News Release

Verizon Chairman and CEO to Present At Bernstein's Strategic Decisions Conference on June 1

May 30, 2005

Nancy Stark
Nancy.Stark@VerizonWireless.com
908-306-6762Bob Varettoni
Verizon Communications
robert.a.varettoni@verizon.com
212-395-7726

NEW YORK, NY — Ivan Seidenberg, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), will speak at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.'s 21st Annual Strategic Decisions Conference here on Wednesday, June 1. His presentation will be webcast beginning approximately 8 a.m. Eastern time on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/investor. Access instructions and presentation materials will be available on the site that morning.

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