News Release

Media Advisory - Verizon Wireless Media Contact Information

January 6, 2005

WHAT:
Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, will host a news conference on Friday, January 7, 2005, to announce an exclusive new wireless service for consumers. For media interested in covering this news and learning how it will affect consumers in your area, please contact the appropriate person below.

WHO:

Northeast Area
Howard Waterman
973-656-7370

New England
J. Abra Degbor
781-481-1314
617-620-0394

Upstate New York
John O'Malley
585-321-7264
585-261-5899

New York Metro
David Samberg
845-365-7212
914-329-5429

Washington, Baltimore and Virginia
John Johnson
240-568-1429
410-382-5032

Philadelphia
Sheldon Jones
215-638-5668
215-219-8890

South Area
Sheryl Sellaway
678-339-5564

Greater Houston, Louisiana, Mississippi & Alabama Gulf Coast & Eastern Florida
Sheryl Sellaway
678-339-5564

North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee
Carly Culbertson
864-987-2006

Alabama and Georgia
Caran Smith
678-339-4891

Texas (except Houston), Oklahoma and Northern Louisiana
Jimmy Duvall
972-444-5515

Florida
Chuck Hamby
813-615-4803

West Area
Jan Morris
949-286-8150

Latino Public Relations, West Area
Carlos Giron
949-286-8194

Northern California, Southern California and Nevada (except Las Vegas)
Ken Muché
949-286-8193

Arizona, El Paso, Las Vegas, New Mexico and Southern Utah
Jenny Weaver
480-763-6321

Hawaii, Oregon, Northern Idaho and Washington
Georgia Taylor
425-603-2894

Colorado, Southern Idaho, Northern Utah, Wyoming and Montana
Bob Kelley
303-694-8990

Midwest Area
David Clevenger
847-619-4291

Illinois and Wisconsin
Carolyn Schamberger
847-204-4282

Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky
Michelle Gilbert
248-914-3680

Kansas and Missouri
Cheryl Bini Armbrecht
314-920-3680

Ohio, Central Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh and West Virginia
Laura Merritt
614-560-2605

North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska
Karen Smith
763-595-2511

National
Jeffrey Nelson (Verizon Wireless Corporate Communications)
908-306-4824
917-968-9175

Brenda Raney (Verizon Wireless Corporate Communications)
908-306-4834

Nancy Stark (Verizon Wireless Corporate Communications)
908-306-6762

Kelly Crummey (Weber Shandwick for Verizon Wireless)
617-520-7263
617-921-8089

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 42.1 million voice and data 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 preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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