Innovations in healthcare, education, sustainability and more fueled by Verizon Wireless' $641 million network investment in California in 2012 PR Newswire IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2013 IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --In 2012, technology solutions made possible by the strength of the Verizon Wireless network helped millions more Americans access preventative healthcare and made one of the largest recyclers in the nation more efficient. School buses outfitted with wireless connections helped students continue learning outside of the school walls and arrive home safely.Businesses kept the lights on and systems running thanks to reliable wireless emergency-backup options.And professional sports teams transformed their on-field and on-court operations using connected tablets. "Our technology and networks help to make people stronger by delivering powerful solutions for consumers and businesses," said Walter Jones, West Area vice president of Network, Verizon Wireless. Verizon Wireless invested $641 million during 2012 in California to provide new wireless services, expanding network coverage and capacity for customers across the state.Verizon Wireless' network investment in the Golden State now totals more than $7.8 billion since 2000. Nationally, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $80 billion since it was formed to increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide networks and to add new services. As part of its 2012 network investment, Verizon Wireless expanded its 4G LTE network throughout California including: Alameda County oBerkeley oFremont oLivermore oOakland Butte County oChico oOroville oParadise oPalermo Contra Costa County oAntioch oBrentwood oPittsburg Fresno County oCalwa oCoalinga oFirebaugh oFowler oFresno oMendota oReedley oSanger Glenn County oOrland Humboldt County oArcata oCutten oEureka oFields Landing oFortuna oMcKinleyville Kern County oArvin oBakersfield oButtonwillow oGrapevine oLake Isabella oLost Hills oMaricopa oMcKittrick oMesa Marin oMojave oShafter oTaft oTehachapi Kings County oAvenal oCorcoran oKettleman oLemoore Lake County oClear Lake oLakeport oMiddletown Los Angeles County oActon oAgua Dulce oCanyon Country oLancaster oNewhall oPalmdale oQuartz Hill oSanta Clarita oSaugus oStevenson Ranch oValencia Madera County oMadera Marin County oMill Valley oNicasio oNovato oSan Rafael oSausalito/Tiburon oTomales Mariposa County oBear Valley Mendocino County oBoonville oFort Bragg oHopland oMendocino oUkiah Merced County oGustine oHilmar oMerced Monterey County oCarmel oMonterey oSalinas Napa County oAngwin oCalistoga oCoombsville oNapa oRutherford oSt. Helena oYountville Placer County oLincoln oRocklin oRoseville Riverside County oBanning oBeaumont oBlythe oButterfield oCalimesa oCathedral City oCoachella oDesert Hot Springs oHemet oIndian Wells oIndio oJurupa Valley oLa Quinta oMoreno Valley oPalm Desert oPalm Springs oRancho Mirage oSan Jacinto Sacramento County oSacramento San Benito County oHollister San Bernardino County oAdelanto oApple Valley oBig Bear Lake oColton oFort Irwin oGrand Terrace oHesperia oHighland oJoshua Tree oLake Arrowhead oLoma Linda oLucerne Valley oRedlands oSan Bernardino oTwentynine Palms oVictorville oYucaipa oYucca Valley San Diego County oAlpine oCamp Pendleton oFallbrook oImperial Beach oLakeside oOceanside oSan Marcos oSan Ysidro oVista San Francisco County oSan Francisco San Joaquin County oStockton San Luis Obispo County oArroyo Grande oCambria oCayucos oCreston oLake Nacimiento oLos Osos oMorro Bay oPismo Beach oSan Luis Obispo San Mateo County oHalf Moon Bay Santa Barbara County oIsla Vista oLompoc oSanta Barbara oSanta Maria oSanta Ynez Santa Clara County oCampbell oGilroy oLos Altos oLos Gatos oMilpitas oMorgan Hill oMountain View oPalo Alto oSan Jose oSunnyvale Santa Cruz County oCapitola oSanta Cruz oScotts Valley oWatsonville Shasta County oOlinda oRedding Solano County oBenicia oFairfield oVacaville Sonoma County oBodega Bay oCloverdale oGuerneville oHealdsburg oPetaluma oSanta Rosa oSonoma Stanislaus County oModesto Sutter County oYuba City Tehama County oCorning oRed Bluff oVina Tulare County oDinuba oExeter oLindsay oPorterville oStrathmore oTulare oVisalia Ventura County oAgoura Hills oCamarillo oFillmore oMoorpark oOak View oOjai oOxnard oPort Hueneme oSanta Paula oSaticoy oSimi Valley oThousand Oaks oVentura oWestlake Village Yolo County oDavis oWoodland Yuba County oMarysville Verizon Wireless first launched its 4G LTE network in California in December 2010. Already the largest commercial 4G LTE network in the world, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is now available in 476 markets. By the end of 2013, the Verizon 4G LTE footprint will completely cover the area served today by its 3G network. For more information on solutions powered by Verizon, visit www.verizon.com/powerfulanswers. About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 98.2 million retail customers, including 92.5 million retail postpaid customers.Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 73,000 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. SOURCE Verizon Wireless Website: http://www.verizonwireless.com Contact: Southern California: Ken Muche, +1-949-286-8193, Ken.Muche@verizonwireless.com, or Northern California: Heidi Flato, +1-925-279-6545, Heidi.Flato@verizonwireless.com
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