News Release

Business Travel Outlook: Easily Log On To Wireless Broadband In More Airports Than Ever

BroadbandAccess from Verizon Wireless Available Today in More Than 60 Major Airports Nationwide

August 28, 2005

Jeffrey Nelson
Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com
908-306-4824

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the only national wide-area wireless broadband network in the United States, announced today its BroadbandAccess wide-area wireless broadband service is available to travelers in 65 airports from coast to coast. BroadbandAccess from Verizon Wireless gives enterprise customers a fast resource to help them be productive and in touch with the office and customers when they are traveling, enabling them to tap into applications and tasks that are more suited to broadband data speeds. Verizon Wireless' BroadbandAccess gives customers the speed, mobility, productivity and simplicity ideal for mobile professionals in businesses small and large.

Fulfilling its promise to make its broadband network widely-available to customers by the end of 2005, Verizon Wireless today offers its wireless broadband network in major metropolitan areas from coast to coast. Verizon Wireless' BroadbandAccess service is also available today in the following airports:

State/Airport

Arizona

  • Phoenix, Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

California

  • Burbank, Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport (BUR)
  • Long Beach, Long Beach Airport (LGB)
  • Los Angeles, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • Oakland, Oakland International Airport (OAK)
  • Ontario, Ontario International Airport (ONT)
  • Sacramento, Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
  • San Diego, San Diego International Airport (SAN)
  • San Francisco, San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  • San Jose, Norman Y. Mineta International Airport (SJC)
  • Santa Ana, John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA)

Colorado

  • Denver, Denver International Airport (DEN)

Connecticut

  • Hartford, Bradley International Airport (BDL)
  • New Haven, Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN)
  • New London, Groton-New London Airport (GON),

Florida

  • Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
  • Jacksonville, Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)
  • Miami, Miami International Airport (MIA)
  • Orlando, Orlando International Airport (MCO)
  • Sanford, Orlando/Sanford International Airport (SFB)
  • Tampa, Tampa International Airport (TPA)
  • West Palm Beach, Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)

Georgia

  • Atlanta, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport (ATL)

Illinois

  • Chicago, O'Hare International (ORD) and Chicago Midway (MDW) Airports

Indiana

  • Indianapolis, Indianapolis International Airport (IND)

Kentucky

  • Louisville, Louisville International Airport (SDF)

Louisiana

  • New Orleans, Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY)
  • Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)

Maryland

  • Baltimore, Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)

Massachusetts

  • Boston, Logan International Airport (BOS)

Michigan

  • Detroit, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)

Minnesota

  • Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)

Missouri

  • Kansas City, Kansas City International Airport (MCI)
  • St. Louis, Lambert St. Louis International Airport (STL)

Nevada

  • Las Vegas, McCarran International Airport (LAS)

New Hampshire

  • Manchester, Manchester Airport (MHT)

New Jersey

  • Newark, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

New York

  • New York, LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and John F. Kennedy International (JFK) Airports
  • Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC)
  • Syracuse, Syracuse-Hancock International Airport (SYR)

North Carolina

  • Charlotte, Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)
  • Raleigh Durham, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)

Ohio

  • Cincinnati, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)
  • Cleveland, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)
  • Columbus, Port Columbus International Airport (CMH)
  • Dayton, James M. Cox Dayton International Airport (DAY)

Oregon

  • Portland, Portland International Airport (PDX)

Pennsylvania

  • Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
  • Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)

Rhode Island

  • Providence, T.F. Green Airport (PVD)

Tennessee

  • Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS)

Texas

  • Austin, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
  • Dallas-Fort Worth, Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) and Love Field (DAL) Airports
  • Houston, George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) and William P. Hobby (HOU) Airports
  • San Antonio, San Antonio International Airport (SAT)

Virginia

  • Richmond, Richmond International Airport (RIC)

Washington

  • Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

Washington, D.C.

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) and Washington Dulles International (IAD) Airports

Wisconsin

  • Madison, Dane County Regional Airport (MSN)
  • Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (MKE)

In an effort to bring the speed and mobility of Verizon Wireless' BroadbandAccess to more of its customers, Verizon Wireless also announced today a savings of 25% on BroadbandAccess for its new and existing voice customers. Now business customers with any Verizon Wireless monthly voice plan can receive unlimited BroadbandAccess for $59.99 monthly access with a two-year customer agreement. For non-voice customers, BroadbandAccess is available for $79.99 monthly access for unlimited use with a one- or two-year customer agreement. The savings is available to new and existing customers through December 31, 2005.

Verizon Wireless offers several PC Cards for BroadbandAccess customers, including the UTStarcom Personal Communications PC 5740. The featured card in Verizon Wireless' PC Card line-up, the UTStarcom PC 5740 is available for $99.99 with a two-year customer agreement.

For more information on BroadbandAccess from Verizon Wireless, visit www.verizonwireless.com/broadbandaccess. Members of the media interested in setting up an interview or a demo of BroadbandAccess with a local Verizon Wireless media relations manager can visit http://www.verizonwireless.com/news/contacts.  

(EDITORS: Broadcast-quality B-roll footage featuring BroadbandAccess and V CAST is available online. Log on to www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia to preview and request video segments, which can be received in newsrooms digitally, by tape or via satellite.)

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 47.4 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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