News Release

Posey County, Indiana, Residents Benefit From New Verizon Wireless Cell Site

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  
248-915-3680

Kyle Niederpruem
kyle@kylecommunications.com  
317-509-7334

WADESVILLE, IN — Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Wadesville, Ind. that improves voice and data coverage in portions of Posey County.

Coverage is improved in the town of Wadesville and along the following major roads:

  • State Road 66 between Hunter Road and Winternheimer Road;
  • and State Road 165 between High School Road and State Road 66.

The new cell site, which is equipped with a permanent backup generator for times of emergency, enabled more Verizon Wireless customers to rely on their wireless phones 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.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 79,000 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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