When will Verizon Wireless boost coverage in Quincy?

By Herald-Whig
Posted: Feb. 12, 2018 10:05 am

What is the reason why Verizon has not added a tower in Quincy? Many times when I come to Quincy, I want to search for a business or coupon on my phone and can't because of lack of service. I would think businesses would want Verizon customers to be able to find them when they are in Quincy. I hear this from many people.

A spokesman for Verizon Wireless said an exact time frame has not been established to improve coverage for the greater Quincy area, though its goal is to expand its 4G LTE coverage in the city

"Verizon is constantly looking at ways to enhance the network experience for its customers nationwide," the spokesman said.

Correspondence from an agent for Verizon Wireless in the Adams County Board's June 2013 meeting packet said the company was building a 235-foot wireless tower in Fowler and a 265-foot tower in Camp Point.

Because Adams County does not having zoning, the correspondence is the only notice received by the county for new communications towers. The city of Quincy does have zoning, so it would receive requests for cellphone towers, though it does not have to be contacted if a company seeks to rent space on an existing tower.

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