Verizon Flex for Business Internet Is Latest Productivity Package for Small Business

NEW YORK - For the first time, small businesses can bring together the best in-the-office and on-the-go broadband network with the Verizon Flex for Business Internet plan - a powerful combination of broadband services provided by Verizon and Verizon Wireless.

The new service bundle, Verizon Flex for Business Internet, discounts Verizon High Speed Internet or FiOS Internet for Business when combined with Verizon Wireless BroadbandAccess wireless Internet service. Prices start at $95.98 per month.

Verizon Flex for Business Internet addresses an important need for many businesses - reliable network connections in the office and on the road.  Verizon offers small businesses wireline broadband service in parts of 24 states and the District of Columbia.  Verizon Wireless offers BroadbandAccess high-speed EVDO service to more than 85 percent of the U.S. population, covering more than 256 million people in 258 major metropolitan areas.

"For small businesses, broadband solutions have to include a wireline option such as FiOS or High Speed Internet for fast and dependable movement of data," said Monte Beck, vice president for business marketing at Verizon.  "In addition, businesses are seeing an increased need to access the Internet outside of the office, while traveling.  Verizon Wireless BroadbandAccess service offers fast, secure, broadband Internet service without the limitations of local area Wi-Fi hot spots." 

Verizon Flex for Business Internet is available to Verizon wireline business customers in select areas of the following states: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.  The bundle is also available in the District of Columbia.

For additional information about Verizon Flex for Business Internet, customers can visit the Verizon Web site at www.verizon.com/flex  or call Verizon at 1-888-379-8987.

More information about Verizon Wireless products and services can be obtained at a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, by calling 1-800-2 JOIN IN, or logging on to www.verizonwireless.com.  Business customers should contact a Verizon Wireless business sales representative directly at 1-800-VZW-4BIZ

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), headquartered in New York, is a leader in delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations to mass market, business, government and wholesale customers.  Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, serving nearly 69 million customers nationwide.  Verizon's Wireline operations include Verizon Business, which delivers innovative and seamless business solutions to customers around the world, and Verizon Telecom, which brings customers the benefits of converged communications, information and entertainment services over the nation's most advanced fiber-optic network.  A Dow 30 company, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of more than 228,600 and last year generated consolidated operating revenues of $93.5 billion.  For more information, visit www.verizon.com.