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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Expands In Elmira Area

January 28, 2013

ELMIRA, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2013 /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 a site in the Elmira area, expanding and filling in coverage
                    on the high-speed data network it launched locally in June 2012. 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 site is located in Horseheads. For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit

    BACKGROUND:     Two years after its launch, the Verizon 4G LTE network is available to more than 273 million people across the U.S. -
                    close to 89 percent of the U.S. population.

                    To learn more about the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, please visit http://news.verizonwireless.com/news/2012/12/
                    verizon-wireless-4G-LTE-two-year-anniversary.html. For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit

    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 98.2 million retail customers, including 92.5 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 73,000 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.

SOURCE Verizon Wireless

Source: PR Newswire