News Release

Millennium Communications Opens New Store in Somerville, New Jersey

One-Stop Shopping for Verizon Wireless Products and Services

October 10, 2005

David Samberg
David.Samberg@VerizonWireless.com
845-365-7212Kimberly Ancin
kimberly.ancin@vivianipr.com
845-429-3839

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Verizon Wireless today announced the opening of a new authorized retail outlet in Somerville to make shopping for the company's wireless voice and data products more convenient for residents and local businesses. Millennium Communications, located at 3166 Rte. 22, now offers a variety of wireless phones, accessories and service from Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network.

Millennium Communications is owned by Sunny Saggu, who has served as a Verizon Wireless authorized retailer for the past ten years with ten other retail locations. The new store's hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Customers may activate Verizon Wireless service at Millennium Communications and shop for the latest in wireless technology, including V CAST, a 3G multimedia wireless service bringing streaming video content to wireless phones, TXT and Picture Messaging, Get It Now® applications, including downloadable ring tones and games, ringback tones, and high-speed wireless Internet connections with Verizon Wireless' BroadbandAccess and NationalAccess networks.

Verizon Wireless authorized retailers receive extensive training, as well as merchandising support and competitive commissions, after successfully completing a highly selective qualification process. Authorized retailers play a key role in the company's retail sales distribution strategy which includes 1,900 company-owned and operated Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide. For more information about becoming an exclusive Verizon Wireless authorized retailer, call 1-800-206-9639 or send an e-mail to NewAgents@verizonwireless.com.  

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 receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.  

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