News Release

Habla Espanol? Verizon Wireless Lets Customers Get It Now In Spanish

Customers Can Access Favorite News, Tools and Information on Spanish-language Web Site

May 24, 2005

Carlos Giron
Carlos.Giron@VerizonWireless.com
949-286-8194

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

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, is offering its Spanish-speaking customers another way to stay entertained, organized and informed with Verizon Wireless' Spanish-language Get It Now® Web site. At the new site, Spanish-speaking customers can access their favorite Get It Now categories and view and read about the latest Spanish-language applications. Customers can visit www.verizonwireless.com/espanol/getitnow to personalize their phones, get new tones and wallpaper, download favorite games, stay up-to-date with the latest news and send photos and video to friends and family.

Verizon Wireless customers can visit the Spanish-language Get It Now Web site to check out culturally relevant content, available exclusively to Verizon Wireless customers. Find out how to cast a vote from a Verizon Wireless phone to help choose the next Latin superstar after watching "Nuevas Voces de America" on Telemundo, or get halftime and final scores, trivia and polls from Univision and the Mexican Soccer League/FLM. There is also a section of the site that educates customers on how to access Spanish-language Get It Now applications on their phones, regardless if the customers' language preference is English or Spanish.

Verizon Wireless customers can stay connected to friends and family while on-the-go with the Mensajería y Chat (Messaging and Chat) section of the Spanish-language Get It Now Web site. At Mensajería y Chat, customers can browse getTXT, getPIX and getFLIX, getIM and getE-MAIL categories to view application descriptions and pricing information to help them choose the applications they want.

To search for the hottest new games, ring tones and wallpaper applications, customers can click on Tonos y Diversión (Tones and Fun) and view Get It Now's Spanish-language entertainment offerings from the extensive list of options in the getGAMES, getTONES and getWALLPAPER shopping aisles. Applications in both Spanish and English are available in the Tonos y Diversión category.

Verizon Wireless' Spanish-speaking customers can easily stay abreast of the latest news and information with Noticias e Información (News and Information). In this section of the site, customers can browse detailed descriptions of Verizon Wireless' numerous Spanish-language applications in the getWEB, getALERTS and getGOING shopping aisles.

The launch of Verizon Wireless' Spanish-language Get It Now Web site is another online tool the company has created to meet the needs of its diverse customer base. For Spanish-dominant customers, Verizon Wireless also offers a Spanish-language Web site www.verizonwireless.com/espanol with information about the company's products and services, tools to help Spanish-speaking customers manage their account and more.

Verizon Wireless products and services are available at more than 1,900 Verizon Wireless stores nationwide, including Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and stores within Circuit City, as well as at authorized retailers including Best Buy and participating RadioShack locations.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 45.5 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.  

About Get It Now®
Get It Now from Verizon Wireless puts a virtual software store inside a wireless phone and lets customers download applications over the air and purchase them directly from their phones. Virtual shopping aisles, including getGAMES, getTONES, getGOING, getPIX, getFUN and getMESSAGING, are organized to help customers find what they want, when they want it.

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