Verizon Wireless "4G LTE Update: The Road Ahead" At MobileCON™ 2012 In San Diego

WHO:                                     Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.

WHAT:                                  Verizon Wireless “4G LTE Update: The Road Ahead” at MobileCON™ 2012 in San Diego featuring Nicola Palmer, vice president and chief technical officer of Verizon Wireless, who will discuss plans for the future of the network.                                              

WHERE:                               MobileCON Press Conference Room: Room 21 – Upper LevelSan Diego Convention Center                                   111 West Harbor DriveSan Diego, CA 92101

Via audio webcast:http://www.verizonwebcasts.com/ctia/2012/

Via teleconference: 800-857-1380 (United States) +1 773-799-3385 (International) Conference ID: 3243400

On Twitter™: Follow the “4G LTE Update: The Road Ahead” and join in live tweeting from the update at @VZWNews at http://twitter.com/VZWNews

WHEN:                                  12:15 p.m. PST/3:15 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012                                                          

BACKGROUND:                 Verizon Wireless launched its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Dec. 2010.  It now covers more than 75 percent of the U.S. population.  For more information about 4G LTE from Verizon Wireless, visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte.      

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 78,000 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.

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