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Verizon Wireless Improving Wireless Quality In Southern Illinois With New Cell Sites

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February 4, 2013

Brenda Hill


Michael Zerman

Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.

Three new coverage cell sites have been turned on in southern   Illinois to enhance network capacity in the region. For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit                                   

Baldwin, Marion and Lake of Egypt, Illinois

These new cell sites improve coverage and capacity in the following areas:

  • Randolph County:  the town of Baldwin and along Hwy. 154 between Red Bud and Sparta.
  • Williamson County:  the town of Marion.
  • Jackson County, Johnson County & Williamson County

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