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For Sixth Straight Year, Verizon Wireless Is One Of The "Best Places To Work In IT"

Highest Ranked Wireless Company Has Been Named To Computerworld's "Best Places to Work in IT" List Since 2003

June 25, 2008

Tom Pica
Thomas.Pica@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7516

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Once again, Verizon Wireless is the highest ranked wireless company on Computerworld's annual "Best Places to Work in IT" survey. This is the sixth straight year Verizon Wireless has been honored as one of the top workplaces for information technology (IT) professionals by IDG's Computerworld.

Verizon Wireless was selected for Computerworld's annual "Best Places to Work in IT" feature based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld surveyed IT workers and their responses factored heavily in determining the rankings.

"Being among the 'Best Places to Work in IT' means crafting a blend of employee advantages that includes the potential for flexible hours, competitive pay, excellent benefits, a supportive leadership environment, opportunities for ongoing training and advancement, and ultimately, the feeling that you'd like to stay with the company a long, long time," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld.

Verizon Wireless currently employs 69,000 employees nationwide. In addition to being an industry leader in network reliability and customer loyalty, Verizon Wireless is consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the country because of its employee-friendly policies. For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com.  

The "Best Places to Work in IT" survey results were published in the June 30 issue of Computerworld and online at www.Computerworld.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 67.2 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: 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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