LAWRENCEBURG, KY — Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Lawrenceburg, which enables more customers to use their wireless phones to make calls, send and receive e-mail 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 generator for times of emergency, improves voice and data coverage in Lawrenceburg, as well as along the following major roads:
- U.S. Route 127 between State Road 151 and U.S. Route 62; and
- State Road 44 between Powell Taylor Road and U.S. Route 127
“This new cell site was built to ensure that our customers in Lawrenceburg can continue relying on their phones for everything from making calls and sending messages to surfing the Internet and getting e-mail,” said Greg Haller, president–Kentucky/Indiana/Michigan Region, Verizon Wireless. “The most advanced device is only as good as the network it runs on. We aggressively invest in our Kentucky network to increase coverage and capacity for our customers and to continue to elevate the bar in network reliability.”
Verizon Wireless has invested more than $55 billion since it was formed—$5.5 billion on average every year—to increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide network and to add new services. Since 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested $307 million on improvements to its wireless network in Kentucky.
About Verizon Wireless in Kentucky In Kentucky, Verizon Wireless has more than 150 employees and seven company-owned retail locations in Lexington, Louisville, Paducah, Richmond and Somerset.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 91 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NASDAQ and LSE: 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.