Verizon Wireless And Skype To Unveil Skype Mobile At CTIA WIRELESS 2010 In Las Vegas

WHO: Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless provider in the United States, and Skype, the company with the software that enables the world’s conversations

WHAT: Verizon Wireless and Skype will hold a news conference during CTIA WIRELESS 2010® to unveil Skype mobile™. Speakers will include:

  • John Harrobin, senior vice president of digital media and marketing, Verizon Wireless
  • Russ Shaw, general manager of Mobile, Skype

WHERE: CTIA Press Conference Room: Room N241 – North Hall Las Vegas Convention Center 3150 Paradise Road Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

WHEN: 12:00 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 (Note: Dial-in teleconference information will be available for reporters not attending CTIA WIRELESS 2010.)

About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 91 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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.

About Skype Skype is software that enables the world’s conversations. Millions of individuals and businesses use Skype to make free video and voice calls, send instant messages and share files with other Skype users. Every day, people everywhere also use Skype to make low-cost calls to landlines and mobiles. Download Skype to your computer or mobile phone at skype.com.

####