News Release

Verizon Wireless to Announce Launch of Wireless Service for Mobile Business Customers

September 21, 2004

Kelly Crummey
Weber Shandwick Worldwide for Verizon Wireless
kcrummey@webershandwick.com
617-520-7263

WHAT:
Verizon Wireless will host an audio news conference to announce the launch of a service that will help business professionals move to the next level of mobile communications.

WHEN:
Wednesday, September 22, 2004
3:15 p.m. — 4:00 p.m. EDT

WHERE:
Via Phone
866-793-1299

WHO:
Denny Strigl, president and chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless
Dick Lynch, executive vice president and chief technical officer of Verizon Wireless
Cindy Patterson, vice president of enterprise data for Verizon Wireless

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 40.4 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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