Verizon Ad's Bold Claim: We Have Service In Places That Don't Even Count As Countries

06/14/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In a recent ad, Verizon boasts that they offer coverage in more than 220 countries. Impressive. The only problem, as Consumerist noted recently, there are only somewhere between 192 and 195 countries in the world.

"Can you hear me exaggerating now?"

BuzzFeed brought the marketing mishap to our attention while Consumerist first caught Verizon's misleading ad.

For more on this gaffe, check out Verizon's response to Consumerist here.

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