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Verizon Wireless 3G Expansion in New York and New Jersey

Monty Solomon (
Sat, 25 Jun 2005 02:34:49 -0400

New V CAST Consumer Wireless Multimedia Service and BroadbandAccess
Fast Data

Connections for Business Now Available in More Places

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to build on its
strategy to provide its customers superior wireless services in the
United States, Verizon Wireless today expanded its Evolution-Data
Optimized (EV-DO) third generation (3G) wide-area network in the New
York metropolitan area. Verizon Wireless' 3G EV-DO network enables V
CAST -- the nation's first wireless broadband multimedia service for
consumers -- and BroadbandAccess, the fastest wide-area wireless
Internet access service available in the nation.

In New York City, Verizon Wireless' V CAST and BroadbandAccess
services now are available to more residents of Brooklyn and
Queens. The services were launched in Manhattan, portions of Queens
and Brooklyn, and at LaGuardia and JFK International Airports earlier
this year.

On Long Island, the high speed data network now is available to
residents and summer vacationers along the entire southern shore and
in portions of the north shore including Port Jefferson and

North of the City, V CAST and BroadbandAccess services now are
available in southern Rockland County including Nyack and Pearl River,
and in southern and central portions of Westchester County including
White Plains.

In New Jersey, the service now extends south along the Jersey Shore to
the Ocean County border, west into Morris and Somerset counties, and
north to Alpine in Bergen County. Businesses and consumers in large
portions of northeastern New Jersey including Essex, Hudson and Union
counties and at Newark Liberty International Airport have enjoyed V
CAST and BroadbandAccess services for more than six months.


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