News Release

Did You Know? Verizon Wireless Makes It Easy For Customers To Stay Connected Outside Of The U.S., Too

July 6, 2010

Tom Pica
Thomas.Pica@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7516

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Don’t forget, next time you travel internationally you can rely on Verizon Wireless to satisfy your wireless communications needs far from home.

Verizon Wireless offers customers a number of ways to stay in touch while traveling to more than 220 countries around the globe as well as around-the-clock customer support with its dedicated Global Customer Service team:

  • All Verizon Wireless customers can use their existing phones and smartphones to make calls while visiting 40 countries and other destinations, including Mexico, Canada, China and India.
  • Customers using Verizon Wireless global-capable phones and smartphones can enjoy wireless services for voice calls in more than 220 countries worldwide.
  • In addition to voice coverage, Verizon Wireless offers data service in more than 200 countries, 115 of which offer 3G speeds.
  • Occasional travelers who do not have global-capable devices can use the Global Travel Program, which allows customers to borrow global-capable devices for the duration of their travels. Customers can keep their phone numbers and all global charges will be applied directly to their Verizon Wireless bills.

To learn more about ways customers rely on Verizon Wireless when traveling outside the United States, visit http://b2b.vzw.com/international/Global_Phone/index.html.

With the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless network, a wide variety of smartphones and other wireless devices, and award-winning customer service, Verizon Wireless is a leader in customer satisfaction. In 21 of the last 23 quarters, Verizon Wireless has led the industry with the lowest customer turnover rate among major U.S. wireless companies. Learn more at http://aboutus.vzw.com/customersatisfaction/index.html.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving nearly 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 81,000 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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