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New cell site helps Jackpot, NV residents and visitors make more calls, download more apps and stay connected

Friday, December 27, 2013

New cell site helps Jackpot, NV residents and visitors make more calls, download more apps and stay connected

11:00 EST Friday, December 27, 2013

RENO, Nev., Dec. 27, 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 Jackpot. The site improves coverage around the Jackpot area, including the Idaho border along US 93 in Northern Nevada.

Since being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $750 million in its Nevada 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 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: Heidi Flato, Verizon Wireles, 925.279.6545, Heidi.Flato@verizonwireless.com, http://twitter.com/VZWheidi

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