Verizon Wireless Expands Its 4G LTE Network In The Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia Tri-State Area

   Verizon Wireless Expands Its 4G LTE Network In The Ohio, Kentucky, West
                           Virginia Tri-State Area

PR Newswire

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb. 25, 2013

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb. 25, 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 Tri-State area are now
            able to experience the speed and capabilities offered by the nation's
WHAT:       largest 4G LTE network with the company's recent expansion of 4G LTE in the
            area. Verizon Wireless first introduced 4G LTE to the area in Charleston in
            2011.
            North of Charleston, W.Va., along Interstate 77 to the Kanawha/Jackson
WHERE:      county line, including the town of Sissonville; and northeast of
            Huntington, W.Va., in Proctorville, Ohio.
            For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit
            www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.
WHEN:       Monday, Feb. 25, 2013
            Two years after its launch, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network offers more
BACKGROUND: 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. 
            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
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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 Chris
Hoffman, For Verizon Wireless, +1-513-885-0910, choffman@wordsworthweb.com