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2012-01-11 10:36:00

WOLSEY, S.D., Jan. 11, 2012 /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 Beadle County, S.D., by activating a new cell site. The cell site, located near the intersection of State Highway 14 and U.S. Highway 281, improves coverage in Beadle County as follows: North to 182nd Street; South to 207th Street; East to 391st Avenue; and West to 364th Avenue. The...

2012-01-10 11:07:00

CAMBRIDGE, Iowa, Jan. 10, 2012 /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 Cambridge, Iowa, by activating a new cell site. The cell site, located near the intersection of State Highway 210 and 585th Street, improves coverage in the Cambridge area as follows: North to 260th Street; South to the Polk County line; East to 640th Avenue; and West to Interstate...

2012-01-10 08:00:00

ASHBURN, Va., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, the United States Postal Service delivers 584 million pieces of mail to more than 150 million addresses and receives more than a million visitors to its website. As a result, the Postal Service needs a communications platform unrivaled in both sophistication and reliability -- and that is what Verizon is delivering. The Postal Service has selected Verizon as a prime contractor in the Postal Service's Telecommunications...

2011-12-30 10:00:00

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Dec. 30, 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 the East Bay, thanks to a new cell site in Emeryville. The site improves 3G wireless coverage and capacity in the Emeryville area, including the intersections of Adeline and Market, Market and 36th Street, Martin Luther King and 42nd Street, and San Pablo and 43rd Street. Since being founded in 2000,...

2011-12-30 10:00:00

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Dec. 30, 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 Campbell, thanks to a new cell site. The sites improve 3G wireless coverage and capacity in Campbell including West Campbell Avenue, Pollard Road, Winchester Boulevard and Quito Road. Since being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $6.5 billion in its California...

2011-12-20 07:00:00

WARREN, Mich., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy, one of the nation's largest electric and natural gas utilities, has engaged Campbell Ewald to provide marketing and communications expertise for the company's customer engagement initiative."We selected Campbell Ewald based on its strategic strengths, creativity and collaborative approach to increasing customer awareness and understanding of our brand," said Pramada Reddy, Consumers Energy's executive director of...

2011-12-16 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell to Verizon Wireless its 20 MHz Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum licenses covering 28 million POPs for $315 million. The sale of Cox's AWS spectrum to Verizon Wireless is an important step to ensure that consumers' growing demands for mobility will be met. This agreement does not include Cox's 700 MHz spectrum licenses, the company's Cox Wireless customer...

2011-12-14 15:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that will even more strongly enable it to provide business and government customers with fully integrated enterprise-class solutions, Verizon today announced the creation of a new global organization that will oversee all business, government and wholesale operations from across the company's wireless and wireline businesses. John Stratton, previously executive vice president and chief operating officer of Verizon Wireless,...

Verizon Wireless Blames Outage On Technical Issues
2011-12-08 14:02:56

Verizon Wireless customers have experienced an outage that for some customers has knocked out Internet access for about 24 hours. Verizon Wireless' Thomas Pica said on Thursday that the disruption lasted from late Tuesday through Wednesday evening.  The company blamed the outage on technical problems. "Verizon Wireless engineers have been working to resolve an issue with 4G LTE service that is affecting some customers' 4G devices," the company said in a statement. This is the...

2011-12-08 10:37:00

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless is investing in Orange County and expanding its local coverage with a new cell site in Campbell Hall. The new site improves coverage and capacity along Route 208, Route 207, and in the Village of Rock Tavern. This network expansion is part of the company's aggressive multi-billion dollar network investment each year to stay ahead of the growing demand for Verizon Wireless' voice and data services. The company...