WHO: Verizon Wireless, the company with the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless voice and 3G data network
WHAT: Video news release, “Verizon Wireless Boston 4G LTE Trial,” which includes:
- Real-world, on-screen comparison of tomorrow’s 4G and today’s 3G wireless data speeds
- Customer reactions to the company’s next-generation, high-speed wireless broadband network
- Verizon Wireless executive sound bites on future capabilities of the 4G LTE network, which will roll out in 25 to 30 markets by the end of this year
WHERE: In Verizon Wireless’ Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia
On Verizon Wireless’ YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/VerizonWirelessTV
WHEN: Available now
BACKGROUND: Verizon Wireless has been testing and preparing its forthcoming 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in both Boston and Seattle since August 2009.
Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network field trials in the United States have demonstrated wireless data speeds that are significantly faster than today’s 3G network speeds. Trials in Boston and Seattle indicate the network is capable of average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink, offering Verizon Wireless customers mobile browsing speeds comparable to their current, typical online Internet experience.
Visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte for more information.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving nearly 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 81,000 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.