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Helping Customers Learn More About Android™, RIM/BlackBerry® Devices

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November 17, 2011

Thousands of Verizon Wireless customers who want to learn more about their wireless devices, including the latest smartphones and tablets, have been attending the company’s in-store workshops and online chats. Now, customers who want to learn more about using Android™ Operating Systems, the most popular mobile device OS in the United States, may participate in a new online workshop and learn how to set up email, add social network accounts, customize their devices and much more. To learn more, go to

Also, coming in the next few weeks to Verizon Wireless Communications Stores are workshops featuring helpful tricks and tips for the BlackBerry® 7 OS as well as BlackBerry Bold™ and BlackBerry Torch™ smartphones. To find a workshop near you, visit

Wireless Workshops offer beginners, as well as tech cognoscenti, information they can use to get the most out of their smartphones, including the popular Apple iPhone 4S. Customers can attend in-person at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in hundreds of locations, view workshops on-demand on the Verizon Wireless website, or attend a live online Q&A session moderated and staffed by Verizon Wireless data consultants and tech support experts. More than 15 workshop topics are available and new topics and devices are being added all the time. To see a workshop in action, go to

Tom Pica