News Release

Verizon Wireless CTO Richard Lynch To Present at Morgan Stanley Conference on Feb. 4

February 2, 2003

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

Bob Varettoni
Verizon Communications
robert.a.varettoni@verizon.com
212-395-7726

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Verizon Wireless Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Richard Lynch will speak at Morgan Stanley's Wireless Conference on Feb. 4 at 2:45 p.m. Eastern time. A webcast of the presentation, presentation materials and access instructions will be available at Verizon Communications' Investor Relations Website on the day of the conference at www.verizon.com/invest.

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