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Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE Network In Columbus, Pennsylvania

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE Network In Columbus, Pennsylvania

15:25 EDT Tuesday, October 22, 2013

COLUMBUS, Pa., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO: 

Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.

WHAT: 

Verizon Wireless customers in more portions of the Columbus, Pa., area can now experience the speed and capabilities offered by the nation's largest 4G LTE network with the company's recent expansion of  4G LTE in the area. Verizon Wireless first offered 4G LTE services to some portions of Warren in 2012, and has continued its expansion of the nation's largest 4G LTE network throughout surrounding areas including Corry, Columbus and Wrightsville.

WHERE: 

The site provides coverage in:

- Columbus, Pa.,

- Along U.S. Route 6 from Corry to Baccus Corner Road,

- Pennsylvania Route 957 from Columbus to Bailey Road,

- Along Pennsylvania Route 426.  

For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.

BACKGROUND: 

Verizon Wireless has the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. Launched in December 2010, our 4G LTE network is available in more than 500 markets to 97 percent of the population and covers more than 303 million people in the U.S., including those in areas served by our LTE in Rural America partners. Our 4G LTE covers more than 99 percent of the company's 3G network footprint. With the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, you can expect service at speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G.

To learn more about how 4G LTE is changing the ways Verizon Wireless customers communicate, please visit http://news.verizonwireless.com/news/2012/11/4G-LTE-network-innovation.html.

QUOTE:  

 "Our 4G LTE network provides customers across the country with the best wireless experience possible, enabling them to stay in touch like never before ? uploading, downloading and connecting online with speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G," said Mark Frazier, president?Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region, Verizon Wireless. "We were the first to bring 4G LTE to Pennsylvania beginning in 2010. As we continue to expand and enhance our 4G LTE network, our customers will be able to see, firsthand, the innovations that are being brought to market through 4G LTE technology."

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 Pennsylvania by following @VZWLaura on Twitter at http://twitter.com/vzwlaura.

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks. The company serves 101.2 million retail customers, including 95.2 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 72,000 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: Laura Merritt, Verizon Wireless, 614-345-2300, laura.merritt@verizonwireless.com, http://twitter.com/VZWlaura

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