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Verizon Wireless Offers Free PDA And Smartphone Workshop In Calcutta, Ohio

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March 23, 2010

Laura Merritt
Laura.Merritt@VerizonWireless.com
614-345-3210
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Jennifer Schmitt
jennifer.schmitt@elias-savion.com
412-642-7700

CALCUTTA, OH — Verizon Wireless is offering a free personal digital assistant (PDA) and smartphone workshop this weekend.

The workshop will be held at the company’s Calcutta store, located at 15946 State Route 170, Unit A, on Saturday, March 27, at 9:00 a.m. Reservations are required by registering online at www.verizonwireless.com/wirelessworkshops. Seating is limited.

The class is geared to help customers get the most out of their advanced wireless devices by learning about exclusive functions and features, including touch screens, text messaging, Internet browsing, using e-mail and the camera, changing ringtones, pairing Bluetooth® devices and setting up the speed dial and address book synchronization functions.

The free, in-store class is open to Verizon Wireless customers. Individuals who do not yet have one of these advanced wireless devices but would like to learn more are welcome to attend.

Additionally, Verizon Wireless has launched online, interactive tutorials for its PDAs and smartphones as well as other select products and services. The free learning center makes it easier and faster for customers to get the most out of their devices and services by learning the functions and features – on their own schedule. Log in for online tutorials anytime by visiting http://learning.verizonwireless.com/learning.

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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