News Release

Reliability Meets Flexibility With Prepaid Plans For Verizon Wireless' Mobile Broadband Service

Customers Can Choose Daily, Weekly or Monthly Access to Nation's Largest 3G Network

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November 4, 2009

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

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless today announced three new Mobile Broadband plans will be added to the company's Prepaid portfolio. Customers will be able to get speed when they need it on the Verizon Wireless 3G network with pay-as-you-go plans for daily, weekly or monthly access. The new Prepaid options are ideal for those who need access for occasional or seasonal use whether on vacation, enjoying a weekend getaway or for students away at school. Verizon Wireless gives customers the following service options:

  • Daily — $15 for 75 MB
  • Weekly — $30 for 250 MB
  • Monthly — $50 for 500 MB

Prepaid Mobile Broadband will be sold in a convenient grab and go package with the Verizon Wireless USB760 modem for $129.99. The USB 760 comes with a high-performance internal antenna, removable memory of up to 8 GB and support for Windows® 2000, XP, Vista and Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) or 10.5 (Leopard) or Linux. Prepaid Mobile Broadband will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores beginning Nov. 15 and at select national retailers beginning Nov. 20.

To assist customers in determining their service levels, the following chart provides examples of different applications based on approximate size assumptions. Actual file sizes may vary.

Data Type

  • E-mail (1 text page, no attachments)
    • Daily: 25,600
    • Weekly: 85,300
    • Monthly: 170,000
  • Typical Web page lookup
    • Daily: 500
    • Weekly: 1,700
    • Monthly: 3,400
  • Low-resolution digital photos
    • Daily: 150
    • Weekly: 500
    • Monthly: 1,000

For more information about Mobile Broadband from Verizon Wireless, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com/mobilebroadband.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving 89 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 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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