News Release

Verizon Wireless CEO Denny Strigl To Present At Lehman Brothers Telecom Trends Conference On Dec. 10

December 8, 2002

Nancy Stark
nancy.stark@verizonwireless.com
908-306-6762

Bedminster, NJ — Verizon Wireless President and CEO Denny Strigl will speak at the Lehman Brothers T3 Telecom Trends and Technology Conference in Orlando, Florida on December 10, 2002 at 11 am Eastern Time. A webcast of the presentation and presentation materials, as well as access instructions, will be available at the Verizon Communications investor information website on the day of the conference at www.verizon.com/investor.

About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 31.5 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at http://www.verizonwireless.com.

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