News Release

Green Bay, Wisconsin, Residents To Benefit From Verizon Wireless Network Expansion

New Cell Site Means Clearer Reception, Fewer Dropped Calls

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October 9, 2008

Carolyn Schamberger
carolyn.schamberger1@verizonwireless.com
847-619-4282Dana Carpenter
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414-291-0912, ext. 111

GREEN BAY, WI — Verizon Wireless has activated a cell site in Green Bay, Wis., to expand network coverage, enabling more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; and download games and ringtones while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls.

This new cell site expands Verizon Wireless’ voice and data network in the Green Bay area from Lake Michigan Bay south to Algoma Road, west to Lake Michigan Bay and east to County Road H.

“This network expansion reflects our ongoing commitment to meet the growing needs of our customers and to provide them with the reliable, high quality service they expect from Verizon Wireless,” said T.J. Fox, president–Wisconsin/Illinois Region, Verizon Wireless.

“The value we offer our customers is closely tied to our industry-leading customer retention,” Fox said. “Wireless consumers today understand that value is not defined by price alone. A major reason our customers choose Verizon Wireless and stay with us is because we offer the nation’s most reliable network.”

The new cell site in Green Bay is part of Verizon Wireless’ continual effort to expand coverage, increase capacity and enhance the quality of its wireless voice and data network in Wisconsin and throughout the country. Verizon Wireless has invested more than $45 billion since it was formed—$5.5 billion on average every year—to increase the coverage and capacity of its national network and to add new services. More than $37 million of this investment was spent in Wisconsin in 2007.

About Verizon Wireless
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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