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Did You Know? Verizon Wireless Puts International Calling Information At Your Fingertips

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August 3, 2010

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

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — When Verizon Wireless customers arrive at international destinations, they are greeted by more than just the local sights and sounds. They also receive a welcome message from Verizon Wireless.

Customers receive a “welcome” text message from Verizon Wireless upon arrival at most of the 220 international destinations covered by the company’s global services. The welcome text lists important global support information, dialing instructions, and data rate details.

Customers using Verizon Wireless global-capable phones and smartphones can enjoy wireless voice service in more than 220 countries and data in more than 200 countries, with more than 115 offering 3G speeds. In addition, contract customers heading to 40 countries outside of the United States can use any Verizon Wireless phone to stay connected. All international travelers can access U.S.-based customer support 24 hours a day using a dedicated global roaming support number. Learn more at 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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