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Verizon Wireless and Motorola Announce Motorola Barrage
Oct 01, 2009 (09:10 AM EDT)


BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless and Motorola, Inc. today announced the Motorola Barrage(TM). This rugged device sports a tough-as-nails exterior. Designed to be submersible for up to 30 minutes in one meter of water, it is constructed from chrome, glass, mesh and rubber -- protecting it against blowing rain, humidity, solar radiation, high and low temperatures, blowing dust, salt fog, altitude, shock, vibration and transit drop. The Motorola Barrage also features a best-in-class Push to Talk capability for quick conversations as well as exclusive Verizon Wireless multimedia and entertainment services so customers never have to rough it, even when they're using the device in rough environments.

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Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 87,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone . 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.

Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video and mobile devices, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people, enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile. Motorola had sales of US $30.1 billion in 2008. For more information, please visit .

MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. (C) Motorola, Inc. 2009. All rights reserved.

SOURCE Verizon Wireless

CONTACT: Brenda Boyd Raney, Verizon Wireless, +1-908-559-7518, Brenda.Raney@verizonwireless.com; or Kristine Mulford, Motorola Inc.,+1-224-321-2995,

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

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