Tuesday, May 5, 2015
VZ News Release: Making a Difference
Verizon Invested More Than $ 2.3 Billion in 2014 to Further Strengthen New York's and Connecticut's Telecom Infrastructure
Verizon Wireless Investments Improve Data Speeds and Enhance Coverage and Capacity in Region
Company's Network Investments Increase Reliability, Fuel Innovation and Economic Growth
NEW YORK - Consumers, businesses and government agencies in New York and Connecticut continued to benefit from Verizon's 2014 investment of more than $1.5 billion in its industry-leading fiber-optic and wireline networks.
Since 1995, Verizon has spent in excess of $1 billion each year to further build, refine and modernize its land-based infrastructure in the two states.
In addition, Verizon Wireless invested more than $830 million throughout New York and northern New Jersey. In the New England states, which include Connecticut<http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150402006180/en/Verizon-Wireless-Announces-Enhancements-4G-LTE-Network#.VS5UKE8rjcu>, Verizon Wireless completed $378 million in wireless network enhancements throughout the region. These investments gave Verizon's customers improved data speeds, and enhanced their network capacity within the region. Verizon Wireless also continued to expand its industry-leading 4G LTE and XLTE networks across the region, to deploy small cells and distributed antenna systems in high-traffic areas, and to roll out Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology.
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