Verizon Streamlines Calling For Small Businesses: New Plan Includes Verizon Freedom for Business and Verizon Wireless Unlimited Calling

NEW YORK - Verizon small-business customers will now be able to get wireless voice with unlimited calling between a Verizon Wireless phone number and up to five wireline phone numbers for a low monthly cost.  The new Verizon Wireless option is available to customers with Verizon Freedom for Business unlimited long-distance service. 

Small businesses can now combine new or existing Verizon Freedom for Business service with Verizon Wireless plans to get unlimited incoming and outgoing calls between a wireless phone and up to five business wireline telephone numbers for a fixed monthly fee of $4.99 per wireless line. Calls to these five wireline numbers will not be charged against the business customer's Verizon Wireless plan minutes.

"Every penny counts for small businesses, and Verizon Freedom for Business with Wireless Voice allows small-business professionals to make unlimited calls to the business numbers they call most without using wireless minutes," said David E. Frendo, director of small-business products for Verizon.  "Taking advantage of this total calling solution helps our customers save money and increase productivity, no matter where their daily business takes them." 

Verizon Freedom for Business with Wireless Voice is available to Verizon wireline business customers in: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For additional information about Verizon Freedom for Business combined with Verizon Wireless voice plans, customers can visit www.verizon.com/businesscalls15 or call Verizon at 1-800-483-5000.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), headquartered in New York, is a leader in delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations to mass market, business, government and wholesale customers.  Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, serving more than 67 million customers nationwide.  Verizon's Wireline operations include Verizon Business, which delivers innovative and seamless business solutions to customers around the world, and Verizon Telecom, which brings customers the benefits of converged communications, information and entertainment services over the nation's most advanced fiber-optic network.  A Dow 30 company, Verizon employed a diverse workforce of approximately 232,000 as of the end of the first quarter 2008 and last year generated consolidated operating revenues of $93.5 billion.  For more information, visit www.verizon.com.