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Columbia, Missouri, Officials To "Flip The Switch" For Verizon Wireless 4G LTE

Verizon's 4G LTE Arrives In Columbia

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October 16, 2012

Brenda Hill
Brenda.Hill@VerizonWireless.com
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Mark Farnen
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573-424-1782

COLUMBIA, MO — To celebrate the launch of Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE in Columbia, U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO–9), Boone County Presiding Commissioner Dan Atwill, and members of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce will meet with Verizon Wireless Business Sales Director Jon Mahony to symbolically activate the Verizon Wireless 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network.

The new market launch will provide customers in the Columbia area access to the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network to locally surf the Web, stream music and video, quickly access over-the-air applications, and stay in touch with family and friends at speeds up to 10 times faster than before.  Verizon Wireless will now cover more than 410 markets across the United States with the nation’s largest 4G LTE network.      

What:                        
“Flip the Switch” for the 4G LTE network in Columbia

When:            
Thursday, October 18, at 11:00 a.m.

Where:          
Verizon Wireless Communications Store, Columbia
303 North Stadium Boulevard, Columbia MO

VISUAL OPPORTUNITIES:  

  • Rep. Luetkemeyer, Commissioner Atwill and Verizon’s Jon Mahony flip a switch to introduce new Verizon Wireless 4G LTE service to Columbia.
  • Interviews with Verizon Wireless leaders.

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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