News Release

Verizon Wireless Introduces New Nationwide E-Mail And Web Plans For Blackberry

October 31, 2007

Brenda Raney
Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7518

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, today introduced new e-mail and Web plans to accompany the new BlackBerry® Pearl 8130, which will be available online Nov. 3 and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on Nov. 8. The new BlackBerry plans give consumers an economical way to balance work and play while staying connected on-the-go.

Customers who purchase a Verizon Wireless Nationwide voice plan can subscribe to the E-mail and Web for BlackBerry for an additional $29.99 per month. Nationwide Basic and Select plans begin at $39.99 per month for 450 minutes. Customers who choose a data-only plan pay $34.99 per month for unlimited e-mail and access to the Internet. The plans can be used with any Verizon Wireless BlackBerry and allow customers to access up to 10 POP3 and IMAP e-mail accounts via BlackBerry® Internet Service.

The BlackBerry Pearl 8130 will be available online and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, including those in Circuit City, for $249.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.

For more information on BlackBerry smartphones from Verizon Wireless, visit www.verizonwireless.com/blackberry. Business customers may contact a Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representative directly at 1-800-VZW-4-BIZ.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 63.7 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 68,000 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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