News Release

Verizon Wireless CEO Denny Strigl To Present at Legg Mason Conference on Feb. 13

February 11, 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 President and CEO Denny Strigl will speak at Legg Mason's Telecom Conference in New York on Feb. 13 at 9:00 a.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.

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 32.5 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 www.verizonwireless.com.

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