06.13.1996Corporate

Bell Atlantic Launches New Carrier Services Homepage


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 13, 1996size = +1>


BELL ATLANTIC GOES ONLINE TO SERVE
CARRIERS


ARLINGTON, VA - Do you need information on Bell
Atlantic's access
services and don't know where to look? How about tips to help
entrepreneurs enter the fast-paced PCS (personal communications
services) business? It's all just a click or two away on Bell
Atlantic's new Carrier Services Worldwide Web homepage.

Surfers on the web can find the new Carrier Services homepage at:
"http://www.bell-atl.com/carrier">http://www.bell-atl.com/carrier.
Other information about Bell Atlantic is also available through the href = "http://www.bell-atl.com">bell-atl.com web site.

"With the enormous growth in our industry by a wide array of
carriers,
there's a tremendous interest in Bell Atlantic's access services. We
expect our new Carrier Services web site will help meet the
information needs of both our current and future customers," said
John
Campanola, Bell Atlantic's director - wireless product management and
marketing communications.

In addition to timely information about products and services, the
Carrier Services site contains the latest on interconnection issues.
Web browsers can also find such things as:

  • "http://www.bell-atl.com/carrier/html/cs01pr1.htm">executive profiles,
  • "http://www.bell-atl.com/carrier/html/cs01sp1.htm">speeches,
  • press
    releases,
  • collateral material, including "http://www.bell-atl.com/carrier/html/cs01ps1.htm">product brochures and
    customer
    newsletters
    , and
  • upcoming
    events
    .

Carrier Services will be expanding and continually updating its web
site to meet the needs of its customers.

The Bell Atlantic Carrier Services line of business provides switched,
special, and wireless access to Bell Atlantic's telecommunications
network. Carrier Services also is developing new wireless services
such as personal communications services, new access services, billing
services, and increased network survivability.

Bell Atlantic Corporation (NYSE: BEL) is at the forefront of the new
communications, entertainment and information industry. In the
mid-Atlantic region, the company is the premier provider of local
telecommunications and advanced services. Globally, it is one of the
largest investors in the high-growth wireless communication
marketplace. Bell Atlantic also owns a substantial interest in
Telecom Corporation of New Zealand and is actively developing
high-growth national and international business opportunities in all
phases of the industry.

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Media contact:

    Paul Miller, 804-772-1460

    "mailto:miller@ba.com">miller@ba.com