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Verizon Activates New Cell Sites

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Verizon Wireless Tuesday announced the activation of several new cell sites around Michigan.

The new sites were activated in:

* Kimball, which will improve voice and data coverage in parts of St. Clair County, including Kimball and Sparlingville.
* Casco Township, which should improve voice and data coverage in parts of St. Clair County, including Marine City.
* Black River, which should improve voice and data coverage in parts of  Alcona County
* Whitmore Lake, which should improve coverage in parts of Washtenaw County, including Horseshoe Lake and Independence Lake
* South Lyon, which should improve coverage in parts of Oakland County.

The new sites should improve coverage along the following major roads:

* I-69 in St. Clair County from Range Road to Sunnyside Road
* Wadhams Road in St. Clair County from Walker Road to Ravenswood Road
* I-94 in St. Clair County between Marine City Highway and Fred W. Moore Highway
* Palms Road between Marine City Highway and Fred W. Moore Highway
* US-23 in Alcona County from three miles north of Harrisville to East Black River Road
* Shaw Road in Alcona County from US-23 to County Road 41.
* US-23 in Washtenaw County between Barker Road and North Territorial Road
* Six Mile Road in Washtenaw County between Nollar Road and Whitmore Lake Road
* Jennings Road in Washtenaw County
* Lafayette Street in Oakland County between Eight Mile and 11 Mile roads
* 10 Mile Road in Oakland County between Milford Road and North Rushton Road

The new sites are equipped with a permanent backup generator for
times of emergency.

Verizon Wireless’ ongoing network investment in Michigan now totals more than$1.5 billion. Nationally, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $60 billion since it was formed — $5.7 billion on average every year — to increase coverage and capacity and to add new services.

In Michigan, Verizon Wireless has more than 2,100 employees and 65
company-owned retail locations in more than 50 cities.

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