LIBERAL, Kan., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Mayor Dave Harrison 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 Liberal.
The new market launch will provide customers in the Liberal 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 Liberal isn't limited to southwestern Kansas – Liberal was the only remaining major market in the Kansas/Missouri Region yet to launch 4G LTE .
"The expansion of our 4G LTE network to Liberal demonstrates how thoroughly Verizon Wireless is covering smaller towns and rural areas in Kansas. Now, residents and those traveling through Kansas can experience the same high level of reliability and outstanding speeds throughout the state," said Brendan Fallis, president – Kansas/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 www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE 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 http://support.verizonwireless.com/clc/faqs/Wireless%20Service/faq_homefusion.html For street-level detail of coverage and more, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/4GLTE. To see how the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is helping customers and businesses across the country with mobile lifestyle choices, visit the Verizon Wireless News Center. About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 98.9 million retail customers, including 93.2 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). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at http://news.verizonwireless.com or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWNews. MEDIA CONTACT: Brenda HillVerizon Wireless913.344.2922 Brenda.Hill@verizonwireless.com @VZWbrenda Amanda Clark For Verizon Wireless816.235.7734 email@example.com SOURCE Verizon Wireless