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 in Peru, Ill., on Dec. 20. Verizon Wireless customers in the area will be able to experience the speed and capabilities offered by the nation’s largest 4G LTE network when the company expands the service Thursday.
WHERE: Coverage will be expanded in the following areas:
- South of Interstate 80 to DePue and Spring Valley
- City of Granville
For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE.
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012
BACKGROUND: On Thursday, Dec. 20, the network will launch in 29 new markets and expand in 36 existing markets to offer 4G LTE service in a total of 470 markets throughout the country. 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.
To learn more about the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, please visit http://www.verizonwireless.com/news/article/2012/12/verizon-wireless-4G-LTE-two-year-anniversary.html. For a full list of 4G LTE markets please visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.
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.