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AT&T versus Verizon 3G coverage — Tech News and Analysis

A lot of folks are anxiously awaiting the iPhone 3G and taking advantage of the ATT 3G network but as Gear Diary points out unless you’re in a fairly top market area you might not get 3G coverage.  The ATT coverage map they produced got me to wondering how the ATT coverage compares to that of Verizon’s BroadbandAccess (3G) network so off I went looking to find out.  Here is a direct comparison of the national 3G coverage of the two major carriers:

Att_coverage_map

Verizon_coverage_map

Note that on the ATT map above blue is 3G.  Click on either map to enlarge a bit.  Verizon has the 3G coverage award but

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