News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Anna Bailey Associate Director — National Accounts

February 5, 2007

Jimmy Duvall
Jimmy.Duvall@VerizonWireless.com
972-444-5515

Alison McMillon
Weber Shandwick for Verizon Wireless
amcmillon@webershandwick.com  
972-830-2812

DALLAS, TX — Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the nation's most reliable network, announced today that Anna Bailey has been named regional associate director - National Accounts. She will lead a team of national account executives focused on promoting and selling the benefits of Verizon Wireless to strategic Fortune 1000 accounts across the region, which includes Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, the Rio Grande Valley, Shreveport, Louisiana, and Little Rock, Arkansas.

"Anna's continued solid performance, excellent relationships within the business community and leadership ability will help us drive growth within this very important sector," said Jim O'Brey, director of Business Sales for Verizon Wireless.

Bailey has more than eight years of sales and business development experience in the Dallas area. She began her career with Verizon Wireless two years ago as a national account manager. Bailey holds a bachelors degree in marketing from the University of Texas at El Paso.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving more than 59 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 65,000 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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