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Up And Down The East Coast, Verizon Wireless Helps You Stay Connected

Nation's Largest, Most Reliable 3G Network Enhanced in New England, Mid-Atlantic and Michigan Too

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March 6, 2011

Tom Pica
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Whether you’re traveling north to the land of lobsters and maple syrup or south to the shore, Verizon Wireless is keeping customers connected with enhancements to its 3G wireless network, which is the largest and most reliable in the nation.

Network enhancements to the Verizon Wireless network make working on the go, browsing the Web and connecting with friends and family quick and easy for travelers seeking a quick getaway. Over the past two weeks, Verizon Wireless announced new cell sites in:

In addition to the recent enhancements on the east coast, Verizon Wireless activated new cell sites in Michigan that improve voice and data coverage in Ann Arbor, Afton, Cheboygan and Hammond.

The company’s 3G broadband network carries data sessions for customers using the latest wireless devices and smartphones, including the new iPhone 4 from Verizon Wireless. Verizon Wireless’ network enhancements are part of the company’s aggressive annual network capital investment program to stay ahead of the growing demand for voice and data services. The company has invested more than $65 billion in its nationwide network since it was formed – $6 billion on average every year.

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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 94 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 82,000 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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