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'Accessibility Plan' Offers Unlimited Text Messaging and Data Usage

Rochester, NY Verizon Wireless, operator of the nations most reliable wireless network, has launched a new calling plan developed specifically for the deaf and hearing-impaired community. The Verizon Wireless Accessibility Plan gives users unlimited domestic text messaging (including instant messaging) with 100 monthly voice minutes for $39.99 monthly access with a one- or two-year customer agreement. Customers can also subscribe to an optional feature for their BlackBerry or PDA/Smartphone that provides unlimited data usage on the companys NationalAccess data network for an additional $40 monthly access.

Deaf and hearing-impaired customers rely heavily on text and instant messaging, as well as devices like the BlackBerry and PDAs, to communicate with each other and with the hearing community, said Ken Dixon, president of Verizon Wireless Upstate New York Region. This plan will give these customers a comprehensive, cost-effective messaging and email access plan on the nations most reliable network.

The plan is being test marketed across the Northeast.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nations most reliable wireless network, serving 51.3 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at 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.

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