Verizon Communications Inc. : Verizon Wireless to Bring the Power of Its 4G LTE Network to Brattleboro and White River Junction, Vermont
08/10/2012| 02:05pm US/Eastern
16 Additional Vermont Communities to Benefit from Access to America's
Fastest 4G Network
Verizon Wireless announced today it will bring the nation's largest 4G
Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Brattleboro and White River
Junction, and 14 additional communities throughout Vermont, in the
coming weeks. In the past three months, Verizon Wireless has introduced
4G LTE service in more than 50 communities throughout the state,
Verizon Wireless customers with compatible 4G LTE smartphones, modems,
tablets and mobile hotspots will be able to wirelessly surf the Web,
stream music and video, and download files up to 10 times faster than
customers on 3G.
When Verizon Wireless expands its 4G LTE network, it will be newly
available in the following communities across Vermont:
White River Junction
"With speeds up to ten times faster than 3G, Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE
network will soon offer customers in and around Brattleboro and White
River Junction tremendous opportunities to better connect and innovate,"
commented Christine Berberich, New England President for Verizon
Wireless. "As New England's wireless leader we continue to invest in and
expand our 4G LTE coverage across the Green Mountain State and look
forward to bringing these Windham and Windsor County communities onboard
in the very near future."
4G LTE Coverage and Speed
As of July 19, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is available to more
than two-thirds of the U.S. population in 337 markets nationwide,
including all six New England states. The network continues to rank as
the nation's largest 4G LTE network.
In real-world, fully loaded network environments, Verizon Wireless' 4G
LTE customers should experience average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits
per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.
When customers travel outside of a 4G LTE coverage area, 4G LTE devices
automatically connect to Verizon Wireless' 3G network, enabling
customers to stay connected from coast to coast. Visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte for
more information about the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network and a list of
4G LTE Devices and Plans
Verizon Wireless customers can choose from the largest selection of 4G
LTE devices, ranging from tablets and mobile hotspots to the latest
smartphones and more, including the Samsung
Galaxy S® III, and DROID
INCREDIBLE 4G LTE by HTC. Details on available devices can be found
at www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE and
information on plans and pricing is available at www.verizonwireless.com/plans.
Verizon Wireless also offers a variety of smart
accessories, including the FitBit
Ultra Wireless Activity Tracker and the Withings
WiFi Scale, for customers to use with their 4G LTE devices. A full
list of smart accessories can be found at www.verizonwireless.com/smartaccessories.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon 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.
Michael Murphy, 781-932-1213
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