Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Comes To Athens, Ohio

            Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Comes To Athens, Ohio

PR Newswire

ATHENS, Ohio, March 21, 2013

ATHENS, Ohio, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

                                         Verizon Wireless, operator of the
WHO: nation's largest 4G LTE network and
                                         largest, most reliable 3G network.
                                         Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network
                                         officially comes to Athens, Ohio on
                                         March 21. Verizon Wireless customers
WHAT:    in the area will be able to
                                         experience the speed and capabilities
                                         offered by the nation's largest 4G
                                         LTE network.
WHERE:     On the Ohio University campus and in
                                         uptown Athens.
                                         For street-level detail of coverage
                                         and more, please visit
WHEN:   Thursday, March 21, 2013
                                         With the continued rollout of its 4G
                                         LTE network, Verizon Wireless is
                                         maintaining its excellence in
                                         customer service and continuing to
                                         offer its customers consistently
                                         reliable 4G LTE speeds. A recent
                                         survey conducted by J.D. Power and
BACKGROUND:              Associates determined that not only
                                         were 4G LTE customers happier with
                                         their experience than 3G customers,
                                         but Verizon Wireless scored above the
                                         regional average in all six regions
                                         surveyed and ranked highest among
                                         major U.S. wireless service providers
                                         in five regions.
                                         "With our 4G LTE network, customers
                                         can take advantage of the speeds
                                         offered by our 4G LTE devices and the
                                         innovative solutions that leverage 4G
                                         LTE technology to enhance
                                         connectivity," said Mark Frazier,
                                         Virginia, Verizon Wireless. "We will
                                         continue aggressively expanding and
                                         enhancing our 4G LTE network in Ohio
                                         and across the country to provide our
                                         customers with the best wireless
                                         experience possible."
                                         On March 21, the Verizon Wireless 4G
                                         LTE network will be available to
                                         customers in 486 markets across the
                                         nation, reaching 273.5 million
                                         people– close to 89 percent of the
                                         U.S. population. For additional
                                         details on the Verizon Wireless 4G
                                         LTE network visit
                                         see how the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE
                                         network is impacting customers and
                                         businesses across the country, visit
                                         the Verizon Wireless News Center.

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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,
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