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Verizon Wireless Spoils Customers This Holiday Season With Device Selection

Find the Right Device for You and Your Loved Ones

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December 9, 2010

Albert Aydin
Albert.Aydin@VerizonWireless.com  
908-559-7513

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Don’t forget to add Verizon Wireless to the holiday wish list this year. Whether customers are looking for a great texting device or a smartphone for e-mail, Web, Twitter™ or Facebook® access, they can find the right device that suits their needs.

Upgrade yourself to a BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 or BlackBerry® Curve™ 3G smartphone and not only get the largest and most reliable wireless voice and 3G data network with your purchase, but the gift of being BlackBerry® 6 ready. The planned update for the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 and the BlackBerry® Curve™ 3G includes the new feature-rich BlackBerry® Browser, expanded messaging capabilities to simplify social networking, and integrated access to BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger), Facebook, Twitter and MySpace™.

Holiday globetrotters can go borderless with our new global-ready Android devices such as DROID PRO by Motorola and DROID 2 Global by Motorola. Enjoy wireless voice service in more than 220 countries and data coverage in more than 200 countries, with more than 120 countries with 3G speeds.

Share the moments with family by sending a picture message or uploading it to Facebook and Twitter for all to see. Stay connected to all your contacts with new messaging phones such as the LG Octane™ or the Android-powered Samsung Continuum™.

Say hola or bonjour to loved ones around the world this holiday season with Skype mobile™. Available on more than 20 devices, customers can make unlimited Skype-to-Skype calls from the United States with new feature phones such as the Samsung Zeal™ and Pantech Crux™.

Pricing:

  • Customers can purchase the BlackBerry 6 ready BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 or BlackBerry® Curve™ 3G smartphones for $99.99 or $49.99 respectively, each after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.
  • DROID PRO by Motorola, DROID 2 Global by Motorola and Samsung Continuum are available for $179.99, $199.99 and $199.99 respectively, each after $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.
  • LG Octane, Samsung Zeal and Pantech Crux are available for $99.99, $79.99 and $49.99 respectively, each after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.
  • Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted. BlackBerry® and Android customers will need to subscribe to a data plan. Unlimited data plans are available to customers starting at $29.99 monthly access.

For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.  

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 93 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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