News Release

Verizon Wireless Names Jennifer Prout 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 Jennifer Prout as business account executive for Tulsa. She will be focused on selling the benefits of Verizon Wireless to local businesses, as well as providing world-class customer service.

"Jennifer is an experienced sales professional who brings a strong background in the market and the wireless industry," said Jim O'Brey, director of Business Sales for Verizon Wireless. "As we expand our service into Oklahoma, Jennifer and our team of account executives will help introduce Verizon Wireless to the business leaders of Tulsa."

Prout, who has more than 10 years of sales and business development experience, began her career with Verizon Wireless in 2002. She earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a B.S. in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of North Texas.

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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