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2011-01-13 09:36:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless company with the largest, most reliable 3G network, announced today that it invested $195 million during 2010 in Florida to further enhance wireless services and network coverage for its customers across the state. The 2010 investment included the continued enhancement of the company's industry-leading 3G network, as well as the initial rollout of the most advanced 4G LTE (Long-Term Evolution)...

2010-09-14 08:25:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless will increase its data capacity by more than 550 percent and its voice capacity by 600 percent around the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington to accommodate an expected crowd of 250,000 people during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, Sept. 25 through Oct. 10. To boost capacity for those attending the games, the company will deploy two temporary cell sites (Cell on Light Trucks or COLTs). The COLTs are fully functional,...

2010-08-09 07:30:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In its ongoing effort to provide the best wireless service, Verizon Wireless announced today that it invested more than $55 million in the second quarter of 2010 to enhance its network in Georgia. This network enhancement is part of Verizon Wireless' consistent, aggressive multi-billion dollar network investment each year to stay ahead of the growing demand for the company's voice and data services. Verizon Wireless has invested more than $60...

2010-05-21 09:00:00

ELYRIA, Ohio, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless today announced it has completed the integration of its network with that of Alltel in Lorain County to provide customers with clearer reception, fewer dropped calls and more coverage, including stronger in-building coverage. Verizon Wireless' voice and high-speed 3G data network combined with that of Alltel creates the largest wireless network footprint in the United States. The integration in this area enables more customers to use...

2010-04-27 15:16:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 27 /PRNewswire -- Verizon Wireless has beefed up its network capacity for Kentucky Derby Festival events and the big race itself by activating two temporary cell sites so that more customers can use their wireless handsets concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text; picture and messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones. The temporary cell sites are fully functional, generator-powered mobile...

2010-03-23 12:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless will spend $57 million in 2010 repainting its Michigan map red, adding more capacity to its advanced high-speed 3G network. The enhancements will ensure that Verizon Wireless customers across the state can continue using their wireless devices to access the Internet, view high-quality videos, download music, games and ringtones, and send and receive email. The project entails installing equipment on hundreds of cell sites across...

2010-03-12 10:05:00

MILWAUKEE, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Milwaukee that expands network coverage, enabling more customers in the area to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls. The new cell site, which is equipped with a permanent backup...

2010-02-11 11:37:00

LAUREL, Md., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- As the region begins to dig out from the historic Blizzard of 2010, Verizon Wireless has announced that all of its retail stores in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia opened for business at noon today, February 11, 2010 to assist customers with their wireless needs. During the storm this past week, local Verizon Wireless stores continued to see steady demand for car chargers and extra batteries for wireless devices, as many in the area were without...

2010-02-10 09:00:00

HONOLULU, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the islands of Hawaii, wireless users are making more wireless calls and using more data services thanks to Verizon Wireless' $28 million network investment in 2009. That's an average of nearly $76,000 per day spent to provide customers in Hawaii with the reliable, high-quality service they expect from Verizon Wireless. The company's ongoing network investment now totals more than $214 million in Hawaii and more than $55 billion nationally over...

2010-02-10 08:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the Evergreen State wireless users are making more wireless calls and using more data services thanks to Verizon Wireless' $71 million network investment in 2009. That's an average of nearly $194,000 per day spent to provide customers in Washington with the reliable, high-quality service they expect from Verizon Wireless. The company's ongoing network investment now totals more than $907 million in Washington and more than $55 billion...


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