Travel At The Speed Of Verizon Wireless's 4G LTE Network This Holiday Season
At Philadelphia Tri-State Regional Airports
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --This holiday season, Verizon
Wireless customers flying in and out of nearly all regional airports in the
Philadelphia Tri-State Region will have access to the company's 4G Long Term
Evolution (LTE) network, the nation's largest 4G LTE network.
Airports in Philadelphia, Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware
covered by Verizon Wireless's 4G LTE network include Philadelphia
International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International
(Allentown), Lancaster, and New Castle (Wilmington). 4G LTE coverage will
reach the Atlantic City Airport in New Jersey with a network expansion in
"Expanding our 4G LTE network to cover key airports this holiday season
enables our customers to travel with ease, allowing them to take advantage of
the reliable speed and connectivity benefits of the 4G LTE network," said
Verizon Wireless Regional President Mario Turco.
4G LTE Network Enhancements in the Philadelphia Tri-State Region:
oVerizon Wireless has invested more than $1.8 billion in the Philadelphia
Tri-State region network since 2000, including $200 million in 2011 alone,
to increase coverage and capacity on behalf of customers.
oThe Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network covers more than 70 percent of the
Philadelphia region, including Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley,
Harrisburg, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and large portions of southern New
Jersey and Delaware.
Currently, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is available in 441 markets
across the United States. On the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, travelers
can enjoy the best in wireless data usage when they stream video, share music
and photos, download files and surf the Web with speeds up to 10 times faster
When customers travel outside of a 4G LTE coverage area, 4G LTE devices
automatically connect to Verizon Wireless's 3G network, enabling customers to
stay connected from coast to coast. Verizon Wireless's 3G network is the most
reliable high-speed data network in the country. Customers in 3G coverage
areas who purchase 4G LTE devices today can take advantage of 4G LTE speeds
when the faster network becomes available in their area, or when they travel
to areas already covered by 4G LTE.
For customers traveling internationally this holiday season, staying connected
is easy with Verizon Wireless's Global Travel Program. Perfect for the
occasional international traveler, the Global Travel Program gives customers
access to Verizon Wireless's international network on their own devices. For
more information, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/international.
Visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte for a full list of 4G LTE markets and
additional information on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network. For
street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit
About Verizon Wireless
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
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