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#Alaska: Verizon Wireless readies plans for Fairbanks cell phone towers

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by Dermot Cole Feb 08, 2012

FAIRBANKS — Verizon Wireless, the largest wireless carrier in the country, is taking the next step as it prepares to offer service in the Fairbanks area.

The borough planning commission unanimously approved a conditional use permit Tuesday for a 104-foot tower Verizon plans to build south of Farmers Loop off NRA Lane. The property is owned by Joe Nava.

A spokesman for Verizon Wireless said the company isn’t saying yet when it plans to launch its Alaska service.

The planning commission paperwork states the company has had numerous zoning permit applications approved for new towers, along with others to.....