News Release

Media Advisory - VCAST From Verizon Wireless: B-Roll And Still Images Available To Media

January 6, 2005

WHO:
Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider

WHAT:
The following materials are available for use by the media:

  • B-Roll featuring:
    • People using VCAST
    • Sound bites from Damon Morton, a VCAST multimedia preview customer
    • VCAST video on demand news clip (from NBC Mobile) playing on an VX8000 by LG phone
    • On the street interviews capturing initial reaction to VCAST from Verizon Wireless
    • Exteriors of Verizon Wireless Communication Stores
  • High-resolution still images illustrating VCAST from Verizon Wireless, including:
    • VCAST and Verizon Wireless logos
    • VX8000 by LG

WHERE:
The B-Roll and images can be found at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia

WHEN:
Available today, Friday, January 7, 2005

BACKGROUND:
Verizon Wireless, the nation's leader in 3G services, announced today it plans to offer VCAST — the first and only consumer broadband multimedia service in the country — on February 1, 2005. VCAST runs on Verizon Wireless' 3G EV-DO network, the fastest commercially available wide-area wireless network in the nation, currently available in more than 30 major metropolitan markets from coast to coast.

CONTACT:
Angela Snow
Weber Shandwick Worldwide for Verizon Wireless
Office: 617-520-7087 /Mobile: 781-883-3721
asnow@webershandwick.com

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 42.1 million voice and data 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 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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