Hoxie, Kansas To Benefit From Verizon Wireless Network Enhancement

HOXIE, KS — Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest wireless provider, has activated a new cell site in Hoxie to provide additional 4G LTE network coverage and capacity.

The new cell site will enable more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls.

The new site will provide enhanced coverage in Hoxie and along Highway 24 from Hill City to Colby.

“Network reliability is the No. 1 reason that customers choose and stay with Verizon Wireless,” said Brendan Fallis, president – Kansas/Missouri 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 the company’s commitment to stay ahead of the growing need for Verizon Wireless’ voice and data services.  Since the company was formed in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $406 million on improvements to its network in Kansas.

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 78,000 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

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