Verizon Wireless Expands Its 4G LTE Network In Wheeling, West Virginia, And St. Clairsville, Ohio

 Verizon Wireless Expands Its 4G LTE Network In Wheeling, West Virginia, And
                            St. Clairsville, Ohio

PR Newswire

WHEELING, W.Va., Feb. 22, 2013

WHEELING, W.Va., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO:        Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and
             largest, most reliable 3G network.
             Verizon Wireless customers in more portions of the Wheeling/St. Clairsville
             area are now able to experience the speed and capabilities offered by the
WHAT:        nation's largest 4G LTE network with the company's recent expansion of 4G
             LTE in the area. Verizon Wireless first introduced 4G LTE to Wheeling and
             St. Clairsville residents in November 2012.
             Wheeling/St. Clairsville area, including:

               oAlong Interstate 70 from Blaine to the Pennsylvania state line;
               oAlong routes 7 and 2 from the Ohio County, W. Va., southern border to
WHERE:          the Belmont County, Ohio, northern border, and;
               oOglebay Park

             For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit
             www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.
WHEN:       Friday, February 22, 2013
             Two years after its launch, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network offers more
             4G LTE coverage than all other competitors' networks combined, with coverage
             currently available to more than 273.5 million people throughout the United
             States in 480 markets.
BACKGROUND:
             

             To learn more about how 4G LTE is changing the ways Verizon Wireless
             customers communicate, please visit
             http://news.verizonwireless.com/news/2012/11/4G-LTE-network-innovation.html
             "Our 4G LTE network provides customers across the country with the best
             wireless experience possible, enabling them to stay in touch like never
             before – uploading, downloading and connecting online with speeds up to 10
             times faster than 3G," said Mark Frazier, president–Ohio/Pennsylvania/West
QUOTE:      Virginia Region, Verizon Wireless. "We were the first to bring 4G LTE to
             West Virginia in major cities including Wheeling, Charleston and Huntington.
             As we continue to expand and enhance our 4G LTE network, our customers will
             be able to see, firsthand, the innovations that are being brought to market
             through 4G LTE technology."

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: Laura Merritt, Verizon Wireless, +1-614-345-2300,
laura.merritt@verizonwireless.com, http://twitter.com/VZWlaura; or Jennifer
O'Rourke, For Verizon Wireless, +1-412-642-7700,
jennifer.orourke@elias-savion.com
 
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