ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. -- Bluegrass Cellular, a pioneer in the wireless industry in Kentucky, announced today the launch of the first phase of its 4G LTE network as part of the Verizon Wireless LTE in Rural America (LRA) program. Kentucky cities of Bowling Green, Elizabethtown, Glasgow, Radcliff and Bardstown are among the first to experience significantly faster data speeds on their wireless devices as a result of the network launch.
Ron Smith, President of Bluegrass Cellular said, "This initial launch covers a population area of over 348,000 people in our largest markets and includes the I-65 corridor providing continuous 4G LTE coverage between Louisville and Nashville. We are particularly proud to provide LTE service to Fort Knox and its population of more than 40,000 soldiers, family members and civilian employees."
Bluegrass Cellular 4G customers and Verizon Wireless customers will now have access to LTE-speed data services within Bluegrass Cellular's 4G LTE coverage areas and Bluegrass customers will also have access to Verizon's 4G LTE network throughout the United States.