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Mar 31

Verizon Wireless helps keep fans informed at Final Four

Verizon Wireless will keep fans in the game during the Final Four in New Orleans. Just look at work Verizon will have to offer:
Verizon Wireless fans attending the 2012 NCAA Final Four in New Orleans this weekend will experience blazing fast speeds on their mobile devices thanks to the installation of a $7.6 million 4G LTE Distributed Antenna System (DAS) in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome just in time for the tournament. The cutting-edge system will ensure fans can count on the Verizon Wireless network to handle their voice calls, texts, picture messages and uploads to social media sites to share highlights with family and friends during the event. Verizon Wireless, which operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network, invested more than $63 million in network enhancements in New Orleans and south Louisiana during 2011 to further boost its high speeds and strengthen coverage. The latest enhancement in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will not only enhance coverage for the 2012 NCAA Final Four but events held year round in the facility as well.
Apps Add To The Fun
Along with a game-ready network, Verizon Wireless offers wireless services for basketball fans on the go:
* ESPN Score Center—the perfect way to track games while on the go this weekend. With real-time scores, complete game stats and the latest news updates, this app will keep even diehard fans up-to-date.
* Official NCAA March Madness—the NCAA’s official app puts everything March Madness in the palm of your hand. Scores, stats and live streaming of every game are available on the lightning fast 4G LTE Verizon Wireless network.
* Team-Specific Apps—Wildcats, Cardinals, Buckeyes and Jayhawks alike can follow their teams with down to the second updates offered with team-specific apps. Download Louisville CardsMobile, Ohio State College SuperFansLt, Kentucky College SuperFans LT and Kansas Jayhawks Sports for play-by-play updates.
* City Guide New Orleans Guidepal—win or lose, fans from across the nation can use the City Guide app to find out where to celebrate or commiserate off the court with other fans in the Crescent City.

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