News Release

Verizon Communications to Report Earnings July 27

July 25, 2004

Nancy Stark
908-306-6762Bob Varettoni
Verizon Communications

NEW YORK, NY — Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) will release second-quarter 2004 earnings on Tuesday, July 27. Doreen Toben, Verizon executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss these results on a webcast beginning 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. Access instructions and presentation materials, including Verizon's earnings release, will be available at 7:30 a.m. on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site,

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