Verizon to Webcast 2011 Consumer Electronics Show Keynote and News Conference

Ivan Seidenberg, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ), will deliver the opening keynote at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Thursday, Jan 6.

His keynote will be webcast beginning at approximately 11:30 a.m. Eastern time on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/investor.  In addition, Verizon Wireless will webcast a news conference later that day at 4 p.m. Eastern time, and this can also be accessed on the Investor Relations site.  Access instructions will be available on the site that day.