News Release

Customers Can Use Verizon Wireless Phones To Spread Holiday Cheer This Season

December 4, 2006

Jeffrey Nelson
Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7519

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless service provider by revenue, offers way more than the hottest phones in the nation. Don't overlook all the convenient and fun services available on your Verizon Wireless phone that you may not have even discovered yet. Whether it's using VZ NavigatorSM to find directions to a holiday party, sending a PIX or FLIX Message to an out-of-state family member, or personalizing your wireless phone with a holiday-themed ring tone or Ringback Tone to put friends in a festive mood (you Grinch), Verizon Wireless offers great ways to connect with friends and family this season. And with the nation's most reliable network powering these cool services, Verizon Wireless customers can stay connected wherever their holiday errands and travels take them this season.

VZ Navigator
Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house we go….wait, were we supposed to turn left at the bridge? Available exclusively from Verizon Wireless, VZ Navigator uses Location Based Services, including mapping, audible turn-by-turn navigation and the ability to find more than 14 million points of interest (such as ATMs, restaurants, gas stations and even your grandmother's house) so customers can find their way to new destinations quickly and easily. With VZ Navigator, customers see a map of their current location, with directions leading to a selected address, and hear turn-by-turn navigation with audible voice directions to your destination in the U.S. VZ Navigator functions as an advanced navigation system on a wireless phone, but only costs a fraction of the price of vehicle-installed GPS devices and systems. Download VZ Navigator for $2.99 for daily use or for $9.99 monthly access. Now through December 31, 2006, customers get a free download for a 14-day trial use of VZ Navigator.

PIX and FLIX Messaging
With families scattered around the country, sending digital photographs and video messages during the holidays can be a warm and personal way to stay in touch. With PIX and FLIX Messaging, Verizon Wireless customers can take a digital photograph or create a video message to share those special moments. Nobody believes you when you saw Santa's legs dangling in the fireplace? Far-flung friends toasting in the New Year? PIX and FLIX Messaging is an easy and affordable way to transform moments into memories. Verizon Wireless features Unlimited IN TXT, picture and video messaging bundles for only $10 per month.

Music and Tones
Customers can also ring in the holiday season with a huge selection of holiday songs and popular full-track albums through Verizon Wireless' V CAST Music service, the world's most comprehensive mobile music service with a library of more than 1.5 million songs. V CAST Music songs cost as little as 99 cents if purchased from the PC or $1.99 if purchased and downloaded over the air onto a V CAST Music phone. Verizon Wireless customers must have a V CAST Music-capable phone and be in the V CAST coverage area in order to access, browse and download V CAST Music.

If a V CAST Music phone is still on the holiday wish list, Verizon Wireless customers can still enjoy the sounds of the season with ring tones and Ringback Tones from Verizon Wireless. Customers can purchase ring tones and Ringback Tones by visiting the Get Tunes & Tones shopping aisle in their Get It Now®-enabled handsets or purchase Ringback Tones for $1.99 annual license per Ringback Tone online at www.verizonwireless.com. A monthly 99 cent subscription fee for Ringback Tones is required for any Ringback Tone purchase.

Charges for Get It Now and V CAST applications and content vary and airtime charges may apply when browsing, downloading and/or using these services. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled phone and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 57 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 60,000 employees nationwide. The company 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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