AT&T Is Getting Its First Two LTE Phones And Expanding The Network To Four More Cities

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AT&T is about to get its first two LTE phones courtesy of Samsung and HTC.Samsung now has a new LTE-powered model of the Galaxy S II called the Skyrocket. It goes on Sale November 6 for $250 with a two-year contract from AT&T.

It features most of the same specs as the current Galaxy S II, but with the addition of LTE data speeds.

HTC’s new phone is called the Vivid. It has a 4.5-inch touchscreen, 1.2 GHz dual-core process, and an 8 MP camera that shoots 1080p. The Vivid will be available on November 6 for $199.99 on a two-year contract.

On November 6 AT&T will also be expanding its LTE coverage to four new cities: Boston, Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Athens, GA. It’s also available in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio.

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