Telecommunications Policy

Verizon Finished Upgrading Wireless Network

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Verizon Wireless said it has essentially finished upgrading its network, as the race to provide speedy wireless service heats up.

Verizon Wireless, a joint venture between Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group, said it now provides so-called long-term evolution wireless service to more than 99 percent of its network footprint, covering 298 million people in 500 markets.