BELLE PLAINE, KS — Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest wireless provider, has activated new cell sites in Belle Plaine and Udall, Kan., to provide additional network coverage and capacity.
The new cell sites 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 sites will provide enhanced voice, 3G and 4G data coverage south of Wichita, Kan., in the city of Belle Plaine, as well as along portions of I-35. In addition, customers in Udall and along parts of Highway 15 will have access to improved voice, 3G and 4G data coverage.
“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 $443 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 nearly 96 million retail customers, including 90.4 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 75,000 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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