Verizon Wireless adds capacity to cell sites to stay ahead of demand for calls, email, text and web surfing
By Verizon Wireless
Published: Friday, Oct. 8, 2010 - 12:51 pm

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 8 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Even more Riverside County residents, businesses and visitors can now enjoy high-speed wireless data and voice connections along the Highway 74, in the city of Mountain Center, thanks to recent Verizon Wireless network upgrades. Hundreds of upgrades since December 2009 have increased the company's 3G data and voice capacity by nearly twenty-five percent in Southern California. The increased capacity means more users are empowered to surf the web, download applications and content, and exchange email and other messages.

"People expect their cell phones and wireless devices to work whenever and wherever they need them," said Bill D'Agostino, executive director of network for Verizon Wireless in Southern California. "That's why we continue to invest in our network. By meeting the growing demand for data services on our network, we empower each of our customers to Rule the Air in their own unique, individual way."

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4G LTE services

Verizon Wireless will launch its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network in the fourth quarter of 2010. The company's aggressive network build includes plans to launch in 25 to 30 markets, covering approximately 100 million people. The company will cover virtually all its current nationwide 3G footprint with the 4G network by the end of 2013.

About Verizon Wireless.

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 92 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 79,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, Nasdaq: VOD). For more information, visit Cell Phones, Cell Phone Plans, 4G LTE network with the Best Cell Phone Service - Verizon Wireless. 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