|[May 06, 2013]
Verizon Wireless Enhances 4G LTE Coverage along New Hampshire Seacoast and Maine Beaches Region
Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G
LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network
WHAT: Verizon (News - Alert) Wireless recently expanded fourth generation (4G)
Long Term Evolution (LTE) network
coverage in and around Portsmouth, New Hampshire and York, Maine. 4G
LTE (News - Alert) empowers Verizon Wireless customers with compatible
devices to surf the Web, post status updates and photos, and
download files wirelessly at speeds up to 10
times faster than customers on 3G networks.
WHERE: Verizon Wireless (News - Alert) first introduced its 4G LTE network to
New Hampshire's Seacoast in August
2012, and to Maine's beaches in June
2012. Recently, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network further expanded
within the following neighborhoods and communities:
Dover Point, NH
South Berwick, ME
BACKGROUND: "4G LTE is changing the way customers interact with
the world via next generation apps, devices and solutions," commented
Dave MacBeth, Executive Director of Network for Verizon Wireless. "By
investing in wireless broadband, we're investing in local communities
and economies where our customers live, work and play."
As of May 1, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is available to more
than 287 million people in 491 markets across the U.S., representing
more than 95 percent of the companies' 3G coverage. For a full list of
4G LTE markets please visit: www.verizonwireless.com/lte.
The growth of the 4G LTE network has fostered development of new and innovative
solutions as diverse as LTE-connected
cars and remote medical diagnostic options. One solution recently
brought to market is the Verizon
4G LTE Router, which can support wired and Wi-Fi-enabled devices
simultaneously, allowing users to take it on vacation or business travel
to stay connected.
Verizon Wireless customers can also take advantage of HomeFusion?
Broadband, a residential Internet solution that uses the Verizon
Wireless 4G LTE network to bring reliable, high-speed Internet service
to customers with limited broadband options.
The company also offers a full line of 'smart accessories' across the
categories of health and fitness, lifestyle and toys that leverage its
leading portfolio of mobile devices and networks. For a full list of
smart accessories please visit: www.verizonwireless.com/smartaccessories.
In 2012, Verizon Wireless completed $256 million in wireless
network enhancements across New England, increasing the company's
regional network investment to more than $3.3 billion since its
inception in 2000.
Verizon Wireless ranked highest among all other national wireless
providers in New England, which includes Connecticut, Maine,
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, in the J.D.
Power and Associates 2013 Wireless Network Quality Performance
Study(SM), Volume 1, issued March 7. This is the 17th
consecutive reporting period that Verizon Wireless ranks highest in the
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the
nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.
The company serves 98.9 million retail customers, including 93.2 million
retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with
more than 73,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint
venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (News - Alert) (LSE,
NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com.
For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News
Center at http://news.verizonwireless.com
or follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) at http://twitter.com/VZWNews.
[ InfoTech Spotlight's Homepage ]