News Release

B-Roll, ANR And Still Images Of Verizon Wireless' V CAST Music Service Available To Media

January 4, 2006

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

LAS VEGAS, NV —

WHO:
Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the first wireless broadband network in the country

WHAT:
The following V CAST Music materials are available for use by the media: B-Roll featuring video of:

  • The V CAST Music promotional video
  • Screen shots of V CAST Music on a phone
  • The V CAST Music Store
  • V CAST Music synching with a laptop

English language ANR featuring:

  • A clip of a song that will be available in the V CAST Music Store
  • Sound bite from John Stratton, vice president and CMO of Verizon Wireless

Spanish language ANR featuring:

  • A clip of a song that will be available in the V CAST Music Store
  • Information about V CAST Music

Still images of:

  • The V CAST Music preview/purchase screen
  • The LG VX8100, a V CAST Music-enabled phone
  •  The Samsung a950, a V CAST Music-enabled phone

WHERE:
The B-Roll, ANRs and still images can be found at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia

WHEN:
Available immediately

BACKGROUND:
V CAST Music is the world's most comprehensive music service, offering customers the ability to download music over the air directly to their wireless phones or straight to their Windows® XP PCs and transfer digital music between the PC and the phone.

Beginning January 16, 2006, V CAST Music from Verizon Wireless will give customers immediate access to songs from well-known artists at major music labels Warner Music Group, EMI Music, Universal and Sony/BMG, as well as indie provider The Orchard, and will let them play music on their wireless phones — the same device they have come to rely upon for entertainment, information and mobile communication.

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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