Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE Network in Capital Region

          Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE Network in Capital Region

PR Newswire

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2012

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and
                         largest, most reliable 3G network
                         Verizon Wireless recently activated new 4G LTE coverage on 13 sites in the
                         Capital Region, expanding and filling in coverage on the high-speed data
WHAT:    network it launched locally in August 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. 
                         New 4G LTE sites are located in Albany, Charlton, Cobleskill, Duanesburg,
WHERE:     Hagaman, Petersburg Junction, Pittstown, Rotterdam, Schaghticoke, Sharon
                         Springs (two sites), Stillwater and West Sand Lake.
                         For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit
                         The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network offers more 4G LTE coverage than all
                         other competitors' networks combined. As of November 15, the network is
BACKGROUND:  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
MEDIA CONTACT:         John O'Malley
                         Verizon Wireless
                         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 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

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