Verizon Launches EVDO Rev. A In Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Parts of Illinois

Verizon Wireless has added two major cities to their expanding EVDO
Rev. A coverage map. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and St. Louis
Missouri/Illinois customers can now take advantage of higher upload and
download speeds on Verizon’s Broadband Access network. Currently the
only devices that support EVDO Rev. A are the Novatel USB720 USB Modem,
Sierra Wireless AirCard 595, or the UTStarcom PC5750 PCMCIA cards.

Read More for specific coverage details.

Coverage in Pittsburgh extends from the following locations:

  • State Route 422 south along Interstate 79 to Interstate 70;
  • State Route 18 southeast along the Pennsylvania Turnpike to
    U.S. Route 119;
  • Interstate 70 northeast along U.S. Route 19 into downtown
  • Downtown Pittsburgh northeast along State Route 28 to the
    town of North Buffalo;
  • Interstate 79 east along Interstate 70 to the town of
  • State Route 60 east along William Penn Highway to State
    Route 259.    

Coverage in St. Louis extends from the following locations:

  • St. Louis and St. Louis County, and spreads into
    neighboring Missouri and Illinois counties.
  • In Missouri, coverage extends west along Interstate 70 into
    Wright City; north along Highway 61 to the St. Charles County border,
    and southwest along Interstate 44 to Sullivan. The coverage reaches
    south along Interstate 55 to Festus including the towns of Desoto,
    Cedar Hill and Hillsboro.
  • In Illinois, the coverage radius includes the metro-east
    and extends east past New Baden along Interstates 64/40, east to
    Carlyle along Highway 50, south to Waterloo along Route 3 and west to
    Valmeyer along Highway 156.        

Press Release (St. Louis)

Press Release (Pittsburgh)