News Release

Southern Nevada Customers Can Make More Calls

Verizon Wireless adds five new cell sites to accommodate rapid growth

July 29, 2007

Jenny Weaver
Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com
480-763-6321

LAS VEGAS, NV — Wireless users in southern Nevada are now experiencing increased coverage thanks to five new Verizon Wireless cell sites added in the second quarter.

Network coverage and call capacity have been enhanced in:

  • Along Highway 95 and in downtown Las Vegas;
  • At the Las Vegas Convention Center;
  • Near intersection of Aliante Parkway and Beltway 215 in North Las Vegas;
  • At the Texas Station Casino, the North Las Vegas Airport and surrounding residential area in North Las Vegas; and
  • Along Interstate 15 and Riverside Rd. south of Mesquite, NV

"Our expansion is tied to our commitment to provide the best possible wireless experience for customers. It's just another way of ensuring that Verizon Wireless continues to be the leader in customer loyalty,*" said Tony Heyman, regional president of Verizon Wireless.

"Customers can Test Drive our network for themselves for 30 days, virtually risk-free with a new line of service."

Verizon Wireless is the only major carrier with a 30-day network test drive pledge that pays for calls if a customer isn't satisfied and switches to another carrier.

Verizon Wireless has invested nearly $260 million in its wireless network in Nevada over the past six years to stay ahead of the growth in demand for our products and services and to ensure the most reliable network in the industry.

The company has invested more than $37 billion in the last seven years — $5 billion on average every year since the company was formed — to increase the coverage and capacity of its national network and to add new services.

For more information about Test Drive from Verizon Wireless or any of our products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.  

* Loyalty claims based upon publicly available churn (customer turnover) figures.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 62.1 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 67,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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