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Fox Chapel, have you noticed your Verizon Phone working faster than normal? This is thanks to Verizon Wireless activating a new cell tower in the Fox Chapel area. This new 4G tower brings users faster speeds and a more reliable connection to you favorite social network sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, MySpace, Pinterest, YouTube, and anything else you do with your Smart Phone. Enjoy your service, check out from your mobile browser, and enjoy the press release below.


PITTSBURGH, Pa.— To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local network in the Fox Chapel area by activating a new cell site.The new cell site in Allegheny County improves coverage in the area as follows:

  • North to Fairview Road;
  • South to Hunt Road;
  • West to Dorseyville Road, and
  • East just beyond Fox Chapel Road.

The new cell site provides increased wireless voice and data service southeast of Pittsburgh in the town of Fox Chapel. These improvements empower more Verizon Wireless customers to rely on their wireless phones for social networking, Internet browsing, downloading apps, exchanging email and text, picture and video messaging, as well as making calls.

“Pennsylvanians are increasingly relying on smartphones and applications to manage their busy lives and stay connected at home or on-the-go,” said Mark Frazier, president–Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region, Verizon Wireless. “This new cell site is part of our continual investment in our network so our customers can use their devices when, where and how they need them.”

This new cell site is part of Verizon Wireless’ ongoing effort to expand coverage, increase capacity and enhance the quality of its wireless voice and data network in Pennsylvania. Nationally, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $65 billion since it was formed—$6 billion on average every year—to increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide network and to add new services.



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Author: Ben Oaks

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