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Verizon Adds More Hoosier Cities To 4G LTE Network Muncie And Anderson, Indiana, Launch July 19

Launch Today Expands Broadband Connectivity for Businesses, Residences

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July 10, 2012

Michelle Gilbert
Michelle.Gilbert@VerizonWireless.com
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Kyle Niederpruem
kyle@kylecommunications.com
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MUNCIE, IN — Verizon Wireless today announced it is bringing the nation’s largest 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Muncie and Anderson, Ind., on July 19.  With the 4G LTE network, customers can use 4G LTE wireless devices to access the Internet faster, listen to music or watch video, take advantage of thousands of applications, and stay in touch with family and friends, all with speeds up to 10 times faster.           

“People across Indiana are increasingly relying on tablets, smartphones and apps to stay organized, connected and entertained,” said John Granby, president–Indiana/Kentucky/Michigan Region, Verizon Wireless.  “Our investment in Indiana has kept us ahead of these consumer trends and underscores our belief that 4G LTE delivers the best value to customers by maximizing the performance of their wireless devices.”

Most of Delaware County will be covered including Muncie, Yorktown and areas along Interstate 69 from Daleville through Gaston as well as the U.S. 35/Muncie Bypass.

Most of Madison County will be covered including Anderson, Pendleton, Elwood as well as Interstate 69 and Ind. 9.

Residents in the newly expanded 4G LTE coverage areas in Delaware and Madison counties will also have access to HomeFusion Broadband, a new in-home, high-speed Internet service for consumers who want residential broadband with reliable data connectivity.

The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is now available to more than two-thirds of the U.S. population in 304 markets across the country and offers more than six times the geographic coverage of its nearest competitor’s 4G LTE network.  Verizon Wireless customers looking to experience the nation’s fastest 4G network can choose from a variety of 4G LTE devices, including tablets, smartphones, Jetpacks and more.      

In real-world, fully loaded network environments, Verizon Wireless 4G LTE customers should experience average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.   

Visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte for more information about the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network and a list of current markets.   

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About Verizon Wireless in Indiana
In Indiana, Verizon Wireless has 550 employees and more than 300 locations including company-owned retail stores, indirect agents and national retailers.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 93 million retail customers, including 88 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 80,000 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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