More Smartphones Activated Christmas 2012 Than Ever Before

          More Smartphones Activated Christmas 2012 Than Ever Before

Verizon Wireless Offering Free Wireless Workshops to Help Customers "Get
Smart" About Their Mobile Devices

PR Newswire

LAUREL, Md., Dec. 28, 2012

LAUREL, Md., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --According to a new report by Flurry
Analytics, more smartphones and tablets were activated this Christmas than on
any other day in history. To help customers who received new devices this
holiday season, as well as those still trying to learn all that their mobile
device can do, Verizon Wireless is offering free wireless workshops at its
local communication stores.

Individual workshops last approximately one hour and are offered for both
Android and iOS devices. Led by specially trained data experts, the
small-sized, hands-on tutorials provide a comprehensive look at the various
apps, features and functionality of different smartphones and tablets. To
find the workshop for your device and the store most convenient to you, log
onto to: Each workshop is free, and
advance registration is encouraged.

Verizon Wireless also offers many of the same workshops online in English as
well as some in Spanish on-demand at To see
what customers who've attending a Verizon Wireless Workshop have to say, visit
What I Learned at a Verizon Wireless Workshop.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest,
most reliable 3G network. The company serves nearly 96 million retail
customers, including 90.4 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in
Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 75,000 employees nationwide, Verizon
Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and
Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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

SOURCE Verizon Wireless

Contact: Melanie Ortel, +1-240-568-1429,,
Twitter: @VZWMelanie; Sherri Cunningham, +1-202-364-5856
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