News Release

Verizon Wireless CEO Denny Strigl To Present at Lehman Brothers Conference on May 19

May 15, 2003

Nancy Stark
Nancy.Stark@VerizonWireless.com
908-306-6762Bob Varettoni
Verizon Communications
robert.a.varettoni@verizon.com  
212-395-7726

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Verizon Wireless President and CEO Denny Strigl will speak at the Lehman Brothers Global Wireless Conference in New York on May 19 at 2:15 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.

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 33.3 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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