TMCNet:  Verizon's 4G LTE network expands in Otsego county

[November 27, 2012]

Verizon's 4G LTE network expands in Otsego county

Nov 27, 2012 (M2 EQUITYBITES via COMTEX) -- Provider of wireless communications services Verizon Wireless said on Monday that it has recently activated new 4G LTE coverage on a site in Otsego County, located in Pittsfield, New York.

Verizon's 4G LTE offers speeds of up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks. In real-world, fully loaded network environments, users will see average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink.

Reportedly, as of 15 November 2012, Verizon's 4G network is available to over 250 million people in more than 440 markets throughout the US.

Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) (Nasdaq:VZ) and Vodafone (LSE:VOD)(Nasdaq:VOD).

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