Investing to Stay Ahead of Growing Demand for Wireless Calling, Data
Access, and Music
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continuing effort to
provide the best wireless service for local residents in Middlesex
County, Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's most reliable
wireless network, has expanded its network with a new cell site --
increasing capacity as well as in-building coverage along
Massachusetts Avenue in the Central Square section of Cambridge.
This network expansion is part of the company's aggressive
multi-billion dollar network investment each year (more than $1
billion every 90 days), including well over $300 million in New
England in 2005 alone, to stay ahead of the growing demand for Verizon
Wireless voice and data services. Verizon Wireless has invested $30
billion -- on average $5 billion a year -- into its national wireless
network over the past six years as part of its commitment to offer
customers the most reliable service available, including wireless data
services such as picture messaging, text messaging, and the company's
exclusive V CAST service. V CAST brings TV, music and other
multimedia services to wireless phones over Verizon Wireless'
high-speed BroadbandAccess network. BroadbandAccess offers customers
the nation's largest high-speed wireless broadband network, operating
at average speeds between 400 kbps - 700 kbps.