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Verizon Wireless Adds Five New Cell Sites In Kentucky And Southern 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 17, 2011

Michelle Gilbert
Michelle.Gilbert@VerizonWireless.com  
248-915-3680

Bonnie Hackbarth
bhackbarth@guthriemayes.com  
502-625-1658

LOUISVILLE, KY — Verizon Wireless has activated five new cell sites in Kentucky and southern Indiana that improve voice and data coverage in three counties in the greater Louisville area.

Three new cell sites in Kentucky, including an in-building site within the KFC Yum! Center, improve coverage in the west central and south central portions of Jefferson County and in southern Indiana as well as along the following major roads:

  • Cane Run Road between Crums Lane and Trade Port Drive;
  • Terry Road between State Road 1931 and Cane Run Road;
  • State Road 61 between Cooper Chapel Road and Old Preston Highway;
  • Zoneton Road between Old Preston Highway and Bates Lane;
  • Cedar Creek Road between Justice Way and Zoneton Road;
  • and State Road 111 between Seven Mile Lane and State Road 211 in southern Indiana.

Another new cell site in Kentucky in Oldham County improves coverage in Goshen and along the following major roads:

  • U.S. Route 42 between Locke Lane and Buckeye Lane;
  • and Harmony Landing Road/State Road 1793 between U.S. Route 42 and Rose Island Road/State Highway 3222.

A new cell site in Floyd County in Indiana improves coverage in the southern portion of the county and along Indiana State Road 11 between Indiana State Road 62 and the Floyd-Harrison county line.

The new cell sites enable more Verizon Wireless customers to rely on 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 Kentucky now totals more than $307 million. 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 Kentucky
In Kentucky, Verizon Wireless has more than 150 employees and 120-plus locations including company-owned retail stores, indirect agents and national retailers.

About Verizon Wireless
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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