WHO:Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the most reliable voice and data network
WHAT: Broadcast-quality B-Roll and high-resolution stills showing:
- Verizon Wireless customer using the BlackBerry 8830 World Edition smartphone to place calls and send e-mails in Paris, France
WHERE:The B-Roll and still images can be found at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia
The BlackBerry 8830 World Edition smartphone press release can be found at http://www.verizonwireless.com/news/article/2007/04/pr2007-04-25.html
WHEN: Available Immediately
BACKGROUND: The BlackBerry 8830 World Edition smartphone is available at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on May 28. Verizon Wireless' new Global BlackBerry service allows customers to place and receive voice calls from more than 150 countries and send and receive e-mails in the United States, Canada and more than 90 countries worldwide. With Global BlackBerry service, Verizon Wireless customers receive the Global Support Pack, which includes a SIM card, a user reference guide and details on accessing the Global Help Desk for 24-hour customer support, seven days a week.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 60.7 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 66,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at 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.####