News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Darryl Gee Manager for Duncanville Communications Store

July 5, 2004

Jimmy Duvall
Jimmy.Duvall@VerizonWireless.com
817-258-1980Lora Friedrichsen
For Verizon Wireless
Lfriedrichsen@golinharris.com  
972-308-9138

DUNCANVILLE, TX — Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, has named Darryl Gee manager for its Duncanville Communications Store, located at 7111 Marvin D. Love Freeway, Suite # 105. Gee will be responsible for customer service, sales merchandising, managing and training store team members and implementing marketing initiatives for Verizon Wireless and its products.

"Darryl will bring innovative ideas with him to generate business and increase store productivity," said Bill McKinney, director of Retail Stores for Verizon Wireless. "We are excited to have him as part of our team and expect to see this new store grow rapidly under his leadership."

Gee joins Verizon Wireless after three years at AT&T Wireless in New York. He also has more than six years of experience in management. Gee attended Southern New Hampshire University and Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Verizon Wireless Communications Store in Duncanville is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact the store at (972) 298-3015.

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 40 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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