WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network
WHAT: Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network will officially launch in Marshalltown, Iowa area on Dec. 20. Verizon Wireless customers in the area will be able to experience the speed and capabilities offered by the nation’s largest 4G LTE network when the company introduces the service on Dec. 20. Verizon will also be launching service in the Mason City and Oskaloosa areas the same day.
WHERE: The 4G LTE network will include the city of Marshalltown and State Center and Tama. Coverage will include U.S. Highway 30 from Marshalltown west to State Center and east to Tama.
Coverage maps will be available online on Dec. 20 at 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 in 470 markets.
“The expansion of our 4G LTE network coverage in the Marshalltown area will allow customers in more parts of Iowa to stay in touch like never before – uploading, downloading and connecting online with speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G,” said Seamus Hyland, president-Great Plains Region, Verizon Wireless. “We are enabling more consumers and businesses to take advantage of the innovations that are being brought to market through 4G LTE technology.”
To learn more about the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, please visit http://www.verizonwireless.com/news/article/2012/12/verizon-wireless-4G-LTE-two-year-anniversary.html. For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.
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.