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Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE Network in Capital Region

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ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO:                    

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



WHAT:                 

Verizon Wireless recently activated new 4G LTE coverage on 13 sites in the Capital Region, expanding and filling in coverage on the high-speed data network it launched locally in August 2011. 4G LTE lets Verizon Wireless customers use their 4G LTE-enabled devices to surf the Web, post status updates and photos, share music, and download files at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.  



WHERE:              

New 4G LTE sites are located in Albany, Charlton, Cobleskill, Duanesburg, Hagaman, Petersburg Junction, Pittstown, Rotterdam, Schaghticoke, Sharon Springs (two sites), Stillwater and West Sand Lake.




For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.



BACKGROUND:            

The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network offers more 4G LTE coverage than all other competitors' networks combined.  As of November 15, the network is available to more than 250 million people in more than 440 markets throughout the United States.  In real-world, fully loaded network environments, users will see average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.




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




For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.



MEDIA CONTACT:  

John O'Malley


Verizon Wireless


585.321.7264 or 585.261.5899


John.omalley@verizonwireless.com


http://twitter.com/VZWjohno

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves nearly 96 million retail customers, including 90.4 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 75,000 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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