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New cell site helps San Luis Obispo, CA residents and visitors make more calls, download more apps and stay connected

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

New cell site helps San Luis Obispo, CA residents and visitors make more calls, download more apps and stay connected

19:51 EDT Tuesday, July 09, 2013

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers thanks to a new cell site in San Luis Obispo. The site improves wireless network capacity in the San Luis Obispo area including the Cal Poly campus.

Since 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.

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 98.9 million retail customers, including 93.2 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.  For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at http://news.verizonwireless.com or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWNews. 

SOURCE Verizon Wireless

For further information: Heidi Flato of Verizon Wireless, +1-925-279-6545, Heidi.Flato@verizonwireless.com

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