VNR Available: Skype Mobile For Verizon Wireless

WHO: Verizon Wireless, the company with the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless voice and 3G data network

WHAT: A VNR featuring:

  • Video from the Verizon Wireless/Skype news conference at CTIA WIRELESS 2010®
  • Sounds bites from:
    • John Harrobin, senior vice president of digital media and marketing, Verizon Wireless
    • Russ Shaw, general manager of Mobile, Skype
  • Customer comments about the Skype mobile application

WHERE: In Verizon Wireless’ Multimedia Library at

On Verizon Wireless’ YouTube channel at

ADDITIONAL INFO: Broadcast-quality B-Roll and high-resolution images of the Skype mobile app are also available in the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library.

WHEN: Available now

BACKGROUND: From CTIA WIRELESS 2010 in Las Vegas, Verizon Wireless and Skype announced that Skype mobile will be available on Thursday, March 25, starting with nine Verizon Wireless 3G smartphones. Skype mobile uses the Verizon Wireless voice network for the wireless connection of the Skype-to-Skype calls, providing Verizon Wireless customers with a superior experience and top-notch call quality. Learn more.

About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 91 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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