News Release

Did You Know? Verizon Wireless Has A Program For Occasional Global Travelers, Too

August 10, 2010

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

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Wireless connectivity isn’t just for travelers making frequent trips abroad. Verizon Wireless customers taking their first international vacation or travelers who make occasional treks overseas can stay connected while away, too.

The Verizon Wireless Global Travel Program lends customers global-capable feature phones, smartphones or data cards for their laptops for the duration of their travels. There are no daily rental fees or security deposits.

Customers keep their regular phone numbers and can transfer their contact lists using Backup Assistant(SM). All global calling, text and data charges are applied directly to their Verizon Wireless bills.

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 destinations 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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