News Release

Verizon Wireless Paints The Season Red And Green With Chocolate By LG

Chocolate Flavors for Every Whim — Cherry, Mint, White & Black

November 21, 2006

Brenda Boyd Raney
Brenda.Raney@verizonwireless.com
908-559-7518

Melissa Elkins
LG Mobile Phones
melkins@lge.com
858-635-5358

BASKING RIDGE, NJ and SAN DIEGO — Verizon Wireless and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones) announced today the newest flavors of Chocolate by LG -Cherry and Mint. The new Chocolates feature the same sleek, ultra-thin minimalist style, glowing red, touch sensitive keypad and silky-smooth slider design as the popular black Chocolate, but with a tasty red or green finish. Customers now have four color options from which to satisfy their Chocolate craving — Cherry, Mint, White and the traditional Black.

Part phone, part mp3 player, the Chocolate comes fully-equipped with all the features and capabilities Verizon Wireless customers have come to expect including V CAST and V CAST Music, a 1.3 megapixel camera, speakerphone, Bluetooth® capabilities for stereo headsets and car kits, VZ NavigatorSM capability, and a microSDTM memory expansion slot that supports the newest SanDisk 2GB cards. The busy professional can even purchase a Mobile Office Kit and use the Chocolate as a modem to connect a laptop to the Verizon Wireless high-speed EV-DO network, for quick and easy access to e-mail and the Internet.

New Pricing
Chocolate by LG will be available beginning Friday, November 24 at more than 2,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores including those in Circuit City for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and new two-year customer agreement.

Free Software Upgrade
Customers who currently own a Chocolate by LG that does not include a speakerphone may add the feature by taking their phone to any Verizon Wireless Communications Store for a free software upgrade.

For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 57 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 60,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc., (KSE: 06657.KS) is the leader in consumer electronics and mobile communications. The company has more than 72,000 employees working in 77 subsidiaries and marketing units around the world. LG Electronics is the world's largest producer of CDMA handsets, optical storage devices, residential air conditioners and home theater systems. With total revenue of more than USD 35 billion (consolidated USD 45 billion), LG Electronics is comprised of four business units: Mobile Communications, Digital Appliance, Digital Display and Digital Media.

LG Electronics' goal worldwide is to create and enable the intelligent networking of digital products that will make consumers' lives better than ever.

About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company
LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is the world's leading manufacturer of WCDMA (UMTS), CDMA. The company provides a total range of wireless solutions, and is rapidly establishing a global presence as it cultivates international market share in 3G handsets. For more information please visit www.lgusa.com.

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