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Aug 28, 2014, 19:41 ET

RootMetrics™ Ranks Verizon Wireless Tops For Network Performance In San Antonio, Texas

 The Verizon Wireless network has been recognized as a RootScore award winner in San Antonio, Texas.  For the second consecutive time,...

Aug 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

Verizon Wireless Introduces Service On America's Largest 4G LTE Network To Three Missouri Counties

Verizon Wireless announced today that it has launched network operations to St. Genevieve, St. Francois and Washington counties in rural eastern...

Aug 28, 2014, 10:00 ET
The new Verizon Wireless Smart Store in Farmington, Missouri is now open. (PRNewsFoto/Verizon Wireless)

Verizon Wireless Introduces Service On America's Largest 4G LTE Network To Three Missouri Counties

Verizon Wireless announced today that it has launched network operations to St. Genevieve, St. Francois and Washington counties in rural eastern...

Aug 26, 2014, 12:18 ET

Minnesota State Fairgoer's Are Using More Data To Share Their Fair Experience

While attendance for the first four days of the Minnesota State Fair (Aug. 21-24) increased slightly by 1.9 percent...

Aug 21, 2014, 12:21 ET

Verizon Wireless XLTE Now Available In Midland And Odessa

  WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network WHAT: Verizon Wireless XLTE has...

Aug 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

"XLTE" Expansion Boosts Capacity to the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network in Gadsden

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

Aug 21, 2014, 08:00 ET

"XLTE" Expansion Boosts Capacity to the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network in Albany, Gainesville, Valdosta and Rome, Georgia

 Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology – known as XLTE – in more Georgia markets including Albany, Gainesville,...

Aug 20, 2014, 18:24 ET

Verizon Wireless Named Top In Overall Network Performance In Virginia In Report By RootMetrics®

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

Aug 19, 2014, 13:25 ET
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Verizon Named Tops In Overall Network Performance In Florida In Report 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, 13:00 ET

Verizon Wireless Again Named Tops In Overall Network Performance In Kansas And Missouri In Report 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, 12:15 ET
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Verizon Named Tops In Overall Network Performance In Louisiana In Report 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, 09:00 ET

Verizon Wireless Named Tops In Overall Network Performance In Alabama In Report 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, 07:30 ET

Verizon Wireless Again Named Tops In Overall Network Performance In Georgia In Report 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, 01:06 ET

Verizon Wireless Again Received Highest Award For Overall Network Performance In California 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, 01:00 ET

Verizon Wireless Again Received Highest Award For Overall Network Performance In Hawaii 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, 00:59 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...