New cell site helps Ely, Nevada residents and visitors make more calls, download more apps and stay connected

Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:25pm EDT

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RENO, Nev.,  March 29, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Calling, downloading apps and
surfing the web on the Verizon Wireless network is now easier and faster for
residents and travelers thanks to a new cell site in  Ely. The site improves
wireless network capacity in the  Ely  area along 7th  Street and I-80.

Since being founded in 2000, Verizon Wireless has invested more than  $750
million  in its  Nevada  network. Nationally, the company has invested more than
 $80 billion  over that same period to increase the coverage and capacity of its
network, and to add new services.

The network upgrade is part of the company's ongoing investment to keep
improving and strengthening the nation's largest and most reliable wireless

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reliable 3G network. The company serves 98.2 million retail customers, including
92.5 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in  Basking Ridge, N.J.,
with more than 73,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture
of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). 
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