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New cell sites help Kings County, California residents and visitors make more calls, download more apps and stay connected

Friday, December 28, 2012

New cell sites help Kings County, California residents and visitors make more calls, download more apps and stay connected17:24 EST Friday, December 28, 2012WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers in Kings County thanks to new cell sites in Avenal, Corcoran and Lemoore. The sites improve wireless coverage and capacity in the following areas:Avenal: Along Highway 41 and Highway 33 Corcoran: Nevada Avenue, Avenue 144, Road 24 and 7 ½ Avenue Lemoore: Lemoore Naval Air Station including Hanford Armona Road, Kent Avenue, 21st Avenue and Revis Boulevard Since being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $7.2 billion in its California network. Nationally, the company has invested more than $70 billion over that same period to increase the coverage and capacity of its network, and to add new services.The network upgrade is part of the company's ongoing investment to keep improving and strengthening the nation's largest and most reliable wireless network.Verizon Wireless on TwitterTo stay up-to-date on Verizon Wireless news in Northern California, Northern Nevada and Hawai'i, follow @VZWheidi on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWheidi. 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: Heidi Flato, Verizon Wireless, +1-925-279-6545, Heidi.Flato@verizonwireless.com