Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE Network In Utica-Rome Area
UTICA, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2012
UTICA, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
WHO:Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and
largest, most reliable 3G network
WHAT:Verizon Wireless recently activated new 4G LTE coverage on ten sites in
the Utica-Rome area, expanding and filling in coverage on the high-speed data
network it launched locally in December 2011. 4G LTE lets Verizon Wireless
customers use their 4G LTE-enabled devices to surf the Web, post status
updates and photos, share music, and download files at speeds up to 10 times
faster than customers on 3G networks.
WHERE:New 4G LTE sites are located in Boonville, Cleveland, Frankfort,
Herkimer, Ilion, Marcy, Propsect, Rochfiled Springs, Steuben and Whitesboro.
For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit
BACKGROUND:The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network offers more 4G LTE coverage
than all other competitors' networks combined. As of November 15, the network
is available to more than 250 million people in more than 440 markets
throughout the United States. In real-world, fully loaded network
environments, users will see average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits per second
(Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.
To learn more about how 4G LTE is changing the ways Verizon Wireless customers
communicate, please visit
For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.
MEDIA CONTACT: John O'Malley
585.321.7264 or 585.261.5899
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon 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 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.
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