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Did You Know? Verizon Wireless Global Data Usage Alerts Help Travelers Monitor Costs Overseas

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July 20, 2010

Tom Pica
Thomas.Pica@VerizonWireless.com
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless’ Global Data Roaming Usage Alerts help take the surprise out of global roaming.

Verizon Wireless helps travelers manage roaming costs by alerting them via text message or e-mail, depending on their device type, when they reach thresholds of $100 and $250 in Global Data Roaming charges. Verizon Wireless Global Data Roaming Usage Alerts are automatically sent free of charge and do not count against customers’ messaging or data allowances.

Customers using Verizon Wireless global-capable phones and smartphones can enjoy wireless voice service in more than 220 countries worldwide and data in over 200 with 115 offering 3G speeds. In addition, all Verizon Wireless customers can use their existing phones and smartphones to make calls while visiting 40 countries and other destinations, including Mexico, Canada, China and India. All traveling Verizon Wireless customers can access global support while traveling 24/7. Learn more at www.verizonwireless.com/global.

With the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless network, a wide variety of smartphones and other wireless devices, and award-winning customer service, Verizon Wireless is a leader in customer satisfaction. In 21 of the last 23 quarters, Verizon Wireless led the industry with the lowest customer turnover rate among major U.S. wireless companies. Learn more at http://aboutus.vzw.com/customersatisfaction/index.html.

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