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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Expands In Ulster County

September 24, 2013

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., Sept. 24, 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 a new site in Tillson and added 4G
                    LTE technology to a site in West Shokan, expanding 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:          The new 4G LTE sites will enhance coverage and capacity in Tillson and
                    West Shokan. For street-level detail of coverage and more, please
                    visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.

    BACKGROUND:     Nearly three years after its launch, the Verizon 4G LTE network is
                    available to more than 300 million people in more than 500 markets
                    across the U.S, representing more than 99 percent of our 3G network.

                    The company activated more than 400 4G LTE sites across Upstate New
                    York in 2013 and now has more than 1,100 4G LTE sites on the air in
                    the region.

                    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 100.1 million retail customers, including 94.3 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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