News Release

Go Green With Go Wireless This Earth Day In Albuquerque, New Mexico

Recycle Your Old Wireless Phone To Help Curb Electronic Waste And Domestic Violence

April 15, 2008

Jenny Weaver
Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com
480-763-6321

Who:
Go Wireless, a premium retailer of Verizon Wireless

What:
A special Earth Day wireless phone recycling event. Wireless customers are encouraged to donate their used wireless phones, batteries and accessories to the Verizon Wireless HopeLine® recycling program.

When:
April 19, 2008
Store hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:
Go Wireless
1514-B Eubank in Albuquerque

Why:
Through Verizon Wireless' signature HopeLine program, donated phones, batteries and accessories will be disposed of properly or refurbished for resale and reuse, with proceeds going to victims of domestic violence. Since launching this national cell phone recycling program in 2001, the company has kept more than 200 tons of electronic waste out of landfills.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 65.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: 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.

####