Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile Announces Business Pricing For
Cellscape -2>SM, Its Service For Wireless Internet/Intranet Access
March 3, 1997
CTIA WIRELESS '97 SAN FRANCISCO - Bell Atlantic NYNEX
today a pricing structure for its Cellscape -2>SMservice that will give
business customers throughout its footprint touch-of-a-button access
to information on the Internet and on their corporate databases,
including e-mail and key business indicators. In addition, the same
hand-held device serves as a two-way short messaging system and a
cellular phone, creating a cost-effective solution for maintaining
high productivity on the road.
All Cellscape customers begin with the Cellscape basic package that
provides access to information on corporate databases and enables all
other Cellscape services. Customers can then add on to the basic
package with services customized for their needs and budget. These
can include Cellscape mail for sending and receiving e-mail via the
Internet, Cellscape information service for access to select
information on the Internet, and Cellscape fax service for sending
larger amounts of information to a fax for easy review or to print a
hard copy. In addition, customers have the option to activate
cellular voice service for an additional fee.
For example, for $20.95 a month, Cellscape subscribers could access
information on their corporate intranets approximately 300 times a
month. For an additional $2.00 a month, customers can send up to 20
pages of information to a fax.
For $33.95 a month, Cellscape subscribers will get a Cellscape e-mail
account and custom address, 20 fax pages a month, and the ability to
access information on their corporate intranets or a wide array of
information on the Internet like stock quotes, weather information,
and national news headlines, approximately 300 times a month.
There is a one time activation fee of $45 per user. Cellular voice
service fees and activation charges are not included.
[The attached pricing matrix diagrams the Cellscape pricing in more
Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile is the
largest wireless service provider on
the East Coast and the second largest in the United States. The
company owns and operates the most extensive network in the east,
covering 111,000 square miles, and the largest chain of wireless
retail outlets, offering a full range of personal communications
services including voice, data and paging. Based in Bedminster, NJ,
the company has more than four million customers and 6,500 employees
in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and, through a separate
subsidiary, in the Southwest. The company was formed in July, 1995 by
combining Bell Atlantic Mobile's and NYNEX Mobile's cellular
operations. For more information about the company, visit Bell
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