News Release

Verizon Wireless Adds New Cell Site In Johnson County, Indiana

Investment Increases Consumer Value as Demand Grows for Email, Social Networking, Apps, Web, Video, Music, Messaging and Calls

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July 24, 2011

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

Kyle Niederpruem
Kyle@KyleCommunications.com
317-509-7334

GREENWOOD, IN — Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Greenwood that improves voice and data capacity in the north central portion of Johnson County and along the following major roads:

  • County Road 900 South between County Road 500 West and County Road 100 West;
  • and State Road 135 between County Line Road and County Road 850 North.

The new cell site, which is equipped with a permanent backup generator for times of emergency, enables more Verizon Wireless customers to rely on their wireless devices for social networking, Internet browsing, downloading apps and music, exchanging email and text, picture and video messages, watching high-quality videos and making calls.

The company’s ongoing network investment in Indiana now totals more than $1.15 billion. Nationally, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $65 billion since it was formed—$6 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 Indiana
In Indiana, Verizon Wireless has more than 550 employees and 37 company-owned retail locations in 24 cities, including Anderson, Avon, Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus, Elkhart, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Greenwood, Indianapolis, Kokomo, Lafayette, Lawrence, Merrillville, Mishawaka, Muncie, Noblesville, Plainfield, Portage, Schererville, South Bend, Terre Haute, Valparaiso and Warsaw.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 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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