News Release

Get Inside The Storm In San Francisco, California, For A Chance To Win A BlackBerry Storm From Verizon Wireless

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October 30, 2008

Heidi Flato
Heidi.Flato@VerizonWireless.com
925-279-6545

Who:
Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s largest wireless 3G broadband network

What:
Customers can step into an oversized BlackBerry® Storm™ for a chance to win the world’s first “clickable” touch-screen smartphone. Once inside the Storm, participants are surrounded by a flurry of swirling tickets and have 30 seconds to grab as many prize tickets as they can. Prizes include the highly-anticipated BlackBerry Storm (and $50 Verizon Wireless gift card for activation) and Bluetooth® headsets.

Where:
San Francisco – Embarcadero Center, Justin Herman Plaza
At the northeast end of the Embarcadero Center shopping mall at the intersection of Market Street and Stuart Street

When:
Monday, Nov. 3, 2008
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Background:
The BlackBerry Storm, the world’s first “clickable” touch-screen smartphone designed for both consumers and business customers, will be available later this fall exclusively to Verizon Wireless customers in the U.S. The BlackBerry Storm’s revolutionary technology delivers the full power of the BlackBerry® platform on Verizon Wireless’ 3G network.

Verizon Wireless customers benefit from the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and high-speed 3G Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) Revision A (Rev. A) data network for rich Internet browsing and multimedia applications. To 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 70.8 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 71,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit 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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