11.02.1998Corporate

Largest Greek Telecom and Electronics Retailer Signs on as STET Hellas Distributor

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Largest Greek Telecom and Electronics
Retailer Signs on as STET Hellas Distributor

November 2, 1998






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Deppie Houliaraki, STET Hellas

011-301-618-6160

Athens, Greece -- STET Hellas Telecommunications S.A. [NASDAQ:
STHLY] announced today it signed Germanos S.A., the largest Greek
retail telecommunications equipment and electronics chain, to distribute
STET Hellas' full range of wireless products and services through its
network of more than 100 stores beginning November 2, 1998. The stores
are primarily located in high-traffic areas throughout Greece, including
Athens.


The Germanos agreement fortifies STET Hellas' position in the Greek
market with greater access to customers and enhanced distribution network
quality.


STET Hellas, 20 percent owned by Bell Atlantic, serves more than 580,000
digital wireless customers in Greece. Visit the STET Hellas web site at
http://www.telestet.gr.


Bell Atlantic is one of the world's largest wireless communications
companies, with domestic operations in 25 U.S. states and international
investments spanning Latin America, Europe, and Asia. For information
on our global operations, visit http://www.bellatlantic.com/worldwide.


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