Press Release: Verizon Wireless was Selected World's Best Wireless Service Provider 2010 Global Traveler's Tested Reader Survey Awards.
Dec 08, 2010 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Verizon Wireless has been selected as the world's best wireless service provider in the 2010 Global Traveler's Tested Reader Survey awards.
According to a release, the honor is based on the magazine's survey of its readers and their opinions on the companies that have made international business and luxury travel easier and more enjoyable.
"The selection of Verizon Wireless as the best wireless service provider for global travel reaffirms our commitment to providing our customers with robust international services that satisfy their needs for work and for play," said Greg Haller, vice president marketing for Verizon Wireless. "Whether you're traveling for business or a family vacation, our best-in-class services take the stress out of staying connected while abroad. We have a line-up of global devices, including the new DROID PRO by Motorola, to ensure customers can rely on us during their international travels."
Verizon Wireless customers who travel globally enjoy wireless voice service in more than 220 countries and data coverage in more than 200 countries, the Company noted. From data to directions, international travelers can rely on Verizon Wireless with the following global services: -GlobalAccess Connect business professionals taking their laptops abroad can browse the Internet using their smartphones as modems. Internet service is available by simply attaching a smartphone to a netbook or notebook via a USB cable. Plus, with GlobalAccess Connect, customers only need to carry one device for all their global voice, e-mail, and data needs. GlobalAccess Connect is available on BlackBerry Bold 9650 and BlackBerry Storm2 9550 smartphones and requires an unlimited GlobalEmail Access Plan for $64.99 monthly access.
Global Verizon Wireless also offers a global version of its VZ Navigator service to allow travelers to access maps and audible turn-by-turn directions in 25 countries. Customers can transform their handsets and smartphones into navigation devices to discover destinations, share locations with friends and quickly adapt to local currencies, date and address formats and country codes. VZ Navigator Global is available for a monthly access charge of $19.99 per device.-24/7 Global Support Customers can reach Verizon Wireless customer service from anywhere in the world at any time. Travelers can find answers to frequently asked questions; view troubleshooting tips; contact customer service; and view, manage and update their accounts anywhere they travel.