New Cell Site Helps San Jacinto, California, Residents & Visitors Make More Calls, Download More Apps and Stay Connected
IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless 3G network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers in Riverside county, thanks to a new cell site in San Jacinto, California. The site expands 3G wireless coverage and capacity between Record Street and Esplanade Avenue along Ramona Expressway and the surrounding residential area.
Verizon Wireless has invested more than $6.5 billion in California’s network since being founded in 2000. Nationally, the company has invested more than $65 billion over that same period to increase the coverage and capacity of its network, and to add new services.
In March, 2011, Verizon Wireless unveiled 59 markets that will benefit from the world’s first large-scale 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network by the end of this year. These recently named areas, added to the 39 initial markets launched in December 2010 and 49 markets announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, mean that consumers and businesses in at least 147 U.S. cities will have access to the fastest, most advanced 4G mobile network in America. Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network already reaches 110 million people, more than one-third of all Americans.
In Southern California, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network covers 15 million people. In the Los Angeles metro area, 4G LTE coverage extends north to Pasadena, east to Chino, south to San Clemente and west to Woodland Hills. In San Diego, our 4G LTE network extends north to Del Mar and Poway, east to Lakeside and south to Imperial Beach. For more information, please visit: www.verizonwireless.com/4G.
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Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest and most advanced 4G network and largest and most reliable 3G network, and serves more than 94 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 82,000 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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