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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Comes To Athens, Ohio

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

WHO:                                    

Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.





WHAT:                                 

Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network officially comes to Athens, Ohio on March 21. Verizon Wireless customers 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 www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.



WHEN:                                 

Thursday, March 21, 2013



BACKGROUND:                

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 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, president-Ohio/Pennsylvania/West 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 http://verizonwireless.com/lte. To 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, 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



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