News Release

Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile Introduces Seven States Price Plan

February 24, 1997

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — To simplify cellular pricing for its customers, Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile today announced the Northeast Seven States Price Plan. The plan, which eliminates roaming charges in the company's seven-state Northeast Region, offers customers one low airtime price of 49 cents per minute when making or receiving calls in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.

Customers who purchase the Northeast Seven States Price Plan have two options:

  • For $29.99 per month, customers receive 15 minutes of local airtime each month to use anywhere in the seven state area and after that, a 49 cent per minute local calling rate.

  • For $39.99 per month, customers receive 45 minutes of local airtime each month to use anywhere in the seven state region and after that, a 49 cent per minute local calling rate.

Applicable toll, landline, cellular long distance and charges outside the seven-state area, not included. To sign up for one of these new plans, customers can call 1-800-255-BELL or visit one of Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile's Communications Stores.

EDITOR'S NOTE:

Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile is the largest wireless service provider on the East Coast and the second largest in the United States. The company owns and operates the most extensive network in the east, covering 111,000 square miles, and the largest chain of wireless retail outlets offering a full range of wireless personal communications services, including voice, data and paging. Based in Bedminster, NJ, Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile has 4.4 million customers and 6,500 employees in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and, through a separate subsidiary, in the Southwest. The company was formed in July, 1995, by combining the cellular operations of Bell Atlantic Mobile and NYNEX Mobile. For more information about the company, visit Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile's Home Page at www.banm.com.

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