News Release

Verizon Application Innovation Center Opens Today: Watch The Live Webcast

Official Opening Webcast Live from San Francisco

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August 9, 2011

Debra Lewis
Debra.Lewis@VerizonWireless.com
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WHO:
Verizon, provider of the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network

WHAT:
The official opening of the Verizon Application Innovation Center will be webcast live at http://www.verizonwebcasts.com/corp/110505/

Opening day will feature remarks from:

  • Dan Mead, president and chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless
  • David Small, chief technical officer of Verizon Wireless
  • Marni Walden, vice president and chief marketing officer of Verizon Wireless

In addition, the program will include remarks by executives representing Qualcomm and Chomp, companies involved in the Center. The discussion will be moderated by Brian Higgins, executive director of LTE Ecosystem Development for Verizon Wireless.

WHERE:
To register for the webcast, visit http://www.verizonwebcasts.com/corp/110505/

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WHEN:
The webcast of the opening of the Verizon Application Innovation Center program will begin at 10:30 a.m. PDT today, live from San Francisco

BACKGROUND:
The Verizon Application Innovation Center is a place for developers, network engineers, entrepreneurs and others to work together on innovative applications that take advantage of Verizon Wireless’ leading 3G and 4G LTE mobile networks. The San Francisco facility is connected to Verizon’s LTE Innovation Center, located in Waltham, Mass., to optimize synergies between development activities at each location. The new space includes several collaboration labs and private development labs, and it offers access to Verizon Wireless equipment; services; and Verizon Wireless experts in application development, software development, network APIs, network performance and business development.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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.

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