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Did You Know? With Verizon Wireless Global Phones, Customers Can Stay Connected In More Than 220 Countries Worldwide

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July 27, 2010

Tom Pica
Thomas.Pica@VerizonWireless.com
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Whether traveling overseas for business, vacation or both, Verizon Wireless customers can find the right global phone to meet their needs.

Verizon Wireless currently offers a wide selection of global devices that enable customers to make phone calls and send and receive text messages in more than 220 countries and destinations and access data services in more than 200 countries and destinations worldwide. Verizon Wireless’ global phone lineup includes smartphones, such as the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650, BlackBerry® Storm2™, HTC Imagio™, HTC Touch Pro2™, and LG Fathom™, that enable travelers to browse the Web and stay connected to both business and personal e-mail accounts. Verizon Wireless global phones are available online at www.verizonwireless.com or in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores across the country.

In addition, customers heading to 40 destinations outside of the United States can use any Verizon Wireless phone to stay connected, and all international travelers can access global support 24/7 while traveling. For a full list of CDMA and GSM destinations or to learn more about Verizon Wireless global capabilities and customer support, visit www.verizonwireless.com/global.  

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 more than 92 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 79,000 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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