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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Launches In St. George, Utah

The Gateway To Zion National Park The Latest Market To Join Nation's Largest 4G LTE Network Covering Nearly 75 Percent Of U.S. Population

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August 1, 2012

Jenny Weaver
Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com
480-763-6321

ST. GEORGE, UT — Verizon Wireless customers in St. George, Utah can now experience the speed and capabilities offered by its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. 

With 4G LTE, customers in St. George will now be able to enjoy the best experience in wireless data usage when they stream video, share music and photos, download files and surf the Web with speeds up to 10 times faster than before.  Verizon Wireless currently covers more than 230 million people in 337 markets across the United States with the nation’s largest 4G LTE network.   

The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE coverage area extends through the city of St. George and along Interstate 15 northeast to Washington, northwest along Highway 91 to Santa Clara, south to Bloomington and the new St. George Municipal Airport. 

Last month, the company launched its 4G LTE network in Cedar City and Logan and expanded coverage in Provo and Salt Lake City. 

Verizon Wireless customers can choose from the largest selection of 4G LTE devices to experience the nation’s fastest 4G network.  Devices include a variety of tablets, mobile hotspots, smartphones and more, including the Samsung Galaxy S® III and the DROID INCREDIBLE 4G LTE by HTC.  Details on available devices can be found at www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE and information on plans and pricing is available at www.verizonwireless.com/plans.

Verizon Wireless also offers a variety of smart accessories that customers can use with their 4G LTE devices.  These accessories include the FitBit Ultra Wireless Activity Tracker, the Withings WiFi Scale and the Helo TC Touch Controlled Helicopter, among others.  A full list of smart accessories can be found at www.verizonwireless.com/smartaccessories.    

Verizon Wireless customers can also take advantage of HomeFusion Broadband, a solution that leverages the power and speed of the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network to deliver high-speed, in-home Internet access for residential broadband, particularly where Internet options are limited or are not currently available.

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.  

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 78,000 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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