June 20, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Today Mayor
joined Verizon Wireless to mark the importance of the expansion of 4G LTE wireless service in the state by "flipping the switch" to activate 4G LTE in
The new market launch will provide customers in the
area access to the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network to locally surf the Web, post status updates and photos, share music, and download files at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.
The significance of 4G LTE coming to
isn't limited to southwestern
was the only remaining major market in the
/Missouri Region yet to launch 4G LTE
"The expansion of our 4G LTE network to
demonstrates how thoroughly Verizon Wireless is covering smaller towns and rural areas in Kansas. Now, residents and those traveling through
can experience the same high level of reliability and outstanding speeds throughout the state," said
, president –
/Missouri Region, Verizon Wireless.
Verizon Wireless currently covers more than 287 million people in 497 markets across
the United States
with the nation's largest 4G LTE network.
Customers can choose from an array of 4G LTE-enabled devices to access the blazingly fast speeds of the 4G LTE network, including smartphones, tablets, modems, notebooks, netbooks and hot spots. Details on all 4G LTE-enabled devices can be found at
Verizon's 4G LTE network is making new innovative wireless services possible today. For example, HomeFusion Broadband is a new service from Verizon that harnesses the power and speed of the nation's largest 4G LTE network to provide high-speed in-home Internet access. With HomeFusion Broadband, Verizon is offering consumers another choice of home broadband services with this new service. The solution offers households in areas with limited broadband options a reliable alternative for data connectivity. Customers will get full support – from purchase to installation – when they sign up for HomeFusion Broadband. For more information, visit
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Basking Ridge, N.J.
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