CHARLESTON, W.Va., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network
WHAT: Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network is expanding in the Greater Charleston area on Dec. 20. Verizon Wireless customers in portions of Boone and Kanawha counties will be able to experience the speed and capabilities offered by the nation's largest 4G LTE network when the company expands the service tomorrow.
WHERE: The towns of Madison, Marmet, Chesapeake and Belle.
For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012
BACKGROUND: Two years after its launch, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network offers more 4G LTE coverage than all other competitors' networks combined, with coverage currently available to more than 250 million people throughout the United States. On Thursday, Dec. 20, the network will expand to offer 4G LTE service in 470 markets throughout the country.
"With our 4G LTE network, customers can take advantage of the speeds offered by our 4G LTE devices and the innovative solutions that leverage 4G LTE technology to enhance connectivity," said Mark Frazier, president-Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia, Verizon Wireless. "We will continue aggressively expanding and enhancing our 4G LTE network in West Virginia and across the country to provide our customers with the best wireless experience possible."
To learn more about the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, please visit http://news.verizonwireless.com/news/2012/12/verizon-wireless-4G-LTE-two-year-anniversary.html. For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.
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About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves nearly 96 million retail customers, including 90.4 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 75,000 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.