News Release

Verizon Wireless Debuts Nation's First Wireless Consumer Broadband (Video On Demand) Service For Cell Phones & Fastest Wireless Broadband Internet Access Service In Denver, Colorado Today

Demonstration of Mobile Phones that Play TV Show clips & News, Sports, Movie Trailers, Music Videos, 3-D Games-and High Speed Wireless Web surfing on Laptops.

August 28, 2005

Bob Kelley
Robert.Kelley@VerizonWireless.com
303-694-8990

DENVER, CO — MEDIA ADVISORY

Media Demonstration of New Products

WHO:
Verizon Wireless Executives

WHAT:
Demonstration and hands-on trials of Verizon Wireless' V CAST service, which enables consumers to download and view video content (up to 5 minutes) on-demand and play cutting-edge 3D games. Consumers can easily view clips of current news, weather, sports and entertainment programming on their mobile phones. Choices include movie trailers, music videos, concert performances, short video programs specifically designed for mobile phones and other video content from providers such as CNN, NBC, ABC, FOX, ESPN, FOX Sports, MarketWatch, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and more!

WHEN:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Monday, August 29, 2005

WHERE:
Verizon Wireless Store at Park Meadows Mall, 8481 S. Yosemite St., Littleton, CO

WHY:
Verizon Wireless today announced the rollout of two award-winning services in greater Denver — one developed for the consumer market, the other primarily for business customers. V CAST, the nation's first wireless broadband multimedia service for consumers, and BroadbandAccess, the fastest wide-area wireless Internet access service available in the nation, are both available today throughout metro Denver, north to Ft. Collins, south to Parker and Highlands Ranch, west to Boulder and DIA. Both services run on the company's high-speed EV-DO (Evolution Data-Optimized) wireless broadband network, now reaching more than 1/3 of Americans in more than 60 major metro areas.

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.

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