LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 27, 2004--Fulfilling its promise to begin a national 3G network rollout this summer, Verizon Wireless today announces the launch of its BroadbandAccess service in Las Vegas on July 28. Powered by an Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) third generation (3G) wide-area network, BroadbandAccess commercial service is one of the fastest wide-area wireless Internet access services available in the nation, with average user speeds of 300-500 kilobits per second (kbps). Developed with a range of users in mind, BroadbandAccess allows large enterprises, small-medium businesses and mobile professionals to conduct business anytime, anywhere in our BroadbandAccess coverage area via a secure, reliable, true high-speed data connection...

...Later this year Verizon Wireless customers in many major markets will be able to use new EV-DO handsets and laptops equipped with PC cards to enjoy the many new fun and visual capabilities. They will be able to experience Get It Now(R) applications at broadband speed including multiplayer gaming, music and video content, video messaging and other multimedia applications. BroadbandAccess service is priced at a flat rate of $79.99 monthly access with a one- or two-year contract. Verizon Wireless customers can now buy the Verizon Wireless PC 5220 card for $149.99 after $100 rebate with a two-year service agreement or $199.99 with a one-year service agreement.
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