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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Expands In The Utica Area

May 7, 2013

UTICA, N.Y., May 7, 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 two sites in the
                    Utica area, expanding and filling in coverage on the high-speed data
                    network it launched locally in December 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 Barneveld and New Hartford. 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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