News Release

Verizon Wireless Openes New Retail Location In Keene, New Hampshire

Investing to Stay Ahead of Growing Demand for Wireless Voice, Multimedia and Internet Access

May 26, 2008

Mike Murphy
Michael.Murphy@VerizonWireless.com
781-932-1213Anne Elise O'Connor
aeoc@ThomsonCommunications.com
617-548-2765

WILMINGTON, MA — In response to growing demand for the company's wireless voice and data products and services, Verizon Wireless has opened a new location in Keene, N.H. Located inside the Circuit City at 41 Ashbrook Road, the Verizon Wireless "store-within-a-store" is open Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and can be reached at (603) 355-8389.

"We're very excited to open this new store in New Hampshire," said Hugh Dykens, Verizon Wireless district manager. "Demand for our wireless products, including wireless Internet solutions, keeps increasing. By opening this location in Keene, we're committing to provide increased customer service and shopping convenience to local residents."

Managed by Cassandra Blomgren, the Keene store features the full range of Verizon Wireless products and is staffed for sales and customer service, enabling customers to speak directly with Verizon Wireless' highly trained representatives about their wireless needs.

Earlier this month Verizon Wireless opened a company-operated location inside the BJ's Wholesale Club at 119 Laconia Road in Tilton, N.H. In April, authorized retailer Wireless Zone, featuring Verizon Wireless products and services, opened locations in Keene, N.H., and Brattleboro, Vt., while Go Wireless opened a new store in North Conway, N.H.

Verizon Wireless has invested more than $45 billion since it was formed to increase the coverage and capacity of its national network. Regionally the company has invested nearly $2.2 billion into its New England network, including over $292 million in 2007 alone. Verizon Wireless cell sites in New Hampshire and across New England offer wireless broadband connectivity.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 67.2 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.

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