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2011-08-19 08:00:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless calling, text messaging and surfing the Web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers in Georgia, thanks to heavy investments Verizon Wireless made during the first half of 2011. From January through June, the company installed additional network capacity in 249 cities across the Peach State. The company's ongoing network investment in Georgia now totals more than $1.9 billion since the...

2011-08-08 11:42:00

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless is investing in Orange County and expanding its local coverage with a new cell site in Middletown. The new site improves coverage and capacity in the Village of Washington Heights along Route 17M from Webb Road to Maples Road. The new site also improves capacity along Route 211 from Wisner Avenue to Ingrassia Road in the City of Middletown. This network expansion is part of the company's aggressive multi-billion dollar...

2011-08-08 08:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless customers now have an online tool that makes it even easier to plan how to make the most of their wireless service when traveling outside of the United States. The Verizon Wireless Trip Planner gives customers information they can use to plan their travels, including details about global calling and data plans, country-specific coverage and pricing, and device functionality in more than 200 international destinations....

2011-08-06 23:43:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon's attempts to reach a constructive new contract with two unions representing the company's wireline employees in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states were unsuccessful, and union leaders announced a decision to call a strike. In anticipation of this development, Verizon has activated a contingency plan to ensure customers experience limited disruption in service during this time. Verizon has trained tens of thousands of management...

2011-08-05 15:54:00

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, 3G multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local network in Marysville. Consumer Advantages The new cell site provides increased wireless voice and 3G data from Timberville Golf Club north to the Heart of Ohio Fish and Game Association Reservoir and from State Route 38 west along Collins Road to Middleburg-Plain City Road. In addition, coverage is...

2011-08-02 11:37:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major development that advances the deployment of fourth-generation wireless broadband services, the U.S. government has reached agreements with Canada and Mexico that establish the framework for use of spectrum in the 700 MHz band. The spectrum is being widely deployed for high-speed wireless broadband in the U.S. "Verizon's rollout of its 4G LTE mobile broadband network is going well, and we are pleased that officials at both the Federal...

2011-08-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard J. Lynch, executive vice president for enterprisewide strategic technology initiatives at Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), has announced his retirement, effective Aug. 19, following 39 years of service at Verizon and its predecessor companies. Before being appointed to his current position in 2010, Lynch served as Verizon's executive vice president and chief technology officer. Earlier, he had served as executive vice...

2011-07-28 12:12:00

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless 3G network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers thanks to a new cell site in Sacramento, California. The site expands 3G wireless coverage and capacity along Highway 50 and Interstate 80 Business. Verizon Wireless has invested more than $5.7 billion in its California network since being founded in 2000. Nationally, the company has invested more than $65...

2011-07-28 08:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, provider of the nation's largest and most reliable 3G network and the fastest, most advanced 4G LTE network in the world, has been ranked highest in customer care among the major national wireless phone service providers in J.D. Power and Associates' 2011 Wireless Customer Care Performance Study(SM) -- Volume 2, released today. Verizon Wireless received a score of 770, which led the segment and was above the industry...

2011-07-26 01:01:00

PLANO, Texas, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Acision Innovation Network partnership enables Alltel Wireless to automatically provision and update handsets and eliminate traditional manual provisioning processes and costs Acision, a world leader in mobile data, in partnership with Accuris Networks - a member of the Acision Innovation Network - will provide Alltel Wireless with Accuris Networks' OTA (over the air) solution, to...


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