LAS VEGAS and BASKING RIDGE, N. J. – From CTIA WIRELESS 2010, CenturyLink and Verizon Wireless announced today that CenturyLink's Ethernet Private Line (EPL) service is being used by Verizon Wireless to build the nation's first 4L Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Las Vegas.
CenturyLink has employed its dedicated EPL service to create a robust Ethernet transport solution for Verizon Wireless in parts of
Verizon Wireless’ LTE rollout plan positions the company as a global leader in 4G LTE deployment, and it is on track to deliver the nation’s first 4G LTE network to customers in 25 to 30 markets, covering roughly 100 million people by year’s end.
By leveraging its 700 MHz spectrum for LTE deployment in the
Visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte for more information about Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network. For more information about CenturyLink, visit www.centurylink.com.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 91 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
CenturyLink is a leading provider of high-quality voice, broadband and video services over its advanced communications networks to consumers and businesses in 33 states. CenturyLink, headquartered in