Verizon Still Pushing for LTE in 2010

[qi:083] On its earnings conference call today, Verizon (s VZ) says it still hopes to have LTE commercially available by the first half of 2010. Verizon President and COO Denny Strigl gave the time frame, and didn’t indicate that the four-month delay in accessing the 700 MHz spectrum occupied by analog television signals would cause the carrier problems. In December, Verizon said it would speed up its LTE launch and start testing its fourth-generation wireless broadband network later this year. Read More about Verizon Still Pushing for LTE in 2010