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June Forecast: Sunny With Enhanced Verizon Wireless 3G Coverage

New Cell Sites Activated In Time for the Unofficial Start of Summer

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May 31, 2011

Tom Pica
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The days are getting longer, the sun is getting brighter and the Verizon Wireless network is getting even better for customers across the country.

While customers are covering up with sunglasses and sunscreen, Verizon Wireless is enhancing coverage around the United States with new 3G cell sites in:

Whether summer plans take Verizon Wireless customers to one of these 14 locations or elsewhere, they will enjoy the nation’s largest and most reliable 3G network. June wedding-goers can share the special “I do” moment instantly via Twitter™ and Facebook®. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore using mapping, hiking and biking apps.

The Verizon Wireless 3G wireless network carries data sessions for customers with 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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About Verizon Wireless
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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