News Release

Presidential Debates Are Loud And Clear On V CAST

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October 6, 2008

Jeffrey Nelson
Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7519

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — With the 2008 presidential election just weeks away, Verizon Wireless customers across the nation can access full coverage of the upcoming presidential debates when away from home. The nation’s most reliable wireless network is offering customers two options for watching the presidential debates this evening and on Oct. 15. Both debates will be aired live beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET on CBS News through V CAST Video and V CAST Mobile TV. Additionally, Verizon Wireless customers can access full election coverage on Nov. 4 on CBS News through V CAST Video.

Verizon Wireless’ V CAST Video and Mobile TV services have been a hotspot for customers needing to access all of their election ’08 news throughout the campaign when they are on-the-go. Verizon Wireless customers watched the first presidential debate from Oxford, Miss., and most recently, the highly-anticipated vice presidential debates in St. Louis from their V CAST-enabled phones.

Customers can check out V CAST Video whenever they want for just $3.00 for 24-hour use or by signing up for the $15.00 V CAST VPak monthly subscription, which also includes access to Verizon Wireless’ ESPN MVP, Get It Now® and Mobile Web services. Customers get unlimited basic video but application download fees may apply for 3D games and premium video. There are no airtime or megabyte charges to download, stream or watch V CAST content with any V CAST subscription.

Monthly access packages for V CAST Mobile TV begin at $13.00 per month. For more information on V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless, including available markets, program guides and schedules, visit the V CAST Mobile TV Web site at www.verizonwireless.com/mobiletv.

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Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 68.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 70,000 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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