Verizon Wireless Introduces New Nationwide E-Mail and Web Plans for BlackBerry

Nov 01, 2007, 01:00 ET

    BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the
 leading wireless company with the nation's most reliable wireless voice and
 data network, today introduced new e-mail and Web plans to accompany the
 new BlackBerry(R) Pearl(TM) 8130, which will be available online Nov. 3 and
 in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on Nov. 8. The new BlackBerry
 plans give consumers an economical way to balance work and play while
 staying connected on-the-go.
     Customers who purchase a Verizon Wireless Nationwide voice plan can
 subscribe to the E-mail and Web for BlackBerry for an additional $29.99 per
 month. Nationwide Basic and Select plans begin at $39.99 per month for 450
 minutes. Customers who choose a data-only plan pay $34.99 per month for
 unlimited e-mail and access to the Internet. The plans can be used with any
 Verizon Wireless BlackBerry and allow customers to access up to 10 POP3 and
 IMAP e-mail accounts via BlackBerry(R) Internet Service.
     The BlackBerry Pearl 8130 will be available online and in Verizon
 Wireless Communications Stores, including those in Circuit City, for
 $249.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.
     For more information on BlackBerry smartphones from Verizon Wireless,
 visit Business customers may contact a
 Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representative directly at 1-800-VZW-4-BIZ.
     About Verizon Wireless
     Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and
 data network, serving 63.7 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless
 company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon
 Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 68,000 employees
 nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:  
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