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2012-07-26 06:22:30

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local 4G LTE network in Port Columbus International Airport and North Whitehall by activating a new cell site. The new cell site in Franklin County enhances coverage in the area as follows: North to Bridgeway Avenue; South to East Broad Street; West to Stelzer Road; East to North Hamilton Road, and Port Columbus...

2012-07-26 02:35:13

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive time, Verizon Wireless, ranked first in customer care among national full-service wireless providers in J.D. Power and Associates' national study of customer care among the leading U.S. wireless providers. In the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Full-Service Performance Study(SM) - Volume 2, released today, Verizon Wireless received a score of 771, to lead the category at...

2012-07-23 06:28:10

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local 4G LTE network in North Olmsted by activating a new cell site. The new cell site in Cuyahoga County improves coverage in the area as follows: North to Lynhaven Drive; South to Glen Hollow Lane; West to Barton Road, and; East to Crestwood Lane. The new cell site provides increased wireless 4G LTE service in...

2012-07-17 02:33:37

CONWAY and LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PrivacyStar and Alltel Wireless today announce PrivacyStar for Alltel Wireless Android customers. Users of the privacy application can now easily block unwanted calls and texts as well as easily report telemarketer and debt collector violations directly to the Federal Trade Commission. Other features include SmartBlock, Do Not Disturb, Caller Lookup and more. The PrivacyStar feature-packed application provides Alltel Wireless...

2012-06-20 06:31:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announced today that Chris Felix has been named president of the company's Upstate New York Region. He replaces Russ Preite who has been named president of the company's Northern California/Nevada/Hawaii Region. As regional president, Felix will set the company's strategic direction and direct its sales, operations, financial performance and the customer experience in Upstate New York. Previously, Felix served as vice president...

2012-05-30 10:26:23

RALEIGH, N.C., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, which empowers customers with the nation's fastest and most advanced 4G LTE network and the largest and most reliable 3G network, has launched the Wireless Technology Innovation Awards. Sponsored by Cisco, Ericsson, Alcatel Lucent and Motorola, the award recognizes innovation at small to mid-sized organizations in North Carolina from the coast to the Triad. Businesses, non-profit groups and other institutions will be honored for...

2012-05-07 06:28:45

NEW ORLEANS and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans is one of 37 U.S. cities where Verizon Wireless has outperformed the competition in combined data, voice and text performance in independent wireless network testing conducted so far this year by national research company RootMetrics®. "As consumers and businesses increasingly turn to wireless technology as an integral part of their daily lives and work, it's important that their devices run...

2012-05-03 10:30:41

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its continued commitment to advancing public safety, Verizon Wireless is taking steps toward offering many of its customers a new way to communicate with 911 call centers run by public safety officials. The company announced today that it has selected TeleCommunication Systems Inc., of Annapolis, Md., to participate in an initiative that will enable customers to send 911 SMS (Short Message Service) texts to...

2012-05-02 02:32:08

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announced today that it has added 58 new cell sites to their network in Charleston to provide customers with clearer reception, fewer dropped calls and more coverage, including stronger in-building coverage. With the addition of these cell towers to Verizon Wireless' already robust and industry-leading network, customers in the Charleston area are now enjoying unprecedented network access and dramatically denser site coverage....

2012-03-14 17:33:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless today announced it has purchased the operating assets of Cellular One of Northeast Pennsylvania from United States Cellular Corporation. Financial terms are not being disclosed. Verizon Wireless will continue to use the Cellular One of Northeast Pennsylvania brand for the next several months as it works to convert the existing wireless network to Verizon Wireless specifications. Customers do not need to take any action at...