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Prepay Customers Can Now Let Their Fingers Do the Talking on America's Most Reliable Wireless Network
Jul 10, 2008 (08:07 AM EDT)


BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning July 14, Verizon Wireless prepay customers can get unlimited text, picture and video messaging to more than 67 million Verizon Wireless customers nationwide, plus get an additional 250 text, picture and video messages a month for just $10 a month.

"The addition of our new messaging bundle for prepay gives our customers the freedom to send and receive messages at an affordable monthly rate," said Jeff Dietel, vice president -- marketing operations for Verizon Wireless. "Messaging has become a natural and effective form of communication for our customers, and by offering these bundles we can offer our prepay customers access to the benefits of Verizon Wireless' messaging services which, like their voice calls, run on the nation's most reliable wireless network."

INpulse prepaid wireless plans from Verizon Wireless offer customers many of the same service options enjoyed by customers who sign annual contracts. With rates as low as 2 cents per minute for voice calls and text messages, customers can choose from three plans: INpulse Core, INpulse Plus and INpulse Power. The plans charge customers an access fee only on the days of use and include Unlimited IN Calling to Verizon Wireless customers in hundreds of major metropolitan areas. INpulse customers also have the ability to pay for songs downloaded over-the-air through V CAST Music and purchase ringtones, ringback tones, Mobile Web, games and other applications, such as VZ Navigator(SM), using funds in their INpulse accounts.

Current prepay customers who wish to add the new messaging bundle to their existing prepay plan can do so in any of the following ways:

-- From their handsets by pressing the "Up" directional key to access My Verizon

-- Online at www.verizonwireless.com and accessing My Verizon

-- Any Verizon Wireless Communications Store or authorized retailer

-- Prepay Customer Service by dialing *611 from their Verizon Wireless phone or calling 888-294-6804

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: 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/