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Aug 19, 2014, 00:59 ET

Verizon Wireless Again Received Highest Award For Overall Network Performance In Nevada By RootMetrics®

RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore® Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network...

Aug 19, 2014, 00:01 ET
Verizon Wireless received top rankings in 5 categories in the RootMetrics National RootScore study (PRNewsFoto/Verizon Wireless)

Verizon Wireless Ranks Highest in Latest National RootMetrics® Network Performance Report

Verizon Wireless was once again the overwhelming network performance leader in the rankings of wireless providers in the United States in the...

Aug 13, 2014, 12:56 ET

Orlando's RMD Technologies Teams With Verizon To Boost Food Safety, Business Profits With New 'Smart' Temperature Monitoring Technology

 For restaurants, grocery stores and other businesses, precisely tracking the temperature of refrigerated food is critical to protect customers...

Aug 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
Jerry "Peanuts" Gaines, Warren County Sheriff (PRNewsFoto/Verizon Wireless)

Bluegrass Cellular Helps Kentucky Sheriff Keep the Peace

 A native son of south central Kentucky, Warren County Sheriff Jerry "Peanuts" Gaines is devoted to serving his community. His mission: to...

Aug 08, 2014, 08:07 ET
Verizon Wireless awards $25,000 grant to fund intensive counseling services for YWCA of Greater Cincinnati. (PRNewsFoto/Verizon Wireless)

Verizon Wireless Awards $25,000 Grant to Fund New Intensive Counseling Services at YWCA of Greater Cincinnati

 Verizon Wireless presented a $25,000 HopeLine grant to support the introduction of intensive counseling services for the city's victims of...

Aug 07, 2014, 11:00 ET
A cave in Missouri helps ensure Verizon Wireless network reliability across the U.S. (PRNewsFoto/Verizon Wireless)

Network Cave Protects Emergency Equipment 60 Feet Underground

Severe weather is a constant challenge for Verizon Wireless. During much of the year, thunderstorms, damaging winds, hail and tornadoes are a...

Aug 06, 2014, 11:00 ET

IndyCar Drivers Rave About How Technology Changes Racing

Wireless innovation is improving communication and the racing experience for Indy fans. Car-mounted cameras, for instance, give fans a 360-degree...

Aug 06, 2014, 08:30 ET

More Lucas County, Ohio, Residents Can Experience 4G LTE With Verizon Wireless Expansion

WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network. WHAT: Verizon Wireless has enhanced (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE)...

Aug 02, 2014, 08:00 ET

Verizon Wireless Deploys 'COWS' Throughout Central Ohio To Support Full Weekend Of Fairs, Festivals And The IndyCar Series

WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network. WHAT: Verizon Wireless has installed four temporary cell...

Aug 01, 2014, 10:53 ET

Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Helps Patients Monitor Chronic Disease with Support from Verizon

 Select patients managing chronic disease will soon have new technologies at their fingertips to monitor their condition thanks to the support...

Jul 31, 2014, 11:46 ET

Bikers Will Have Enhanced Verizon Wireless Network Support At Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally In South Dakota

 Verizon Wireless, the company with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network has boosted its data network capacity eight times for...

Jul 31, 2014, 08:30 ET

More Toledo, Ohio, Residents Can Experience 4G LTE With Verizon Wireless Expansion

WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network. WHAT: Verizon Wireless has enhanced (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE)...

Jul 29, 2014, 12:03 ET

More Seneca County, Ohio, Residents Can Experience 4G LTE With Verizon Wireless Expansion

WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network. WHAT: Verizon Wireless has enhanced (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE)...

Jul 24, 2014, 15:20 ET

Video: Racecar Technology with IndyCar Driver Simon Pagenaud

As the title sponsor of the Verizon IndyCar Series, we recently caught up with #Indy driver Simon Pagenaud for a behind-the-scenes view on how...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

Football Fans: Want more NFL? You got it!

 Football has turned to a year-round sport, and with the official 2014 preseason just around the corner, there will be even more reason to...

Jul 22, 2014, 13:20 ET

"XLTE" Expansion Boosts Capacity to the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network in the Opelika-Auburn area

Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology – known as XLTE – in more markets including the Opelika-Auburn area to boost 4G LTE...

Jul 22, 2014, 12:55 ET

"XLTE" Expansion Boosts Capacity to the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network in Dalton, GA

Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology – known as XLTE – in more markets including Dalton, Georgia to boost 4G LTE network...

Jul 21, 2014, 09:59 ET

Verizon Smart Rewards, First-of-its-Kind Rewards Program to Give Back to Wireless Customers, Available Nationwide on July 24

 Most of us could not imagine life without our wireless phones; they are integrated into our daily lives and put convenience and accessibility...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:44 ET

Verizon to Bring 300 New Jobs to Franklin and Murfreesboro

To support the company's rapid growth, Verizon Wireless is hiring more than 300 employees in the Nashville area at its Franklin and Murfreesboro,...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:00 ET

ControlTec, Verizon Wireless Announce Partnership To Advance Real-Time Vehicle Data Collection

 ControlTec, an industry leader in transportation diagnostic and safety data systems, and Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the...