-Titusville, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, Pensacola, Sarasota-Bradenton, Tallahassee, Tampa-St. Petersburg, West PalmBeach
Georgia Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus
Hawaii Honolulu, Kahului-Wailuku
Illinois Bloomington, Carbondale, Champaign-Urbana, Chicago, Danville, Decatur-Effingham, Kankakee, La Salle-Peru-Ottawa, Mattoon, Peoria, Rockford, Springfield
Indiana Anderson, Bloomington-Bedford, Columbus, Elkhart, Evansville, Indianapolis, Kokomo-Logansport, Lafayette, Marion, Richmond, South Bend-Mishawaka, Terre Haute, Vincennes-Washington
Iowa Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Sioux City, Blackfoot, Burley, Pocatello
Kansas Dodge City, Garden City, Hays, Manhattan-Junction City, McPherson, Salina, Topeka, Wichita
Kentucky Lexington, Louisville, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, Monroe, New Orleans, Shreveport
Maryland Baltimore, Salisbury
Massachusetts Boston, Hyannis-Mid-Cape, Pittsfield, Springfield, Worcester-Fitchburg
Michigan Benton Harbor, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Houghton, Lansing
Minnesota Bemidji, Brainerd, Duluth, Fergus Falls-Alexandria, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Rochester, St. Cloud
Missouri Jefferson City, Kansas City, St. Joseph
Montana Billings
Nebraska Grand Island-Kearney, Lincoln, North Platte, Omaha, Scottsbluff
Nevada Las Vegas, Reno
New Hampshire Manchester-Nashua
New Jersey Atlantic City
New Mexico Albuquerque, Santa Fe
New York Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo, Elmira-Corning-Hornell, Ithaca, New York, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica
North Carolina Asheville, Charlotte-Gastonia, Fayetteville-Lumberton, Raleigh-Durham, Wilmington
North Dakota Bismarck, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot, Williston
Ohio Canton, Cincinnati, Cleveland-Akron, Columbus, Dayton-Springfield, Findlay-Tiffin, Lima, Mansfield, Marion, Portsmouth, Toledo
Oklahoma Bartlesville, Lawton, Liberal, Oklahoma City, Tulsa
Oregon Eugene-Springfield, Portland, Salem-Albany-Corvallis
Pennsylvania Allentown-Bethlehem, Altoona, Erie, Harrisburg, Indiana, Lancaster, Pittsburgh, Reading, Scranton-Wilkes Barre, Shamokin, Sharon, State College, Stroudsburg, Williamsport, York
Rhode Island Greater Providence
South Carolina Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville-Spartanburg, Greenwood, Myrtle Beach
South Dakota Aberdeen, Rapid City, Sioux Falls
Tennessee Chattanooga, Cleveland, Cookeville, Dyersburg, Jackson, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville
Texas Amarillo, Austin, Beaumont-Port Arthur, Bryan-College Station, Corpus Christi, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, Laredo, Longview-Marshall, Paris, San Antonio, Sherman-Denison, Temple-Killeen, Tyler, Waco, Wichita Falls
Utah Logan, Provo, Salt Lake City-Ogden
Virginia Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Greater Hampton Roads, Harrisonburg, Richmond, Roanoke, Winchester
Washington Longview, Olympia, Seattle-Tacoma, Spokane
Wisconsin Appleton-Oshkosh, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Green Bay

Source: Verizon [pdf]

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Verizon moved Liberal, Kansas into Oklahoma. Probably to make the sad list of Oklahoma Cities with the new XLTE look better.

Not bad, I live in Mobile, AL. We were getting to the point that we were getting congested and I was often dropping to 20 or even as low as 7 MB down. I appear to be at 30ish MB down again since this change.