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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Expands In The Albany Area And Activates A New Site In Guilderland

May 6, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y., May 6, 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 eight sites in
                    the Albany area - including a newly activated site in Guilderland -
                    expanding and filling in coverage on the high-speed data network it
                    launched locally in August 2011. 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 Corinth, Fonda (2 sites), Minden,
                    Guilderland, Palatine, Pittstown and Richmondville. The new Guilderland
                    site improves coverage and capacity in the Town of Guilderland and in the
                    Village of Altamont. For street-level detail of coverage and more,
                    please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.

    BACKGROUND:     Two years after its launch, the Verizon 4G LTE network is available to
                    more than 287 million people across the U.S representing more than 95
                    percent of our 3G network

                    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.

    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 98.9 million retail customers, including 93.2 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. For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at http://news.verizonwireless.com or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWNews.

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