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More Smartphones Activated Christmas 2012 Than Ever Before

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

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:  www.verizonwireless.com/workshops.  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 www.verizonwireless.com/workshops. 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 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.

 

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