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Verizon Wireless Celebrates Lunar New Year With San Francisco Festivities

February 1, 2013

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ —

    WHO:   Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.

    WHAT:   Join Verizon Wireless for its 2nd annual Lunar New Year event in Union Square. Demo the latest devices with on-site activations and receive a complimentary gift at the Verizon booth. Enjoy cultural performances,
            games and more and meet Asian American YouTube celebrities, Kina Grannis, Jason Chen and David So in celebration of Lunar New Year and "Year of the Snake." Admission is free for all ages.

            Additionally, stop by the Market Street Verizon Wireless Store in San Francisco to place a wish on the Verizon Virtual Wish Tree. Customers can submit their wishes through the Verizon Wish Tree app at the store's
            4G LTE tablets and swipe the screen to "throw" it onto the Wish Tree wall projection. Custom suggests that if the wish adheres to the tree, the better the chance of the wish coming true.

            Verizon Wireless customers can receive a complimentary "Lucky Bag" with purchase (retail value of $50; 2 year contract required). This promotion will be available in selected Verizon Wireless retail locations from
            February 9 - February 11, 2013. For a participating store list, visit http://www.verizoninsider.com/lunarnewyear

    WHERE: Lunar New Year Celebration
           Union Square, on Geary Street between Powell Street and Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

           Virtual Wish Tree
           768 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    WHEN:  Lunar New Year Celebration
           Saturday, February 2 from 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

           Virtual Wish Tree
           Saturday, February 2 from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
           Sunday, February 3 from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 98.2 million retail customers, including 92.5 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 73,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. 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 www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

SOURCE Verizon Wireless

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