Verizon Wireless Updates 4G LTE Build-Out, Opps For Developers, And Media Q&A At CTIA WIRELESS 2010 In Las Vegas

WHO: Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless provider in the United States

WHAT: Verizon Wireless hosts a one-hour discussion about the status of its 4G LTE wireless network build-out and efforts to build a 4G ecosystem of developers to fuel b2b devices, apps and consumer products. The discussion at CTIA WIRELESS 2010® features executives from Verizon Wireless’ network, open development, product development, and apps development programs, including:

  • Tony Melone, senior vice president and chief technology officer
  • Leroy Williams, executive director, Verizon Developer Community
  • Brian Higgins, executive director of LTE ecosystem development
  • Maurice Thompson, director, business development for open development

WHERE: CTIA Press Conference Room: Room N241 – North Hall Las Vegas Convention Center 3150 Paradise Road Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

WHEN: 11:00 a.m. PDT on Wednesday, March 24, 2010

BACKGROUND: Verizon Wireless expects to commercially launch its 4G LTE network in up to 30 markets in 2010, covering 100 million people. An equally aggressive growth plan in subsequent years will result in full nationwide coverage by 2013. The company’s 4G LTE network ultimately will connect a full range of electronics devices and machines to each other.

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, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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