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The Month Of May Blooms With Verizon Wireless 3G Network Enhancements

Nation's Largest, Most Reliable 3G Network Enhanced Across the United States

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May 2, 2011

Tom Pica
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — May flowers are in full bloom and so are Verizon Wireless network enhancements.

Verizon Wireless customers in cities across the United States are enjoying enhanced 3G network coverage as bright as the May sunshine, thanks to new 3G cell sites. These cell sites enable Verizon Wireless customers to use their wireless devices to quickly and easily browse the Web for the closest outdoor market, schedule the weekend BBQ with friends and family, and share videos of their kids’ baseball games.

Over the past two weeks, Verizon Wireless announced 3G network enhancements in:

The Verizon Wireless 3G wireless 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, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 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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