Wireless is committed to offering customers the most reliable service
on the nations best wireless and data network. Weve
been recognized consistently as a leader in the U.S. wireless industry
for our superior network coverage, products and services, as well
as for our outstanding customer support. In 2005, Verizon Wireless
posted the lowest customer churn rate an indicator of customer
loyalty among national carriers. We provide customers with
the highest level of satisfaction by offering quality products and
innovative services, and we proudly stand behind our motto: we
never stop working for you.
Verizon Wireless has been a strong growth engine for the corporation
and keeps getting better with time. In 2005, our solid business
fundamentals and innovative new services helped add a record number
of new subscribers while delivering strong revenue growth and healthy
margins. Best of all, we have a business culture that is driven
to deliver continuous improvement and innovation year after year.
A major development in 2005 was Verizons continued expansion
of the largest wireless high-speed broadband network in the U.S.,
now available to 150 million Americans in 180 major metropolitan
areas coast to coast. Mobile professionals can be more productive
outside of the office with BroadbandAccess service from Verizon
Wireless, which offers users DSL-comparable speeds. BroadbandAccess
provides mobile workers access to their corporate information just
as if they were attached to a high-speed wired connection, but with
the freedom of true mobility.
V CAST, also available on the Verizon Wireless broadband network,
is the nations first wireless multimedia service for consumers.
Launched in early 2005, V CAST delivers crystal clear on-demand
content such as short broadcasts, 3D games, and music videos from
news and entertainment sources and other innovative content providers.
Verizon Wireless continued its reputation for innovation by introducing
the worlds most comprehensive music service,
V CAST Music, in early 2006. This service offers customers the ability
to download a wide variety of music over the air directly to their
wireless phones or straight to their computers. V CAST Music from
Verizon Wireless gives customers immediate access to songs from
well-known artists and lets customers play music on their wireless
phones the same device they have come to rely upon for entertainment,
information and mobile communication.
V CAST Music is the mobile music experience that consumers have
been craving. It further emphasizes the leadership role Verizon
plays in bringing customers the entertainment content they want
and the mobility they need in todays fast-paced world.