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Jun 02, 2014, 16:44 ET

Verizon Network Earns Top Honors In Denton In Newest RootMetrics Wireless Reports

 As it rolls out new XLTE wireless technology across Central Texas, Verizon Wireless has earned top honors in Denton in the most recent studies...

Jun 02, 2014, 13:43 ET

Verizon Wireless Completes Purchase Of Golden State Cellular In East Central California

Verizon Wireless has completed its purchase of partnership interests in Golden State Cellular from Sierra Cellular, Inc. and two other...

Jun 02, 2014, 11:40 ET

Verizon Readies Resources to Support North Carolina Residents During 2014 Hurricane Season

Verizon Wireless has prepared its North Carolina network and emergency response teams to serve customers in the event of major storms this...

Jun 02, 2014, 11:40 ET

Verizon Readies Resources to Support South Carolina Residents During 2014 Hurricane Season

Verizon Wireless has prepared its South Carolina network and emergency response teams to serve customers in the event of major storms this...

Jun 02, 2014, 11:00 ET
This graphic illustrates some of the interesting user habits of Florida smartphone users. Information compiled from an online survey of 400 Florida residents who own smartphones. Additional usage data is available upon request. (PRNewsFoto/Verizon Wireless)

From Biz Meetings To Pocket-Dialing, Florida Smartphone Survey Maps User Habits Across State

More than half of all Americans own smartphones, so it's no surprise these devices are hinged to some of life's most interesting moments. Verizon...

May 30, 2014, 15:08 ET

2014 Hurricane Season Approaches; Texans And Louisianans Urged To Prepare Emergency Communication Plan

Hurricane Season 2014 is set to begin on June 1, and Texans and Louisianans can help their families stay safe and ready with an emergency...

May 30, 2014, 13:59 ET

As 2014 Hurricane Season Begins, Alabama Residents Urged To Prepare Wireless Communication Plans

Alabama is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes that form in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, and with hurricanes come possible tornadoes...

May 30, 2014, 11:34 ET

As 2014 Hurricane Season Begins, Georgia Residents Urged To Prepare Wireless Communication Plans

 Georgia is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes that form in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, and with hurricanes comes possible...

May 29, 2014, 09:01 ET

More Franklin 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)...

May 28, 2014, 19:12 ET

Dallas Addresses Bullying with In-School Program

The Dallas Police Department, working with the Dallas Independent School District, Verizon and CONTACT, concluded the Blue in the School program...

May 28, 2014, 14:15 ET

More Jackson County, W.Va., 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)...

May 27, 2014, 18:42 ET

Customers Experience the Power of the Network at the Indy500

 Drivers at the 98th Indianapolis 500 weren't the only ones cranking up the power on Sunday, May 25. Verizon Wireless was also at work,...

May 27, 2014, 08:00 ET

More Sandusky 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)...

May 27, 2014, 08:00 ET

More Licking 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)...

May 27, 2014, 08:00 ET

More Wyandot 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)...

May 27, 2014, 08:00 ET

More Erie 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)...

May 22, 2014, 16:24 ET

More Somerset County, Pa., 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)...

May 22, 2014, 16:14 ET

More Beaver County, Pa. 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)...

May 22, 2014, 16:13 ET

More Warren County, Pa. 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)...

May 22, 2014, 15:57 ET

More Armstrong County, Pa., 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)...