Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Expands At Lake Of The Ozarks And In Central Missouri Starting 11/15

WHO:                                     Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network

WHAT:                                  Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network is expanding at the Lake of the Ozarks and in central Missouri on Nov. 15.  Verizon Wireless customers at the Lake and in central Missouri will be able to experience the speed and capabilities offered by the innovative solutions available on its 4G LTE network when the company expands the service on Thursday.  

WHERE:                               Along Highway 5 from Laurie north to Versailles, MO; Along Highway 50 from Tipton west to Smithton, MO; Along Highway 54 from Eldon north to Kingdom City, MO.

Communities in the new coverage area in central Missouri include: Laurie, Gravois Mills, Versailles, Tipton, Syracuse, Otterville, Smithton, Eldon, Etterville, Holts Summit, New Bloomfield, Fulton and Kingdom City.

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WHEN:                                  Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012                                              

BACKGROUND:                 The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network offers more 4G LTE coverage than all other competitors’ networks combined.  The network is currently available to more than 250 million people throughout the United States.  On Nov. 15, the network will expand to offer 4G LTE service in more than 440 markets throughout the country.  To learn more about how 4G LTE is changing the ways Verizon Wireless customers communicate, please visit

QUOTE:        “With our 4G LTE network, customers can take advantage of the speeds offered by our 4G LTE devices and the innovative solutions that leverage 4G LTE technology to enhance connectivity,” said Brendan Fallis, president – Kansas/Missouri Region, Verizon Wireless.  “We will continue aggressively expanding and enhancing our 4G LTE network in Missouri and across the country to provide our customers with the best wireless experience possible.” 

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About Verizon Wireless Verizon 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  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