Voice-on-the-Net Pioneer to Kick off Bell Atlantic Carrier Services Conference

Voice-on-the-Net Pioneer to Kick off
Bell Atlantic Carrier Services Conference

Conference Can Be Viewed Live on Internet

May 27, 1999


Paul Miller,

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- One of the leaders in voice-over-Internet
technology will be the keynote speaker at Bell Atlantic's 1999 Carrier
Services Customer Conference, coming up June 1-3, at The Breakers hotel
in Palm Beach, Fla.

The conference will focus on emerging product and service innovations
and the impact of these and other changes on telecommunications carriers.
It can be viewed live over the Internet at

Jeff Pulver, president and CEO of pulver.com, Inc., will give the keynote
address at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Pulver.com publishes such Internet
technology-related research as The Pulver Report. The firm also produces
voice-on-the-Net trade shows and other related workshops. In addition,
pulver.com provides consulting services to the telecommunications

"This year's Carrier Services Customer Conference provides a great
opportunity to put your business a step ahead of the curve," said Pat
Hanley, president of Bell Atlantic Carrier Services. "We recognize
that helping our customers succeed is the best way for us to succeed, and
it's the only way for all of us to thrive in this exciting and challenging era
of rapidly evolving technology."

Other speakers and seminar leaders will focus on a wide-range of issues,
including critical long-term strategies and interactive applications that
carriers can take home and put to use.

"Our carrier customers will walk away with a lot to think about, and
a lot to do," Hanley said.

Bell Atlantic is at the forefront of the new communications and
information industry. With 43 million telephone access lines and nine
million wireless customers worldwide, Bell Atlantic companies are
premier providers of advanced wireline voice and data services, market
leaders in wireless services and the world's largest publishers of directory
information. Bell Atlantic companies are also among the world's largest
investors in high-growth global communications markets, with operations
and investments in 23 countries.