WALNUT CREEK, CA — Calling, downloading apps and surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless 3G network is now easier and faster for residents and travelers in San Mateo, thanks to two new cell sites. The sites improve 3G wireless coverage and capacity in San Mateo in the following areas:
- Bunker Hill – coverage spans Highway 280 near the Balboa BART station including Parrot Drive, Bunker Hill Road, Highway 92 and Highway 280.
- Palm Avenue – coverage spans 9th Avenue and El Camino Real, Highway 92, Railroad Avenue, and Alameda de las Pulgas.
Since being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $6.5 billion in its California network. Nationally, the company has invested more than $65 billion over that same period to increase the coverage and capacity of its network, and to add new services.
The network upgrade is part of the company’s ongoing investment to keep improving and strengthening the nation’s largest and most reliable 3G wireless network.
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