News Release

Verizon Wireless CEO Denny Strigl To Present At Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference on September 20

September 18, 2006

Robin Nicol
Robin.Nicol@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7515Robert A. Varettoni
Verizon Communications
robert.a.varettoni@verizon.com
908-559-6388

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless President and CEO Denny Strigl will participate in the Goldman Sachs Communacopia XV Conference on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 9:40 a.m. Eastern time. A Web cast of the session and access instructions will be available on the day of the conference at Verizon Communications' Investor Relations Web site at www.verizon.com/investor and at Verizon Wireless' Web site at www.verizonwireless.com/investors.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 54.8 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., 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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