News Release

Consumers Dialing Mexico Can Now Ditch Calling Cards Thanks To Verizon Wireless

"Nationwide Plus Mexico" calling plan offers real value: no long distance charges plus the freedom to call from Mexico with no roaming charges

May 3, 2009

Ken Muche
Ken.Muche@VerizonWireless.com
949-286-8193

IRVINE, CA — At a time when consumers are looking to make ends meet, Verizon Wireless users can now call to and from Mexico and save money. “Nationwide Plus Mexico” subscribers enjoy these key benefits:

  • No Long Distance charges to any numbers in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Mexico, including mobile phones
  • 1000 Night & Weekend Minutes to use in the US and Mexico
  • Unlimited Mobile to Mobile Calling Minutes while in the U.S. only

The “Nationwide Plus Mexico” calling plan starts at $54.99 monthly access. Family Share plans for “Nationwide Plus Mexico” start at $84.99 monthly access for two lines of service. Activation fees, taxes & other charges apply.

These plans are also eligible for the company’s no-cost Friends & Family feature. With Friends & Family, subscribers can call up to 10 phone numbers — landline or wireless — at no additional cost, regardless of day or time. Consumers can change their Friends & Family phone number list daily. This feature requires an eligible plan and only applies when subscribers are calling in the U.S. to U.S. phone numbers.

For more information, please visit www.verizonwireless.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 86.6 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 86,000 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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