Verizon Wireless CTO Richard Lynch issued a statement to Sidecut Reports that they will turn on 25-30 markets with LTE durring the 4th quarter of 2010. Verizon has also indicated that the first 4G enabled handset will be available in mid 2011. Specifics regarding pricing for the data access have not yet been released. Verizon has eluded to a usage based pricing model. Verizon has also recently broke ground their Technology Innovation Center. This facility will focus on the development of new LTE devices.