Crossroads to receive Verizon 4G LTE service

Crossroads-area Verizon Wireless customers will soon have access to faster service.

The company introduces its 4G Long Term Evolution service to the region Thursday, according to a Verizon news release. The network will be available in 417 markets nationwide.

Verizon is the nation's largest 4G LTE network, according to the news release, and the upgrade allows people to surf the Internet, stream music and video and more with speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G.

The service will be available to those in Cuero, Goliad and Victoria, including locations such as the Victoria Regional Airport, Cuero Municipal Airport and Victoria Mall.