News Release

Enhanced Service As Verizon Wireless Expands In Washington

Verizon Wireless adds new cell site in Ellensburg

June 21, 2007

Georgia Taylor
Georgia.Taylor@VerizonWireless.com
425-603-2894

BELLEVUE, WA — Wireless users in Washington are now experiencing increased coverage in the area of Ellensburg including Central Washington University and surrounding area, thanks to a new Verizon Wireless cell site.

"Our expansion is tied to our commitment to provide the best possible wireless experience for customers as they choose and use our service. It's our way of ensuring that Verizon Wireless continues to be the leader in customer loyalty,*" said Kelley Kurtzman regional president of Verizon Wireless. "And now customers have the opportunity to Test Drive our network for themselves for 30 days, virtually risk-free by adding a new line of service."

In an industry first, Verizon Wireless is putting customers in the driver's seat to take the leading wireless company with the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network for a spin. If at any point during the 30-day Test Drive customers are not satisfied with their experience and take their number to another wireless carrier, Verizon Wireless will refund their money for their calls, equipment, activation fee and taxes.

Verizon Wireless has invested more than $540 million in its wireless network in Washington over the past five years to stay ahead of the growth in demand for our products and services and to ensure the most reliable network in the industry.

The company has invested more than $37 billion in the last seven years — $5 billion on average every year since the company was formed — to increase the coverage and capacity of its national network and to add new services.

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

* Loyalty claims based upon publicly available churn (customer turnover) figures.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving more than 60.7 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 66,000 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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