News Release

Verizon Wireless Now Available In Jacksonville, Arkansas

Mobile Express Opens One-Stop Shop for Verizon Wireless Products and Services

October 16, 2007

Jimmy Duvall
Jimmy.Duvall@VerizonWireless.com
972-444-5515

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the nation's most reliable voice and data network, recently announced the opening of a new authorized retail outlet in Jacksonville to make shopping for the company's wireless voice and data products more convenient for local residents and businesses. Mobile Express now offers a wide variety of wireless phones, accessories and services from Verizon Wireless.

Mobile Express is located at 1807 TP White Drive, across from Wal-Mart. Store hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m. — 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. — 5 p.m., and Sunday noon — 5 p.m. The store also offers special military discounts.

"We're excited to be able to make the nation's most reliable network easily available to Jacksonville by partnering with Mobile Express," said Tom Massey, Verizon Wireless indirect account manager for Arkansas.

Customers may activate Verizon Wireless service at Mobile Express and shop for the latest in wireless technology including voice and data services like two-way text messaging, picture messaging and V CAST services which brings TV, music and other multimedia services to wireless phones over the company's high-speed broadband wireless network.

Verizon Wireless offers its 30-day Test Drive, an industry first that lets customers experience its network virtually risk-free for 30 days. If customers are not satisfied with their experience and take their number to another carrier, Verizon Wireless will refund their money for calls, equipment, activation fee and taxes.

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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