News Release

Verizon Wireless Continues Growth In Georgia With New Store In Kennesaw

January 24, 2007

Caran Smith
Caran.Smith@verizonwireless.com
678-339-4891

KENNESAW, GA — Verizon Wireless, which owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network serving 59 million customers, announces the opening of its newest location in Georgia. The new store, located at 423 Barrett Parkway, is open for business and will hold its official grand opening ceremony Thursday, January 25 at 11:00 a.m. Representatives from the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce will share in the celebration.

To commemorate the grand opening, Verizon Wireless will present a HopeLine® grant to Travelers Aid, at the January 25 ceremony. Travelers Aid protects stranded people, especially women and children, from those who would use, abuse or victimize them in their time of misfortune, and ensuring victims a safe haven. HopeLine is Verizon Wireless' exclusive nationwide phone recycling program that distributes previously owned wireless phones to victims of domestic violence, supports non-profit domestic violence advocacy groups and provides an environmentally safe method for recycling phones.

Verizon Wireless continues to expand its retail presence to meet the growing demand for wireless products and services, and to make wireless shopping more convenient for customers. "This expansion represents our ongoing commitment to provide our growing Georgia customer base with increased convenience and an accessible, knowledgeable sales staff," said Dean Taylor, director — retail sales, Georgia/Alabama.

The Kennesaw store is open Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. — 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday Noon — 6:00 p.m. The telephone number is 770-794-2303. Verizon Wireless Communications Stores offer a premier line of digital wireless phones in all price ranges, data services and accessories. The Kennesaw Communications Store is one of 84 Verizon Wireless retail locations in Georgia.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 57 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 60,000 employees nationwide. The company 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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