07.06.1998Corporate

Roger C. Tang Named Regional Vice President for Bell Atlanic Mobile in Pittsburgh

Roger C. Tang Named Regional Vice President for Bell Atlantic Mobile in Pittsburgh


July 6, 1998









Media contact:

Patricia L. Quolke,
412-563-0367

Maggie Aloia Rohr,
908-306-7757



PITTSBURGH, PA -- Roger C. Tang has been named regional vice
president for Bell Atlantic Mobile in Pittsburgh and will direct the
company's operations throughout southwestern Pennsylvania and West
Virginia.


Tang had been executive director of Store Sales and Operations for Bell
Atlantic Mobile's Northeast Region since 1996. He entered the wireless
communications industry in 1988 when he joined MetroMobile in
Greenville, South Carolina. That company merged with Bell Atlantic
Mobile in 1992. Tang held a number of finance and operations positions in
the firm's Southeast Region before moving to Woburn, Massachusetts, for
his most recent post.


A 1982 graduate of Potsdam University, Tang holds a B.A. degree in
Economics and received his M.B.A. in Finance from Adelphi University in
1985.


Editor's Note: Bell Atlantic Mobile owns and operates the largest wireless
nework in the East, covering 112,000 square miles, and the largest chain of
retail outlets devoted exclusively to wireless voice, data and paging. The
company's Pittsburgh Regional Headquarters are in Thorn Hill Industrial
Park in Marshall Township.