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 in Utah thanks to three new cell sites added in the first quarter of this year, including:
- West Jordan – improved coverage in the area of 7800 South and 5600 West, including surrounding neighborhoods
- West Valley City – improved coverage in the area of 4700 South and 4800 West, including surrounding neighborhoods
- Hurricane – in southwestern Utah, improved coverage in the Black Ridge area along I-15 and town of New Harmony
Since being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $473 million in its Utah network. Nationally, the company has invested more than $70 billion over that same period to increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide networks and to add new services.
The network upgrades in Utah are part of the company’s ongoing investment to keep improving and strengthening the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless network.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves nearly 108 million total wireless connections, including 92.2 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 82,000 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.