News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Jay Gibbon Business Account Executive For Tulsa, Oklahoma

April 3, 2007

Jimmy Duvall
Jimmy.Duvall@VerizonWireless.com
972-444-5515Karen Wicker
Schnake Turnbo Frank for Verizon Wireless
kwicker@stfpr.com  
918-582-9151

TULSA, OK — Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the nation's most reliable network, has named Jay Gibbon as business account executive for Tulsa. He will be focused on selling the benefits of Verizon Wireless to local businesses, as well as providing world-class customer service.

"Jay is a native of Tulsa, so he understands what businesses in this area want and expect from their wireless service," said Jim O'Brey, director of Business Sales for Verizon Wireless. "His local experience will play a big part in helping introduce Verizon Wireless in the community."

Gibbon has more than 14 years of businesses sales, management and sales engineering experience. He has an extensive background in business development and sales training. He previously worked for Logix Communications. He received his B.S. in business from the University of Tulsa.

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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