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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Expands In Albany Area

Friday, January 11, 2013

Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Expands In Albany Area14:33 EST Friday, January 11, 2013ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --WHO:Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G networkWHAT:Verizon Wireless recently activated new 4G LTE coverage on 11 sites in the Capital Region, expanding and filling in coverage on the high-speed data network it launched locally in August 2011.   4G LTE lets Verizon Wireless customers use their 4G LTE-enabled devices to surf the Web, post status updates and photos, share music, and download files at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.  WHERE:New 4G LTE sites are located in Berne, Colonie, Coeymans, Duanesburg, Grafton, Greenfield, Middle Grove, Milton, Rotterdam, Troy and Voorheesville. For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.BACKGROUND:Two years after its launch, the Verizon 4G LTE network is available to 273.5 million people across the U.S. ? close to 89 percent of the U.S. population ? and offers more 4G LTE coverage than all other networks combined.  Verizon Wireless also topped the most recent RootMetrics network performance tests for the Albany market, winning for both Data Performance and overall Combined Performance. See the test results here. 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.MEDIA CONTACT:John O'Malley Verizon Wireless 585.321.7264 or 585.261.5899John.omalley@verizonwireless.com http://twitter.com/VZWjohno 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 Wireless