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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Available In Portsmouth, Ohio On Dec. 20

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Available In Portsmouth, Ohio On Dec. 2015:50 EST Wednesday, December 19, 2012PORTSMOUTH, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G networkWHAT: Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network is coming to the Portsmouth area on Dec. 20. Verizon Wireless customers in Portsmouth and the surrounding area will be able to experience the speed and capabilities offered by the nation's largest 4G LTE network when the company introduces the service tomorrow.  WHERE: Portsmouth; Lucasville in the north; Franklin Furnace in the south.For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012BACKGROUND: Two years after its launch, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network  offers more 4G LTE coverage than all other competitors' networks combined, with coverage currently available to more than 250 million people throughout the United States. On Thursday, Dec. 20, the network will expand to offer 4G LTE service in 470 markets throughout the country.  "With our 4G LTE network, customers can take advantage of the speeds offered by our 4G LTE devices and the innovative solutions that leverage 4G LTE technology to enhance connectivity," said Mark Frazier, president-Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia,Verizon Wireless. "We will continue aggressively expanding and enhancing our 4G LTE network in Ohio and across the country to provide our customers with the best wireless experience possible."To learn more about the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, please visit http://news.verizonwireless.com/news/2012/12/verizon-wireless-4G-LTE-two-year-anniversary.html. For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.For more news and stories specific to the Verizon Wireless Midwest AreaVisit and subscribe to our blog: http://vzwmidwestarea.com/.For Verizon Wireless Updates on Twitter Stay in the know about Verizon Wireless news in Ohio by following @VZWLaura on Twitter at http://twitter.com/vzwlaura. For the latest network-related news, information and upgrades, follow @VZWNews on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWNews.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, or Chris Hoffman, For Verizon Wireless, +1-513-271-7222 ext. 25, choffman@wordsworthweb.com