News Release

Verizon Wireless Launches "Chaperone" Service — A Great Tool To Keep Your Family In Touch

Now At Your Fingertips — Location Information To Help Keep In Touch With Your Child From Your Verizon Wireless Mobile Phone And PC

June 11, 2006

Jeffrey Nelson

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Sometimes even "Super Mom" needs some help keeping the family connected, especially when work and after-school commitments pull families in several different directions throughout the day. That's why Verizon Wireless is continuing to lead the industry in offering innovative new services that improve Americans' lives by launching ChaperoneSM — services that give parents new tools to help identify the whereabouts of their young children's LG Migo phones, while also providing a means of communication by allowing children to place calls to important contacts with the simple touch of a button on their funky green LG Migo phones.

Based on Global Positioning System (GPS) data, Chaperone is designed to supplement the parameters parents have already established with their children with two options, Chaperone Child Locator and Chaperone with Child ZoneSM. The availability of Chaperone with Child Zone marks the first time a wireless service allows parents to establish predetermined areas in which a child can travel with their Migo phone and automatically alert the parent about the location of the device when it enters or leaves the defined area. Features of these services include:

  • Chaperone Child Locator — Once the child is equipped with a new or updated Migo phone and the service is activated on the account, parents can locate their child's Migo phone from a PC via the Chaperone Web site ( Optionally, parents can download the Chaperone application from the Get It Now® virtual store, at no charge, to conduct single location requests for the Migo phone directly from the parent's Verizon Wireless phone. The Chaperone application for parents is available for use on a growing number of Get It Now-enabled phones.

    Using this service, parents can:

    • Perform single location requests of the Migo phone's whereabouts and display the location of the Migo phone on a map via the C