Verizon has announced the purchase of Cal-One Cellular which operates as Cal North Wireless.

“…the deal means that Verizon Wireless can expand its network footprint in northern California, specifically in Del Norte, Humboldt, Siskiyou and Trinity couCan you hear me now? No? You must be in Cutten.nties.”

Given all the drop outs in our cell service in this area, it will be interesting to see if Verizon will be able to ask “Can you hear me now?” and continue to get a positive response.