Verizon activates new cell site, improves coverage in Tippecanoe

ROMNEY, Ind. — Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Tippecanoe County that expands network coverage, enabling more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; download music, games and ringtones; view high-quality videos and browse the Internet, while experiencing clearer reception and fewer dropped calls.

The new cell site improves Verizon Wireless’ voice and data network coverage in the following areas:

  • In Romney
  • Along U.S. Route 231 in southern Tippecanoe County
  • Along State Road 28 in southern Tippecanoe County

“Our customers choose Verizon Wireless and stay with us because we deliver on our commitment to provide the most reliable network,” said Greg Haller, president-Indiana/Kentucky/Michigan Region, Verizon Wireless. “We’ll continue investing in our network here in Indiana as well as across the nation so that our customers can rely on their wireless phones everywhere they go.”

This new cell site is part of Verizon Wireless’ continual effort to expand coverage, increase capacity and enhance the quality of its wireless voice and data network in Indiana and throughout the country. Verizon Wireless has invested more than $45 billion since it was formed-$5.5 billion on average every year-to increase the coverage and capacity of its national network and to add new services. Nearly $870 million of this investment has been spent in Indiana since 2000. In 2007, the company invested more than $136 million in Indiana network improvements.

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