News Release

New Cell Sites Help Utah Residents And Visitors Make More Calls, Download More Apps And Stay Connected

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November 3, 2011

Bob Kelley
Robert.Kelley@VerizonWireless.com
303-694-8990

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers across the Beehive State thanks to several new cell sites that improve coverage and capacity, including:

  • American Fork – central business district including the District Court building, Emergency Services building and post office
  • Bountiful – east side of Bountiful including Lakeview Hospital
  • Cottonwood Heights – areas surrounding Highland and Fort Union
  • Hyrum – towns of Hyrum and Paradise, including Hyrum Reservoir State Park
  • Layton – area and neighborhoods surrounding E. Gentile Street
  • Logan – Main Street business corridor including US-91 and US-89; also the Fourth North Shopping Center
  • Salt Lake City – Gateway Mall in downtown Salt Lake City; also Foothill Drive area
  • Sandy – area surrounding 10600 South and 700 East; also White City area
  • South Jordan – Daybreak and surrounding area
  • West Valley City – along the Bangerter Hwy including 4100 South area and Parkway area

Since being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $411 million in its Utah network. Nationally, the company has invested more than $65 billion over that same period to increase the coverage and capacity of its network, and to add new services.

The network upgrades are part of the company’s ongoing investment to keep improving and strengthening the nation’s fastest and most reliable wireless network.

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