News Release

Verizon Wireless Adds New Cell Site In Johnson County, Indiana

Investment Increases Consumer Value as Demand Grows for E-mail, Social Networking, Apps, Web, Video, Music, Messaging and Calls

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January 12, 2011

Michelle Gilbert
Michelle.Gilbert@VerizonWireless.com  
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Kyle Niederpruem
kyle@kylecommunications.com  
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FRANKLIN, IN — Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Franklin that will improve coverage in the town of Bargersville. Johnson County residents will also benefit from enhanced coverage while traveling along the following major roads, including:

  • State Road 135 between County Road 600 North and Division Road;
  • and State Road 144 between Smokey Row Road and County Road North 125 West.

The new cell site, which is equipped with a permanent backup generator for times of emergency, enables more Verizon Wireless customers to use their wireless devices for social networking, Internet browsing, downloading apps and music, exchanging e-mail and text, picture and video messages, watching high-quality videos and making calls.

The company's ongoing network investment in Indiana now totals more than $1.1 billion. Nationally, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $60 billion since it was formed — $5.7 billion on average every year — to increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide network and to add new services.

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About Verizon Wireless in Indiana
In Indiana, Verizon Wireless has more than 550 employees and 38 company-owned retail locations in 24 cities, including Anderson, Avon, Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus, Elkhart, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Greenwood, Indianapolis, Kokomo, Lafayette, Lawrence, Merrillville, Mishawaka, Muncie, Noblesville, Plainfield, Portage, Schererville, South Bend, Terre Haute, Valparaiso and Warsaw.

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Verizon Wireless operates the nation's fastest and most advanced 4G network and largest and most reliable 3G network, and serves more than 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 80,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: 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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