TALLAHASSEE, FL — To provide the best wireless service throughout Leon County, Verizon Wireless has activated two new advanced digital cell sites. The two sites, located along Tram Road and Bannerman Road, will provide enhanced wireless service to the rapidly growing residential and commercial developments in Tallahassee.
With the new sites which utilize high-speed Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) technology customers will enjoy clearer call reception and faster speeds when downloading music and games and sending text, picture and video messages. Customers using BroadbandAccess, the company's high-speed business data service, can now expect average download speeds of 600 kilobits per second (kbps) to 1.4 megabits per second and average upload speeds of 500-800 kbps.
The new cell sites are part of the company's continuing investment to expand coverage, increase capacity and enhance the quality of its wireless voice and data network in Florida and throughout the country. Verizon Wireless has invested more than $1.6 billion in Florida and more than $45 billion nationally since the company was formed. The company spent $178 million to enhance services and coverage throughout Florida during 2007 alone.
About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 67.2 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: 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.####