News Release

Verizon Wireless To Provide Packed Fleet Management Services To Business Customers

April 3, 2005

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

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless provider, today announced it is offering an affordable, turn-key fleet management solution targeted to small and medium businesses within the transportation, logistics, construction, utilities, and delivery industries.

The Fleet AdministratorSM solution provides small to medium businesses with vital vehicle location information needed to improve their operational efficiencies, reduce costs, and grow their business through better utilization of their mobile resources. Fleet Administrator is provided through installation of a wireless device in the fleet vehicle or vehicles and a software application that is installed on the office computer.

Developed by Navman Wireless, the Fleet Administrator solution from Verizon Wireless requires no customization or integration and provides everything needed to get up and running including in-vehicle device installation, software application, customer training, and complete technical support. Fleet managers can use the solution to map vehicle locations, analyze a vehicle's activity including stops, mileage and idleness, define a driver's territory, create reports and more.

"Businesses have long regarded Verizon Wireless as the company they count on for their most critical wireless needs. We are excited to extend our service capabilities with Fleet Administrator to help make small and medium businesses more efficient and effective by reducing employee downtime, achieving fuel savings, improving route planning and increasing customer responsiveness and satisfaction," said Bill Stone, vice president of marketing for Verizon Wireless.

The launch of the Verizon Wireless Fleet Administrator solution is part of Verizon Wireless' suite of advanced offerings for business customers. The solution is ideal for customers in vertical markets with delivery fleets including the transportation, utility, courier/delivery, field services, security, construction and distribution industries.

Verizon Wireless Fleet Administrator is competitively priced at $49.99 per month. Devices range from $549.99 - $599.99, which includes full in-vehicle installation. Other fees may apply. For additional information or to speak with a Verizon Wireless Business Specialist, please call 1-800-VZW 4 BIZ or visit www.verizonwireless.com.  

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 43.8 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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