News Release

Verizon Communications to Update Financial Outlook

September 21, 2003

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

NEW YORK, NY — Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) will provide an update of its financial outlook in a presentation to the investment community beginning 8:30 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, Sept. 23. The presentation will be webcast on the Verizon Investor Relations site at www.verizon.com/investor, where access instructions and presentation materials will be available approximately 7:30 a.m.

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