Walla Walla Welcomes America's Fastest 4G Wireless Service; Verizon Celebrates 4G LTE Launch With Donation, Giveaways And More

WHO:                         Verizon Wireless, operator of the largest 4G LTE network in the U.S. with more 4G LTE coverage than all other competitors combined.

WHAT:                     Verizon Wireless hosts “Wireless in Walla Walla” event to celebrate the 400 market milestone and launch of 4G LTE in Walla Walla.                                 

Beginning Thursday, October 18, Verizon’s 4G LTE network surpasses the 400 market threshold, expanding to 417 markets, including Lewiston/ Clarkston and Moscow/Pullman.  By the end of the year, 4G LTE will also cover Tri-Cities, Pendleton, Yakima and Wenatchee.

Join the celebration:

  • $4,000 donation to Great Explorations of Education, a Walla Walla organization inspiring young girls to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education
  • Drawings for a new Motorola DROID RAZR M and other prizes
  • 4G LTE Cake

WHEN:                      Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:                   Verizon Wireless – College Place1705 SE Meadowbrook BlvdCollege Place, WA  99324

MEDIA:                     News media may contact Scott Charlston: 206-940-0385  

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.