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Small Business Owners Have A Local Resource For Advice On Wireless Technology

Verizon Wireless Representatives Are Available for In-Store Consultations; Customers Can Visit Verizon Wireless Business Connection for Additional Support

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March 30, 2009

Brenda Raney
Brenda.Raney@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7518

LAS VEGAS and BASKING RIDGE, NJ — From CTIA WIRELESS 2009®, Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the most reliable voice and data network, wants small business owners to know it provides more than 2,500 resources from coast to coast for practical advice on wireless technology: Verizon Wireless Communications Stores. Small business owners can stop in to meet with well-trained Verizon Wireless Small Business Specialists to discuss their unique business needs and how Verizon Wireless’ solutions can support their businesses’ goals.

During store hours, Verizon Wireless Small Business Specialists are available for complimentary one-on-one consultations to discuss how wireless technology can help businesses run faster and more efficiently. Whether a customer wants to implement a wireless e-mail solution or is curious about which smartphone applications are available to help increase productivity, Verizon Wireless Small Business Specialists can recommend solutions to meet the needs of any business.

Verizon Wireless offers a variety of voice and data plans, e-mail and Internet access options, and business applications for smartphones for small businesses in any industry. Verizon Wireless representatives participate in ongoing training, including product launch training for new devices and solutions, so they have the most up-to-date knowledge of products for small businesses.

“We want our small business customers to know that their questions about wireless technology will be addressed in the first visit to our stores,” said Michael Ross, director – small business marketing for Verizon Wireless. “When a business owner enters the store, they will speak with the store representative who can best meet their needs. Our staff is trained to help businesses get the most out of their wireless service.”

In addition to speaking with in-store representatives, small business owners can visit the Verizon Wireless Business Connection (www.verizonwireless.com/smallbusiness) to access product information, interact with other small business owners and participate with Verizon Wireless representatives on blogs and forums to learn about effective wireless solutions.

For more information, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store or go online to the Verizon Wireless Business Connection at www.verizonwireless.com/smallbusiness. Verizon Wireless Small Business Specialists are also available by phone at 800-922-0204.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 80 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 85,000 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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