10.25.2013

Verizon Delaware LLC to Redeem 7% Debentures, Due December 1, 2023

Verizon New York Inc. to Redeem 7% Debentures, Due December 1, 2033

NEW YORK – Verizon Communications Inc. today announced that its subsidiary, Verizon Delaware LLC, will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of its $20,000,000 7% Debentures, due December 1, 2023 (CUSIP 252759 AP0) (the “Delaware Securities”), and its subsidiary, Verizon New York Inc., will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of its $200,000,000 7% Debentures, due December 1, 2033 (CUSIP 650094 CB9) (the “New York Securities” and, collectively with the Delaware Securities, the “Securities”). The redemption date for each series of Securities will be December 1, 2013 (the “Redemption Date”).

The redemption price for each series of Securities will be equal to 100% of the principal amount of the Securities of that series, plus accrued and unpaid interest to the Redemption Date, and will be payable on the Redemption Date. Interest will cease to accrue on and after the Redemption Date with respect to each series of Securities.

The name and address of the paying agent for the redemptions is:

By Mail

By Courier

By Hand

U.S. Bank Corporate Trust Services Attn: Registered Payments EP-MN-WS2N 60 Livingston Avenue St. Paul, MN  55107-2292

U.S. Bank Corporate Trust Services 60 Livingston Avenue 1st Fl – Bond Drop Window St Paul, MN  55107-2292

U.S. Bank Corporate Trust Services 100 Wall Street Suite 1600 New York, NY  10005