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Attention Beachgoers: Stay Covered With The Verizon Wireless 3G Network

New Cell Sites Activated from Atlantic to Pacific, and Places In Between

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June 16, 2011

Tom Pica
Thomas.Pica@VerizonWireless.com  
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — There’s one type of “coverage” customers hitting sunny beaches and summer hot spots won’t have to worry about this season: Verizon Wireless 3G network coverage.

New cell sites near beaches in California, Florida and Hawaii allow customers to use their devices to “hang ten” as they surf the Web, call friends while digging their toes in the sand and share sunset pictures as they stroll along the water. Verizon Wireless is enhancing coverage from the Atlantic to the Pacific with new 3G cell sites in:

Customers shouldn’t sweat it if their summer plans include a trip to other, inland locations; Verizon Wireless is also enhancing the nation’s largest and most reliable 3G network in:

The Verizon Wireless 3G network carries data sessions for customers with the latest wireless devices and smartphones, including the iPhone 4 from 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. Verizon Wireless 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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