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Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE Network Expands in Litchfield County, Connecticut



  Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE Network Expands in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Business Wire

-- February 22, 2013

WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and
largest, most reliable 3G network

WHAT: Verizon Wireless recently activated new fourth generation (4G) Long Term
Evolution (LTE) network coverage within six Litchfield County, Connecticut
communities. 4G LTE empowers Verizon Wireless customers with compatible
devices to surf the Web, post status updates and photos, and download files
wirelessly at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.

WHERE:   Harwinton
         Litchfield
         New Hartford
         Plymouth
         Thomaston
         Torrington
          

BACKGROUND: Two years after its launch, the Verizon 4G LTE network is
available to more than 273 million people across the U.S. – close to 89
percent of the U.S. population. For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit
www.verizonwireless.com/lte.

Verizon Wireless’ Hartford-area network topped the most recent RootMetrics
report for Data Performance and overall Combined Performance in the Hartford
market.

In 2012, Verizon Wireless completed $256 million in wireless network
enhancements across New England, increasing the company's regional network
investment to more than $3.3 billion since its inception in 2000.

“4G LTE is changing the way customers interact with the world via next
generation apps, devices and solutions,” commented Dave MacBeth, Executive
Director of Network for Verizon Wireless. “By investing in wireless broadband
we’re investing in local communities and economies where our customers live,
work and play.”

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.

Contact:

Verizon Wireless
Michael Murphy, 781-932-1213
Michael.Murphy(at)verizonwireless.com
http://twitter.com/VZWMike
or
Diane Carragher, 978-518-4509
Diane(at)matternow.com
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