News Release

This Mother's Day, Give Mom a Reason to Smile With a Camera Phone From Verizon Wireless

Picture Messaging from Verizon Wireless Lets Mom Capture the Moment and Stay in Touch

May 2, 2004

Brenda Raney
Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com
908-306-4834

BEDMINSTER, NJ — This Mother's Day, May 9, look to Verizon Wireless to find the perfect gift for the on-the-go mom. Give Mom a Verizon Wireless camera phone with Picture Messaging, so she can capture important and unexpected once-in-a-lifetime moments and stay connected to the rest of the family while on the go.

Whether Mom is on the other side of town or across the country, the entire clan can share the fun when she has a camera phone from Verizon Wireless. One, two, three, four steps — and Mom can capture a quick PIX of that future Hall of Famer at bat. New moms can share all of their baby's firsts — first smile, first steps — no matter where they are without the hassle of carrying a traditional camera with them (new moms have enough things to carry).

And if Mom is especially savvy and has her own Verizon Wireless camera phone, you can send a customized photo along with a quick TXT Message — I LUV U — to let her know you care. Camera phones from Verizon Wireless, such as the Samsung a610, the Audiovox CDM-8900 and the VX6000, combine a quality digital camera with Verizon Wireless Picture Messaging to make it easy to send pictures to another Verizon Wireless camera phone or any email address at only 25 cents a minute plus airtime.

Regardless of how you choose to stay in touch with Mom on Mother's Day, you have the satisfaction of knowing your call, your PIX, your TXT and your love will be conveyed over the nation's most reliable network.

Verizon Wireless products and services are available in more than 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, at participating RadioShack and Circuit City locations and on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. For more information on Picture Messaging from Verizon Wireless and to view a flash demo of the service, visit www.verizonwireless.com/getitnow.  

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 39 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless 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 receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless.  

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