New Verizon Wireless Ring Tone Unites The Lord Of The Rings Fans By Sound

New Verizon Wireless Ring Tone Unites The Lord Of The Rings Fans By Sound

Ring Tones Based On Hit Movie Are Music To Fans' Ears

February 6, 2003


Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless provider and a leader in mobile data, now exclusively offers ring tones based on the original score from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers movie. Fans can relive the excitement and drama of the movie with each incoming call. The ring tones, including music from the battle at Helm's Deep and the theme song, can be downloaded over the air with Verizon Wireless' Get It NowSM service. Get It Now is a service offered only from Verizon Wireless that allows consumers to download games, photos, productivity applications and more, directly to a wireless phone.

In addition to ring tones, Verizon Wireless offers a wide array of entertainment based on the hit movie. Customers with Get It Now-enabled phones can download the Jamdat LOTR: Two TowersTM game and win battles to reach new levels. Fans of the motion picture trilogy can also use Mobile Web by VZW with MSNR to play games, shop for movie merchandise, get "behind-the-scenes" information and read about the people and cultures of Middle-earth. For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com/lotr.

Verizon Wireless customers who sign up for Mobile Web by VZW with MSN now through February 28, 2003 will pay just $4.99 per month until March 31, 2003. The offer also includes 100 text messages per month. Additional text messages are $0.02 for each message received and $0.10 for each message sent.

Verizon Wireless customers who purchase a Get It Now-compatible phone can download ring tones directly to their phone. For just $2.99 plus airtime, devotees can listen to music from the "The Fellowship of the Ring" and the "The Two Towers" movies with unlimited use until December 16, 2003. Get It Now phones are available in more than 1,300 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, at participating RadioShack stores, or on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com.

About Get It NowSM

Get It Now service from Verizon Wireless expands a wireless phone into an entertainment device that can also increase personal productivity. Customers with Get It Now-capable phones can download applications over the air and purchase them from their phones. Get Games and Get Fun keep customers entertained, while Get Going applications, made for today's mobile lifestyle, offers restaurant location services with maps, directions and more. View and share digital photos with Get Pix or identify incoming callers by assigning a unique ring with Get Tones. A variety of license-pricing options from a free demonstration to single use to monthly subscriptions are available.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 32.5 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless 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.

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