Verizon Wireless Expands Its 4G LTE Network In Bedford County, Pennsylvania
BEDFORD, Pa., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ —
WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. WHAT: Verizon Wireless customers in more portions of Bedford County can now experience the speed and capabilities offered by the nation's largest 4G LTE network with the company's expansion of 4G LTE in the area. WHERE: North of the borough of Bedford and south to Bedford Springs Resort, and; West along State Route 30 to the Somerset County line. For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE. BACKGROUND: The growth of the company's 4G LTE network has enabled innovative solutions that consumers and businesses across Pennsylvania and the country take advantage of in their daily lives. These solutions include everything from LTE-connected cars to healthcare solutions for monitoring patients remotely. With the continued rollout of its 4G LTE network, Verizon Wireless is maintaining its excellence in customer service and continuing to offer its customers consistently reliable 4G LTE speeds. A recent survey conducted by J.D. Power and Associates determined that not only were 4G LTE customers happier with their experience than 3G customers, but Verizon Wireless scored above the regional average in all six regions surveyed and ranked highest among major U.S. wireless service providers in five regions. "With our 4G LTE network, customers can take advantage of the speeds offered by our 4G LTE devices and the innovative solutions that leverage 4G LTE technology to enhance connectivity," said Mark Frazier, president- Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia, Verizon Wireless. "We were the first to bring 4G LTE to Pennsylvania. As we continue to expand and enhance our 4G LTE network, our customers will be able to see, firsthand, the innovations that are being brought to market through 4G LTE technology." As of today, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is available to 287 million people in 491 markets across the nation, covering more than 95 percent of Verizon's current 3G network footprint. For additional details on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network visit http://verizonwireless.com/lte. To see how the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is impacting customers and businesses across the country, visit the Verizon Wireless News Center. To learn more about how 4G LTE is changing the ways Verizon Wireless customers communicate, please visit http:/ /news.verizonwireless.com/news/2012/11/4G-LTE-network-innovation.html MEDIA CONTACT: Laura Merritt, Verizon Wireless, 614-345-2300 Jennifer O'Rourke, for Verizon Wireless, 412-642-7700
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