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Press Release -- July 24th, 2017
Source: Verizon

Sustained investment in Palm Bay’s Network leads to 3rd Party Win for Verizon

PALM BAY, Fla. According to the latest RootScore Report®, the nation’s most rigorous, independent scientific study, Verizon won the overall performance award inPalm Bay. Verizon was also unbeaten in network reliability, as well as call and data performance.

Verizon invests heavily in its network to ensure its customers have the best possible experience when they’re looking to call, post, stream and text. Last year, more than$268 million was spent in the state of Florida alone, including the Palm Bay area. Investments include small cells hidden on top of traffic signals and utility poles, boosting coverage and capacity in highly populated areas, as well as advanced technologies to boost capacity and efficiency. These sustained improvements helped the wireless carrier come out on top in the latest rankings by RootMetrics*.

*Rankings based on RootMetrics Palm Bay, FL (1H 2017) RootScore® Report. Tested with best commercially available smartphones on 4 national mobile networks across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Verizon. Visit for more details.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), headquartered in New York City, has a diverse workforce of 161,000 and generated nearly $126 billion in 2016 revenues. Verizon operates America’s most reliable wireless network, with 113.9 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation’s premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.

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