Special Two-Hour Event: New Android Devices on Sale Extra Early at Verizon Wireless' 34th Street Store, Doors Open at Midnight

NEW YORK, NY — WHAT: Verizon Wireless will open its 34th Street Communications Store at midnight tonight (12 a.m. November 6, 2009) so New Yorkers can be among the first in the nation to purchase new Android smartphones.

BACKGROUND: Bringing the power of the AndroidTM platform and the Verizon Wireless network together, this special two-hour sale will offer two Android devices and accessories only:

DROID by Motorola is the world's first smartphone with the AndroidTM 2.0 operating system offering high-speed Web browsing, voice-activated search, customizable large screen, access to thousands of Android applications and hundreds of widgets -- all on the Verizon Wireless network, the best 3G mobile network in the country.

DROID ERISTM by HTC combines the Android platform with HTC SenseTM, a user experience from HTC that makes it easy for customers to stay close to one another and create an individual mobile experience tailored specifically to their needs.

WHEN: Friday, November 6, 2009Midnight - 2 a.m.34th Street and all stores in area will reopen Friday at 7 or 8 a.m.

WHERE: Verizon Wireless Communications Store134 W 34th Street (between 7th and Broadway)

About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving 89 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: 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.  ####