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Verizon expands EV-DO to Flagstaff, Arizona.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-19 December 2006-Verizon expands EV-DO to Flagstaff, Arizona(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com

Wireless network operator Verizon Wireless (Verizon), a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (LSE:VOD), has expanded its EV-DO network into Flagstaff, Arizona, in the US.

According to Verizon, subscribers in Flagstaff can now use wireless devices such as phones and laptop computers to access its high-speed business and entertainment services.

The network enables Verizon's BroadbandAccess service which offers average access speeds of 400-700kb/s and provides users with full mobile access to corporate information on the move. Users can connect through an integrated option on certain notebook computers, via a PC card for their laptop computer or by connecting a laptop to a BroadbandAccess-capable phone or PDA.

Verizon's subscribers can also use its V CAST wireless broadband multimedia service with their V CAST-capable phone to access music, videos and 3D games on demand, including the V CAST Music library of 1.5m songs. The service provides streaming video clips, music videos, movie trailers, news, weather and sports highlights.

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Title Annotation:Verizon Wireless, evolution-data optimized
Comment:Verizon expands EV-DO to Flagstaff, Arizona.(Verizon Wireless, evolution-data optimized)
Publication:Telecomworldwire
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Date:Dec 19, 2006
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