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Press Release -- April 18th, 2012
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Verizon Leads Way in Integrating Private IP, 4G LTE Networks to Drive Industry Applications

Private Industry and Public Sector to Benefit From Transformational Combination of Leading Networks

April 18, 2012

NEW YORK – Enterprises across a range of industries now can tap the power of the largest 4G LTE wireless network integrated with end-to-end private networks. Verizon Enterprise Solutions is combining 4G LTE access – now available in more than 200 U.S. markets -- with its global Private IP network service to create a highly secure, high-speed, high-capacity business platform.

Immediately available in both managed and unmanaged options, the new Private IP Wireless (LTE) offering can extend corporate applications to mobile workforces, and support new machine-to-machine business processes. Verizon’s advanced communications, cloud and security platforms are playing a central role in establishing new business models and strengthening communities, including modernizing health care, energy and public safety systems.

“Verizon is delivering the new connected enterprise – where both people and machines can communicate with one another and have a ’voice’ in addressing industry-specific challenges,” said Kerry Bailey, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Verizon Enterprise Solutions. “Whether it’s used as reliable backup solution for ATMs or as a primary network solution for mobile video collaboration, this platform will introduce new revenue streams and help customers control costs.”

Unleashing Industry-Specific Innovation
Verizon Private IP Wireless (LTE) will be a catalyst for increased machine-to-machine communications, fueling the growth of the “Internet of Things” across various industries. Working with a growing number of strategic partners to develop industry-specific applications, Verizon is accelerating transformation across both private industry and the public sector. For example:

  • Transportation - Verizon private network solutions keep trains running safely and on time with minimal human intervention.
  • Automotive – Verizon is teaming with the auto industry to create for consumers new experiences with their vehicles.
  • Media and Entertainment – Verizon is helping media and entertainment companies to create new remote broadcasting opportunities and change the face of digital signage to increase audience engagement with advertisers.
  • Retail – Retailers are employing Private IP wireless as a viable backup solution across their distributed locations, as well as using the service to enable point-of-sale transactions.
  • Distribution – Vending machines can now alert distributors about when to replace high-demand products, and collect valuable data about customer tastes and preferences.

Verizon Enterprise Solutions creates global connections that generate growth, drive business innovation and move society forward. With industry-specific solutions and a full range of global wholesale products and services offered over the company’s secure mobility, cloud, strategic networking and advanced communications platforms, Verizon Enterprise Solutions helps open new opportunities around the world for innovation, investment and business transformation. Visit verizon.com/enterprise to learn more.

About Verizon
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most reliable wireless network, with nearly 108 million total connections nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America’s most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150 countries, including all of the Fortune 500. A Dow 30 company with $111 billion in 2011 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of nearly 194,000. For more information, visit www.verizon.com.

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Media Contacts:
Debbie Lewis
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