KILLBUCK, OH — Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the highest customer loyalty, has activated a new cell site in Killbuck, which will enable more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive e-mail and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; and download games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls.
The new cell site improves coverage along U.S. Highway 62 east of downtown Killbuck and throughout the surrounding area bounded by Township Road 92 in the north, Township Road 79 in the south, Township Road 86 in the east and Township Highway 91 in the west. In addition, coverage is improved along County Road 35 from just west of Township Road 79 to just east of County Road 150.
"Network reliability is the No. 1 reason that customers choose and stay with Verizon Wireless," said Roger Tang, presidentOhio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia region, Verizon Wireless. "Getting through on the first try and maintaining a connection are important to our customers. We continue to optimize our network so that it remains the most reliable in the nation."
This network improvement is part of Verizon Wireless' continual effort to expand coverage, improve capacity and enhance the quality of its wireless voice and data network in Ohio and throughout the country. Verizon Wireless has invested more than $50 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. In 2008, the company invested more than $258 million in its Ohio network.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 86.6 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 86,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE 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.####