PITTSBURGH, PA — Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, today announced improvements at dozens of cell sites in Pennsylvania during the final quarter of 2003 and January 2004, improving coverage and capacity along some of the state's busiest roadways as well as in rural areas.
Enhancements at the Rural Valley cell site will improve coverage on Route 85 as well as along Route 422 between Rural Valley and Elderton. Upgrades at the Kittanning, Slate Lick North and Slate Lick South cell sites will benefit users along Route 28 from Freeport to Kittanning.
"Verizon Wireless is committed to providing our customers with the best network," said Roger Tang, president Ohio/Pennsylvania Region, Verizon Wireless. "We understand our customers expect that when they press 'send' on their wireless phones, their calls will go through, sound clear and stay connected for the duration of their conversation. That's why, across the state in 2003, we spent $187 million on our network in Pennsylvania. In 2004, our network remains our top priority."
Verizon Wireless has invested more than $12 billion over the past three years in its national network, offering customers access to the most extensive and reliable wireless voice and data network in the United States.
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