News Release

Verizon Communications to Report Earnings Jan. 27

January 24, 2005

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 release fourth-quarter and year-end 2004 earnings on Thursday, Jan. 27. Doreen Toben, Verizon executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss these results on a webcast beginning 9 a.m. Eastern time. Access instructions and presentation materials, including Verizon's earnings release, will be available at 7:30 a.m. on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/investor.  

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