Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Haven County, Connecticut. The new site increases wireless voice and data coverage and capacity along Amity Road and the Wilbur Cross Parkway.
According to the company, regionally, it has invested nearly $2.2 billion into its New England network, including over $292 million in 2007 alone. As a result of these investments, every Verizon Wireless cell site in New England offers wireless broadband connectivity.
This network expansion adds new services like BroadbandAccess and V CAST. BroadbandAccess offers computer users a high-speed wireless mobile broadband network, operating at average upload speeds of between 500 and 800kbps, and download speeds of between 600kbps and 1.4mbps, over Verizon Wireless’s BroadbandAccess with EV-DO Revision A network.
V CAST brings video clips of TV shows, music on demand and other multimedia services to wireless phones.