News Release

For The Ins And Outs Of The LG VX9800 And Accompanying V CAST Service, Go To First-Ever Verizon Wireless Podcast

December 11, 2005

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

WHO:
Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider

WHAT:
Podcast providing details on the VX9800, "The V," including comments from podcaster/reviewer Greg Cangialosi, a.k.a. The Trend Junkie, and on-the-street interviews with University of Maryland students:

The Inside Scoop on the VX9800:

  • Available exclusively to Verizon Wireless customers, the VX9800 features the coolest trends in mobile communications including Bluetooth® technology for certain profiles and a 1.3 megapixel integrated camera and camcorder. Easy-to-use external memory capability means customers can purchase a MiniSDTM memory card and use it to play their own MP3s, or transfer digital pictures, music files and video clips easily from PCs to their wireless phones. The VX9800 is the ideal device for users to stream news and sports video highlights on Verizon Wireless' V CAST service, download and watch crystal clear V CAST video clips from the hottest names in entertainment, or listen to favorite songs through the phone's MP3 player and stereo speakers.
  • The VX9800 comes equipped with a full QWERTY keyboard for easy access to messaging applications and VZEmail with Wireless Sync that lets customers send and receive e-mail directly from their VX9800s. With Wireless Sync, customers can get new e-mails, calendar, contact and task information sent to their VX9800s as long as the PC is left on. Wireless Sync also allows for synchronization with POP3 and IMAP e-mail accounts so customers can stay connected to friends, family and business contacts — all with one device.

WHERE:
The podcast can be found at http://www.verizonwireless.com/news/podcast  

WHEN:
Available now; visitors to http://www.verizonwireless.com/news/podcast can also subscribe to the Verizon Wireless podcast channel and be alerted when new podcasts are available from the company.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 49.3 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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