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Verizon Wireless Introduces First Netbook To Use Verizon's 4G LTE Network

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August 1, 2011

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

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless today announced the Compaq™ Mini CQ10-688nr with built-in 4G LTE will be available online at www.verizonwireless.com on August 4.

Previously announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show and powered by Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network, the Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr is the ideal balance of performance and size. Customers can stream videos; video chat; and download music, photos and videos on a slim and stylish netbook. Customers can also stay connected using 4G LTE and access digital files on HP Cloud Drive, a digital filing cabinet to download or upload files while mobile.

Small business customers can take advantage of the 4G LTE speeds to quickly download and send email attachments and utilize word processing and Web browsing on-the-go. The ultraportable Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr is designed to help business owners and frequent travelers get their work done fast and efficiently.

Key features:

  • 4G LTE – customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G Mobile Broadband coverage areas
  • Windows® 7 Home Starter 32-bit
  • 10.1” WSVGA Anti-glare LED Display (1024 x 600)
  • 1.66 GHz Intel® Atom™ Processor N455
  • 250 GB hard drive
  • Memory: 1 GB DDR3 RAM
  • VGA webcam with integrated digital microphone
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Multi-format digital media card reader for SD cards, multimedia cards, memory stick and memory stick pro
  • Weight: 3.10 lbs

Pricing and availability:

  • The Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr will be available online at www.verizonwireless.com on August 4 for $449.99 with a new two-year customer agreement.
  • Customers will be able to choose one of the following Mobile Broadband plans:
    • $30 monthly access for 2 GB monthly allowance
    • $50 monthly access for 5 GB monthly allowance
    • $80 monthly access for 10 GB monthly allowance

For more 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.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Media can access high-resolution images of the Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr in the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.)

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 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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