Hitting The Road This Memorial Day? Let The Verizon Wireless Network Be Your Co-Pilot

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — An app to find the cheapest gas. Directions to Memorial Day getaways. Video and picture messages of weekend activities. Instant Facebook® status updates. With the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless network by their sides, Verizon Wireless customers can use their devices to stay connected and on track.

Verizon Wireless’ 3G network allows customers to use their smartphones, laptops and other devices in more places than any other high-speed 3G network to:

  • Download and use cool apps from mobile social networking platforms to GPS-enabled maps
  • Browse the Web at Internet broadband speeds to keep up with news, sports, stock quotes, Hollywood gossip and more
  • Work on the go with fast file sharing
  • Quickly download and play music favorites from Top 40 to Classical
  • Send e-mails to friends, family and co-workers with picture and video attachments
  • Download and play vivid 3-D games
  • Stream must-see video and customized radio stations

Verizon Wireless was the first wireless provider to offer 3G speeds. Today, the company has the nation’s largest and most reliable 3G network. View a map of Verizon Wireless’ 3G coverage compared with a competitor’s 3G coverage here.

Verizon Wireless has invested more than $59 billion since it was formed – $5.7 billion on average every year – to increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide network and to add new services. In 2009 alone, Verizon Wireless invested $7 billion to expand and advance its network.

To see the Verizon Wireless network in action, visit the VerizonWirelessTV channel on YouTube at www.youtube.com/VerizonWirelessTV.

About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving nearly 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 81,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: 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.