Verizon Wireless in 12 Western States and Motorola Offer Free Trips to Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans

Verizon Wireless in 12 Western States and Motorola Offer Free Trips to Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans

Entry Blanks Available at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores Between November 14 and 25

November 14, 2001




Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless provider, and Motorola, Inc., today announced a sweepstakes that will make a trip-of-a-lifetime available to a few lucky sports fans in the Western United States.

Today through November 25, Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and El Paso, Texas will provide entry cards for the Motorola sweepstakes drawing for two tickets to Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans.

Three winners, selected from entries throughout the west, will receive two tickets to the game as well as two roundtrip airline tickets, four nights of luxury accommodations and passes to pre-Super Bowl events.

"We are extremely pleased to make this offer. Attending a Super Bowl is an unforgettable experience. Add to that complimentary air travel, and four nights at a luxury hotel and it becomes an exceptional adventure. The fact that it's in New Orleans is an added bonus for our lucky winners," said Tom Roberts, vice president, marketing for the West Area.

Now, through January 2002, customers can sign up for service with the nation's largest wireless provider and receive up to 3,500 night and weekend minutes for life on selected plans, with activation.


Full details of this promotion are available at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in the 12 western states. No purchase is necessary to enter. Void where prohibited. Open to U.S. residents 18 or older. Sweepstakes subject to Official Rules. Pick up and deposit entries and Official Rules at participating Verizon Wireless Communications Stores or mail to: Motorola/Verizon Wireless Super Bowl XXXVI Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 581, Fenton, MO 63026. Entries must be postmarked by 11/28/01. NFL, Super Bowl and the Super Bowl XXXVI logo are registered trademarks of the National Football League. MOTOROLA and the stylized M logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark office.

About Motorola

Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) is a global leader in providing integrated communications and embedded electronic solutions. Sales in 2000 were $37.6 billion. For more information, please visit the Motorola web site at

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the U.S. with more than 28.7 million wireless voice and data customers. The coast-to-coast wireless provider was formed by the combination of the U.S. wireless businesses of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD), including Bell Atlantic Mobile, AirTouch Cellular and GTE Wireless. Verizon Wireless has a footprint covering more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, 49 of the top 50 and 97 of the top 100 U.S. markets. The company, headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, is 40,000 employees strong. Reporters and editors can find more information about the company on the Web at http://www.verizonwireless.com.