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Verizon Wireless Ready For Grand Slam At Baseball’s Mid-Season Classic


Nation’s Most Reliable Wireless Network Helps Fans Share Thrills Of The Game With Family And Friends

BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and SAN FRANCISCO — With baseball’s mid-season classic right around the corner, Verizon Wireless has fine-tuned its network in San Francisco to handle additional wireless call volume during Tuesday’s big game. Thousands of baseball fans, sports news media and others on the Verizon Wireless network who flock to the City by the Bay can rest assured that they will be able to talk and text to friends and fans back home about the festivities leading up to and including the big event.

Verizon Wireless has enhanced network capacity on key cell sites around the city and downtown stadium to boost calling capacity by 40 percent. The installations will enable more Verizon Wireless customers to make calls, send and receive text and picture messages, and download music, games and Ringtones concurrently.

“One of the main reasons customers choose Verizon Wireless and stay with us is because we offer the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network,” said Rich Garwood, president – Northern California and Nevada region for Verizon Wireless. “We are committed to ensuring that our network stands up to its excellent reputation for everyday use and during major events like this.”

Additionally, leading up to Tuesday night’s game, Verizon Wireless has dispatched its real-life, California-based test men and women to drive throughout downtown San Francisco, testing the performance of the company’s network, making sure its customers’ experience is as good as or better than they have come to expect from Verizon Wireless.


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