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

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

New cell sites help Santa Clara County, California residents and visitors make more calls, download more apps and stay connected12:47 EST Wednesday, February 27, 2013WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers in Santa Clara County thanks to new cell sites in Cupertino and Sunnyvale. The sites improve wireless coverage and capacity in the following areas:Cupertino: Spans Foothill Boulevard, Salem Avenue, Stevens Canyon Road, McClellan Road, Bubb Road and Cal Fire Station Sunnyvale: Spans West Olive Avenue, South Pastoria, Remington Drive, Bernardo Avenue, Dierick Drive, Levin Way, Blair Avenue and HarvardSince being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $7.8 billion in its California network. Nationally, the company has invested more than $80 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 98.2 million retail customers, including 92.5 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 73,000 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