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Residents of Laurel, Nebraska to Benefit from Verizon Wireless Network Enhancements

January 20, 2012

LAUREL, Neb., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local network in Cambridge, Iowa, by activating a new cell site.

The cell site, located near the intersection of U.S. Highway 20 and 571(st) Avenue, improves coverage in the Laurel area as follows:

  • North to U.S. Highway 20 and State Highway 5
  • South five miles;
  • East to Dixon and Concord;
  • and West to Beldin

The new cell site provides increased wireless voice and data service in the Laurel area, which empowers more Verizon Wireless customers to rely on their wireless phones for social networking, Internet browsing, downloading apps, exchanging email and text, picture and video messaging, as well as making calls.

“Nebraskans are increasingly relying on smartphones and applications to manage their busy lives and stay connected at home or on-the-go,” said Seamus Hyland, president-Great Plains Region, Verizon Wireless. “This new cell site is part of our continual investment in our network so our customers can use their devices when, where and how they need them.”

This new cell site is part of Verizon Wireless’ continual effort to expand coverage, increase capacity and enhance the quality of its wireless voice and data network in Nebraska. Nationally, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $65 billion since it was formed–$6 billion on average every year–to increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide network and to add new services.

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Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 107.7 million total wireless connections, including 90.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 83,000 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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