News Release

Enhanced Service As Verizon Wireless Expands In Chiloquin, Oregon

Verizon Wireless adds new cell site in Chiloquin to accommodate accelerated growth

August 8, 2007

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

BEAVERTON, OR — Wireless users in Oregon are now experiencing increased coverage in Chiloquin. The enhancement extends along Highway 97 and surrounding area, including Klamath National Forest and the Village of Winema, thanks to a new Verizon Wireless cell site.

"Our expansion in Oregon 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.

In an industry first, Verizon Wireless is putting customers in the driver's seat to take the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network for a spin.

Verizon Wireless is the only major carrier with a 30-day network Test Drive pledge that pays for calls if a customer isn't satisfied and switches to another carrier.

Verizon Wireless has invested more than $300 million in its wireless network in Oregon over the past five years to stay ahead of the growth in demand for its products and services and to ensure the most reliable wireless voice and data network in the industry.

The company has invested more than $40 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 its 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 62.1 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 67,000 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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