News Release

Verizon Wireless Offers B-Roll Of Its Device And Handset Testing Process

April 13, 2004

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

WHO: Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network

WHAT: B-Roll illustrating the handset testing process, including:

  • Lou LaMedica, director of CPE evaluation and development for Verizon Wireless, discussing:The rigorous approach to device testing on the Verizon Wireless network
    • How computers collect and use data during the testing process
    • An involved "roaming" test
    • Additional sound bites
  • Images of lab technicians testing devices
  • Introduction to "HAL," a high-tech mannequin for testing devices
  • Wireless games testing with an accompanying explanation of BREW (Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless), the technology behind the company's popular Get It Now service
  • A demonstration of WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) testing, the technology behind the company's Mobile Web 2.0 service

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

WHEN: Available immediately

BACKGROUND: Verizon Wireless has a dedicated team of employees who regularly test every handset and device to ensure each meets Verizon Wireless' quality standards. The company is offering to the media B-Roll illustrating Verizon Wireless' rigorous handset testing process.

CONTACT:
Brenda Boyd Raney
Verizon Wireless
908-306-4834
Brenda.Raney@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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