New 4G LTE cell sites help Alameda County, California residents and visitors make more calls, download more apps and stay connected

Dec 27, 2013, 11:00 ET from Verizon Wireless

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers in Alameda County thanks to new 4G LTE cell sites in Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Oakland and Pleasanton. The sites improve wireless coverage and capacity in the following areas:

  • Alameda: Along Foothill Boulevard, Shoreline Drive,  Willow Street and 9th Street
  • Berkeley: Along Solano Avenue, Cedar Street, Hopkins Street, 8th Street, Broadway Terrace, Contra Costa Road, Moraga Avenue, and College Avenue
  • Fremont: Along Auto Mall Parkway, Highway 880, Highway 262, S. Grimmer Boulevard and Highway 680
  • Oakland: Along MacArthur Boulevard, Grand Avenue, 27th Street, Adams Street and Telegraph Avenue
  • Pleasanton: Along Vineyard Avenue, Isabel Avenue and Stanley Boulevard

Since being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $7.8 billion in its California network. Nationally, the company has invested more than $80 billion over that same period to increase the coverage and capacity of its network, and to add new services.

The network upgrade is part of the company's ongoing investment to keep improving and strengthening the nation's largest and most reliable wireless network.

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