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Verizon Wireless Expands 4G LTE Network in Elmira-Corning Area

November 21, 2012

ELMIRA, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

    WHO:           Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network

    WHAT:           Verizon Wireless recently activated new 4G LTE coverage on two sites in the Elmira-Corning area, expanding and
                    filling in coverage on the high-speed data network it launched locally in June. 4G LTE lets Verizon Wireless
                    customers use their 4G LTE-enabled devices to surf the Web, post status updates and photos, share music, and
                    download files at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.

    WHERE:         New 4G LTE sites are located in Corning and Pine City.

                   For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.

    BACKGROUND:     The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network offers more 4G LTE coverage than all other competitors' networks combined.
                    As of November 15, the network is available to more than 250 million people in more than 440 markets
                    throughout the United States.  In real-world, fully loaded network environments, users will see average data
                    rates of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.

                    To learn more about how 4G LTE is changing the ways Verizon Wireless customers communicate, please visit http:/

                   For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.

    MEDIA CONTACT: John O'Malley
                   Verizon Wireless
                   585.321.7264 or 585.261.5899


About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves nearly 96 million retail customers, including 90.4 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 75,000 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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