Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network Available In Kennewick, Pasco And Richland, Washington On December 20

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 coming to the Tri-Cities market on Dec. 20.  Verizon Wireless customers in Kennewick, Pasco and Richland will experience ten times faster web-surfing, music and video, social media sharing and file downloads using   the speed and capabilities offered by the nation’s largest 4G LTE network.                                   

WHERE:                               New 4G LTE sites are located in Kennewick, Pasco and Richland.

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WHEN:                                 Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012                                        

BACKGROUND:                 Two years after its launch, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network  offers more 4G LTE coverage than all other competitors’ networks combined, with coverage currently available to more than 250 million people throughout the United States.  On Thursday, Dec. 20, the network will expand to offer 4G LTE service in 470 markets throughout the country.  

As Verizon 4G LTE delivers faster connections to the Tri-Cities, customers will join those in Wenatchee, Walla Walla, Lewiston-Clarkston, Moscow, Spokane, Post Falls, Coeur d’Alene, Airway Heights, Bonner’s Ferry, Cheney, Deer Park, Ellensburg and Moses Lake enjoying the fastest 4G in the Inland Northwest. Verizon 4G LTE in Seattle and Portland recently earned the title “fastest network” from RootMetrics, an independent evaluator of wireless carrier speed and coverage.

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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 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