News Release

B-Roll, Images Available: Skype mobile For Verizon Wireless

Joint Verizon Wireless/Skype News Conference at CTIA WIRELESS 2010® and App Demos Among Available Assets

March 23, 2010

Tom Pica
Thomas.Pica@verizonwireless.com
http://twitter.com/VZWNetwork 
908-559-7516

WHO:
Verizon Wireless, the company with the nation's largest and most reliable wireless voice and 3G data network

WHAT:
Broadcast-quality B-Roll, including:

  • Sounds bites from:
    • John Harrobin, senior vice president of digital media and marketing, Verizon Wireless
    • Russ Shaw, general manager of Mobile, Skype
  • Video of the Skype mobile™ app on a Verizon Wireless phone

A VNR will also available be available later today.

High-resolution still images, including:

  • Images from the Verizon Wireless/Skype news conference
  • The Skype mobile app on Verizon Wireless devices

WHERE:
In Verizon Wireless' Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia

WHEN:
Available now

BACKGROUND:
From CTIA WIRELESS 2010 in Las Vegas, Verizon Wireless and Skype announced that Skype mobile will be available on Thursday, March 25, starting with nine Verizon Wireless 3G smartphones. Skype mobile uses the Verizon Wireless voice network for the wireless connection of the Skype-to-Skype calls, providing Verizon Wireless customers with a superior experience and top-notch call quality. Learn more.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 91 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: 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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