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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Available In Wheeling, West Virginia And St. Clairsville, Ohio, Starting 11/15

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Available In Wheeling, West Virginia And St. Clairsville, Ohio, Starting 11/1511:28 EST Wednesday, November 14, 2012WHEELING, W. Va., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO:                                     Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.WHAT:                                   Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network is coming to Wheeling and St. Clairsville on Nov. 15. Verizon Wireless customers in the area will be able to experience the speed and capabilities offered by the innovative solutions available on its 4G LTE network when the company introduces the service tomorrow.  WHERE:                                The Wheeling W. Va. area, including St. Clairsville, Ohio.For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE, www.verizonwireless.com/lte.WHEN:                                   Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012BACKGROUND:                  The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network offers more 4G LTE coverage than all other competitors' networks combined.  The network is currently available to more than 250 million people throughout the United States.  On Nov. 15, the network will expand to offer 4G LTE service in more than 440 markets throughout the country.  To learn more about how 4G LTE is changing the ways Verizon Wireless customers communicate, please visit http://news.verizonwireless.com/news/2012/11/4G-LTE-network-innovation.htmlQUOTE:                                 "Our 4G LTE network provides customers across the country with the best wireless experience possible, enabling them to stay in touch like never before ? uploading, downloading and connecting online with speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G," said Mark Frazier, president?Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region, Verizon Wireless. "We were the first to bring 4G LTE to West Virginia and remain the only wireless carrier to do so in major West Virginia cities including Wheeling, Charleston and Huntington. As we continue to expand and enhance our 4G LTE network, our customers will be able to see, firsthand, the innovations that are being brought to market through 4G LTE technology." About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves nearly 96 million retail customers, including 90.4 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 75,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).  For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.SOURCE Verizon WirelessFor further information: Laura Merritt, Verizon Wireless, +1-614-345-2300, laura.merritt@verizonwireless.com; Jennifer O'Rourke, For Verizon Wireless, +1-412-642-7700, jennifer.orourke@elias-savion.com