Residents Of Columbus, Ohio To Benefit From Verizon Wireless Network Enhancements

COLUMBUS, OH — To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local 4G LTE network in Port Columbus International Airport and North Whitehall by activating a new cell site.

The new cell site in Franklin County enhances coverage in the area as follows:

  • North to Bridgeway Avenue;
  • South to East Broad Street;
  • West to Stelzer Road;
  • East to North Hamilton Road, and
  • Port Columbus International Airport.

With increased wireless 4G LTE service east of Columbus in the town of North Whitehall, more Verizon Wireless customers can rely on their wireless phones for social networking, Internet browsing, downloading apps, as well as exchanging email and text, picture and video messaging.

“Ohioans are increasingly relying on smartphones and applications to manage their busy lives and stay connected at home or on-the-go,” said Mark Frazier, president–Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region, Verizon Wireless.  “This new cell site is part of our continual investment in our network so our customers can use their devices when, where and how they need them.”

This new cell site is part of Verizon Wireless’ ongoing effort to expand coverage, increase capacity and enhance the quality of its wireless voice and data network in Ohio.  Nationally, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $70 billion since it was formed—$6 billion on average every year—to increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide network and to add new services.

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