Show Your Love For The Environment With The Verizon Wireless In Store Trade-In Program

Trade In Your Old Device and Receive a Gift Card at all Verizon Wireless Communications Stores

This Valentine’s Day, Verizon Wireless encourages customers to share their love for the planet by participating in the newly launched In Store Trade-In program. Through the program, customers who are purchasing a new device can trade in their no-longer-used wireless devices at any Verizon Wireless company-owned store and kiosk nationwide and receive a Verizon Wireless gift card in exchange for their devices.

Depending on the make, model and condition of their trade-in device, eligible participants can receive an instantly redeemable gift card of up to $300 for use toward the purchase of a new phone, tablet or accessory – or toward their Verizon Wireless bill.

Check Out Video Now Available from the Opening of Verizon’s San Francisco Application Innovation Center!

Check Out Video Now Available from the Opening of Verizon’s Application Innovation Center !

The official opening of Verizon’s Application Innovation Center can be viewed here: www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia
 The Video from the opening presentation, features executives from Verizon Wireless, Qualcomm and Chomp
 Also find sound bites from:
         o Dan Mead, president and chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless
         o David Small, chief technical officer of Verizon Wireless
         o Marni Walden, vice president and chief marketing officer of Verizon Wireless
         o Tami Erwin, president, west area, Verizon Wireless
         o Ben Keighran, co-founder and chief executive officer of Chomp
         o Larry Rau, director, Network for Verizon Wireless
         o Brian Higgins, executive director of LTE Ecosystem Development for Verizon Wireless


The Verizon Application Innovation Center is a place for developers, network engineers, entrepreneurs and others to work together on innovative applications that take advantage of Verizon Wireless’ leading 3G and 4G LTE mobile networks. The San Francisco facility is connected to Verizon’s LTE Innovation Center, located in Waltham, Mass., to optimize synergies between development activities at each location. The new space includes several collaboration labs and private development labs, and it offers access to Verizon Wireless equipment; services; and Verizon Wireless experts in application development, software development, network APIs, network performance and business development.

Verizon Wireless Makes It Easy For Customers To Monitor And Manage Data Usage Data Alerts for Smartphones Latest Addition in Account Management Lineup

Verizon Wireless smartphone and tablet customers have a variety of ways to monitor and manage their wireless data usage, including new text message alerts that will be sent to smartphone customers to help them keep track of monthly domestic data usage.

Smartphone users will now to receive free text message alerts when their data usage crosses thresholds of 50 percent, 75 percent, 90 percent, 100 percent and 110 percent of their data plans’ monthly allowances. Customers who are registered with My Verizon, the online account management tool, may also request email alerts and can add up to three additional email addresses to receive the notifications.

For the full list of free tools Verizon Wireless offers to customer to monitor and manage their accounts click here: 

http://news.vzw.com/news/2011/07/pr2011-07-01d.html

Available Online Today Verizon Wireless Introduces The Next Generation DROID Delivering Power And Performance: The DROID 3 By Motorola

Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility, Inc., today announced the new Android™-powered DROID 3 by Motorola, a global smartphone. DROID 3 by Motorola is the world’s thinnest full QWERTY smartphone, and still delivers the power of a dual-core 1 GHz processor for fast multi-tasking. 

Customers can take stunning photos with the 8-megapixel camera or capture the moment in 1080p HD video. Equipped with Android 2.3, the DROID 3 by Motorola features a brilliant 4-inch qHD display, a roomy 5-row QWERTY keyboard and 3G Mobile Hotspot capabilities, with the ability to connect up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices

DROID 3 by Motorola is now available online at www.verizonwireless.com, and will be available in Verizon Wireless Communication Stores by July 14 for $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

In the wake of Wednesday’s tornadoes and severe weather in Western Massachusetts, Verizon Wireless deployed additional resources to augment wireless communication, network capacity and coverage in and around Springfield, MA. In response to requests, the Verizon Wireless Crisis Response Team has:

-Delivered six mobile power generators for use by local police and fire departments, as well as FEMA

-Distributed 45 mobile handsets to local police and fire departments

-Added call handling capacity to several exiting cell sites in the areas most affected

-Recharged resident’s cell phones inside local Communications Stores