News Release

Local New York Resident Wins Honors From Verizon Wireless

March 15, 2004

David Samberg
David.Samberg@VerizonWireless.com
845-365-7212Robin B. Nicol
Robin.Nicol@vivianipr.com
908-789-4719

ORANGEBURG, NY — Queens County resident George David, customer service coordinator for Verizon Wireless, has received the company's President's Award for Excellence, which recognizes employees for exceptional teamwork, leadership and outstanding customer service.

David was honored for his superb customer care skills and his commitment to satisfying customers' needs. He also worked to resolve a software issue that improved the accuracy of customers' bills, many of them US troops leaving for Iraq.

He was one of 15 Verizon Wireless employees to receive the President's Award for Excellence.

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 37.5 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.  To receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless.

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