News Release

Did You Know? Verizon Wireless Has Nation's Largest And Most Reliable 3G Wireless Network

Side-by-Side Comparison Shows Verizon Wireless Has More 3G Coverage than 3 Other Largest Carriers

October 4, 2009

Tom Pica
Thomas.Pica@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7516

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless, the first wireless provider to offer 3G speeds, today has the largest and most reliable 3G network coverage area in the United States. The Verizon Wireless 3G data network provides its customers in more locations than any other wireless carrier with the ability to:

  • Browse the Web faster with quicker page loading times
  • Quickly download and play music
  • Watch streaming video
  • Send e-mails with attachments
  • Download and play 3D games
  • Video conference with contacts
  • Rapidly share files

See Verizon Wireless' 3G coverage for yourself; view a map of Verizon Wireless' 3G coverage, compared with competitors' 3G coverage online.

Verizon Wireless invests more in its network than any other wireless service provider in the United States. Verizon Wireless has invested more than $50 billion since it was formed — $5.5 billion on average every year — to increase the coverage and capacity of its national network and to add new services. In each of the last four years, Verizon Wireless invested $6.5 billion or more to increase the wireless voice and data coverage of its national network and to add new 3G services such as Mobile Broadband and V CAST. Visit www.verizonwireless.com for more information.    

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 87,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit 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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