News Release

B-Roll Now Available: BlackBerry Storm From Verizon Wireless

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October 19, 2008

Brenda Raney
Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Who:
Verizon Wireless, operator of America’s largest and most reliable 3G network

What:
B-Roll of the world’s first “clickable” touch-screen smartphone – the BlackBerry® Storm™ – is available for use by media. Video clips include visuals of the home screen, e-mail on SureType® and full QWERTY keyboard layouts, menu navigation, Web browsing, and VZ Navigator(SM). The sound of the “clickable” touch-screen can be heard in the video segments.

Where:
B-Roll is available at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia

When:
Available immediately

Background:
Available exclusively to Verizon Wireless customers in the U.S. later this fall, the BlackBerry Storm combines powerful communications features, global connectivity and personal productivity advantages of the BlackBerry® platform with a revolutionary touch-screen technology.

Verizon Wireless customers will benefit from the nation’s most reliable wireless voice network and the pervasiveness of Verizon Wireless’ reliable high-speed 3G Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) network for rich Internet browsing and multimedia applications. To learn more or register to be notified when the BlackBerry Storm becomes available, visit www.verizonwireless.com/storm.

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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