Verizon Wireless Press Conference at CTIA To Address BroadbandAccess Service

WHAT: Verizon Wireless will host a live press conference at WIRELESS 2004, the annual convention of the Cellular Telecommunications and Industry Association (CTIA), regarding its BroadbandAccess service, the fastest commercially available wide-area wireless data service in the United States today.

WHEN: Monday, March 22, 200410:45 a.m. — 11:15 a.m. (EST)

WHERE: CTIA Wireless 2004Georgia World Congress Center, Room 404Atlanta, GA

WHO: Richard J. Lynch, Verizon Wireless Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer John Stratton, Verizon Wireless Chief Marketing Officer

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 37.5 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com.  To receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless.

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