Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Expands In Nebraska On Dec. 20
WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G
Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network will be expanding in Nebraska on Dec. 20. Verizon Wireless
WHAT: customers in the Hastings, Kearney and McCook areas will be able to experience the speed and
capabilities offered by the nation's largest 4G LTE network when the company introduces the
service on Dec. 20.
For Hastings, new coverage will include the cities of Hastings, Axtell, Heartwell, Holdrege,
WHERE: Juniata, Kenesaw and Minden. New coverage from Hastings will also extend west on U.S. Highway
6 to Holdrege and north on U.S. Highway 281 to Grand Island.
New 4G LTE coverage will also include the cities of Kearney, Gibbon, Pleasanton and Ravenna.
Coverage from Kearney will extend east along U.S. Highway 30 and Interstate 80 to Gibbon and
north along State Highway 10 to the Buffalo County line. From Ravenna, new coverage will
extend both east and northwest to the Buffalo County line.
The 4G LTE network will include the city of McCook as well as Arapahoe, Bartley, Benkelman,
Culbertson, Holbrook, Indianola, Imperial, Oxford and Trenton. New coverage from McCook will
extend west along U.S. Highway 34 to Benkelman; east along U.S. Highway 6 to Arapahoe; and,
southeast of Arapahoe on U.S. Highway 136 to Oxford.
Coverage maps will be available online on Dec. 20 at www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012
Two years after its launch, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network offers more 4G LTE coverage
BACKGROUND: than all other competitors' networks combined, with coverage currently available to more than
250 million people throughout the United States in more than 440 markets.
"The expansion of our 4G LTE network coverage in Hastings, Kearney and McCook allows customers
in more parts of Nebraska to stay in touch like never before – uploading, downloading and
connecting online with speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G," said Seamus Hyland,
president-Great Plains Region, Verizon Wireless. "We are enabling more consumers and
businesses to take advantage of the innovations that are being brought to market through 4G LTE
To learn more about the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, please visit
For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.
MEDIA Karen Smith
For Verizon Wireless
888-296-2411 ext. 5
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
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/PRNewswire -- Dec. 17, 2012/
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