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Verizon Wireless Phones and Accessories Will Receive High Honors With the Class of 2008
May 15, 2008 (08:05 AM EDT)


BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This graduation season, Verizon Wireless customers can choose from a variety of phones and accessories. Whether entering college or the job market, Verizon Wireless has cool new phones, PDAs, smartphones, and stylish and fun accessories for the graduating Class of 2008:

* Music and Video Fans -- The new enV(2)(TM) by LG is perfect for grads who love listening to music, watching videos and sending text messages. V CAST Music offers access to more than 3 million songs from both well-known and independent artists that can be downloaded over-the-air. With V CAST Video, grads can also catch video clips from the best names in news, sports and entertainment on their phones. * Job Hunters -- The new Verizon Wireless XV6900 will keep grads connected, organized and up-to-date for job interviews. This touch- screen phone's luxurious white design and fast Internet and e-mail connectivity will offer the perfect combination of style and function. For grads looking for jobs in an unfamiliar city, the new BlackBerry(R) Curve(TM) 8330 smartphone from Verizon Wireless with VZ Navigator(SM) capabilities is a natural choice. Verizon Wireless' location-based service offers customers mapping, audible turn-by-turn navigation and access to information on more than 14 million points of interest, so grads will never get lost on their way to an interview. * Globetrotters -- For grads planning to study or travel abroad, Verizon Wireless offers two great options for placing and receiving calls internationally: the MOTO(TM) Z6c and the BlackBerry(R) 8830 World Edition smartphone. The MOTO Z6c is a sleek slider phone with global roaming capabilities that lets grads stay connected while traveling outside the U.S. In the States, grads can take advantage of Verizon Wireless' multimedia services such as V CAST Music and Video. The BlackBerry 8830 World Edition smartphone, coupled with Verizon Wireless' Global BlackBerry service, lets grads access e-mail in more than 100 countries and make calls in more than 185 countries, allowing grads to stay connected wherever their travels take them. * Fashionistas -- Any fashion-forward grad will appreciate a stylish way to protect and carry their Verizon Wireless phone with fashionable and fun cases including the Crocs o-Dial(TM) mobile phone cases or designer pouches by Dooney & Bourke(R). The Crocs o-Dial cases come in bold, bright colors including pink, purple, red, turquoise and black. These fun cases also have an adjustable strap for additional security and a strong plastic clip so grads can easily attach it to a purse or backpack. The Dooney & Bourke pouches are available in patterns that include their signature white "it" fabric, pink crossword print, black and white anniversary print, and fun plaid.

Device prices range from $99.99 to $349.99 after $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. The enV(2) by LG is $99.99 after a $50 mail- in rebate and new two-year customer agreement until June 15. On some devices, an additional $100 credit is available for customers who sign up for qualifying voice and data plans at the time of purchase. Fashionable phone accessories including the Crocs o-Dial cases and the Dooney & Bourke pouches are available with prices ranging from $16.99 to $59.99, depending on style.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com .

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 67.2 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications www.verizonwireless.com www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia and Vodafone . For more information, go to: . 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 .

CONTACT: Media, Brenda Boyd Raney of Verizon Wireless, +1-908-559-7518, Brenda.Raney@verizonwireless.com

Web site: http://www.verizonwireless.com/ http://www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia/