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Verizon Wireless Chief Technical Officer To Speak At Jefferies Conference On May 12

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May 10, 2010

Bob Varettoni
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Nancy Stark
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NEW YORK, NY — Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) announced today that Tony Melone, senior vice president and chief technical officer of Verizon Wireless, will speak at the Jefferies 6th Annual Global Internet, Media & Telecom Conference here on Wednesday, May 12. His presentation will be webcast beginning at approximately 11:30 a.m. Eastern time. Access instructions and presentation materials will be available that morning on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/investor, and on the Verizon Wireless site, www.verizonwireless.com/investors.

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