Verizon Wireless has expanded its high-speed broadband service in the Colorado Springs and Denver areas to including Falcon and Manitou Springs.
The cell phone giant also expanded its Denver-area broadband coverage to including Elizabeth, Evergreen, Ken Caryl Ranch and Lone Tree as well as casino meccas Black Hawk and Central City. The company said it has invested more than $500 million in its Colorado network during the past five years to expand capacity and coverage.
Verizon's Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A network offers average download speeds of 600 kilobits to 1.4 megabits per second and is targeted at mobile professionals, business customers and students. At those speeds, users could download a 1 megabyte file in eight seconds and upload the same file in 13 seconds.
The company's broadband network is now available to more than 210 million people. For more information, go to www.verizonwireless.com.