News Release

Verizon Wireless Hosts R&B Artist Chris Brown At Its Glendale, California Store

September 27, 2006

Ken Muche
Ken.Muche@verizonwireless.com
949-286-8193

GLENDALE, CA — What:
An autograph signing session for fans of R&B music phenom Chris Brown

Who:
Chris Brown has been nominated for Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist at the 2006 American Music Awards. His tune 'Say Goodbye' is featured on the "Step Up" feature film soundtrack. Chris Brown is considered a model of the future of R&B music and an example to young adults of the value of setting goals and perseverance.

When:
Thursday September 28, 2006
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where:
Verizon Wireless Communications Store
Glendale Galleria
1327 Glendale Galleria
Glendale, CA 91210

Why:
Chris Brown's appearance is part of the Verizon Wireless V CAST "Up Close and Personal" concert sponsorship.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Chris Brown is available for interviews from 3:00pm to 3:15pm.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 54.8 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, 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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