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Did You Know? All Verizon Wireless Devices Work In 40 Countries And Other Destinations

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August 17, 2010

Tom Pica
Thomas.Pica@VerizonWireless.com
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless customers should add their wireless phones to the packing check list for their next international getaway.

All Verizon Wireless contract customers can use their existing phones and smartphones to make calls while visiting 40 countries, including Mexico, Canada, China and India.

Verizon Wireless also 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.

In addition, 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.

All international travelers can access U.S.-based customer support 24 hours a day. 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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