News Release

Douglas Buth Named To Verizon Wireless' National President's Cabinet For The Second Consecutive Year

Honor Given to Company's Top Sales and Customer Service Performers

February 13, 2007

Michelle Gilbert
Michelle.Gilbert@VerizonWireless.com
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Alan Upchurch
For Verizon Wireless
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SOUTHFIELD, MI — Verizon Wireless has named Douglas Buth, of Fenton, to the company's prestigious President's Cabinet for the second consecutive year.

Buth, a retail sales manager at the Verizon Wireless Communications Store at 20580 Haggerty Rd., Northville, demonstrated exceptional sales leadership in 2006 by providing metro Detroit area customers with outstanding service related to company products and service plans. He earned the award by meeting several criteria, including being ranked in the top 1.2 percent nationally in 2006 sales, placing him as one of the company's top performers among its more than 17,000 sales associates.

"At Verizon Wireless, we are very focused on making sure our customers have the best wireless experience possible, no matter how they connect with our company," said Greg Haller, president—Michigan/Indiana/Kentucky Region, Verizon Wireless. "Douglas works diligently to understand and exceed our customers' needs and expectations."

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving more than 59 million customers. The largest U.S. 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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