Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE Network Expands to Mad River Glen in Vermont

  Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE Network Expands to Mad River Glen in Vermont

Business Wire

FAYSTON, Vt. -- March 8, 2013

Verizon Wireless:

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

                    Verizon Wireless recently activated new fourth generation
                    (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage at Mad
                    River Glen Ski Area in Fayston, Vermont. 4G LTE empowers
WHAT:               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:              Fayston, Vermont, home of Mad River Glen

                    In 2012, Verizon Wireless completed $256 million in
                    wireless network enhancements across New England,
BACKGROUND:         increasing the company's regional network investment to
                    more than $3.3 billion since its inception in 2000.
                    Verizon Wireless also introduced and expanded 4G LTE
                    service within the Green Mountain State as follows:
                    -- May 2012: Verizon Wireless debuted 4G LTE in Burlington
                    and more than 30 additional communities throughout
                    Northern Vermont.
                    -- July 2012: Verizon Wireless expanded 4G LTE to
                    Bennington, Rutland and 16 additional communities.
                    -- August 2012: Verizon Wireless activated 4G LTE service
                    in Brattleboro, White River Junction and 14 additional
                    communities, bringing the power of 4G LTE to more than
                    sixty communities throughout the state in a matter of
                    In addition to enhancing technologies at already existing
                    cell sites, in 2012 Verizon Wireless built and activated
                    new cell sites within the following Vermont communities:
                    Castleton, Colchester, Hardwick, Hinesburg, North Hero,
                    Northfield, South Hero, Swanton and Westford.

                    “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.”

                    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

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 To preview
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Verizon Wireless
Michael Murphy, 781-932-1213
Diane Carragher, 978-518-4509
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