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Unformatted text preview: Dick Lynch MIT Sloan School of Management October 1, 2003 "Safe Harbor" Statement This presentation contains statements about expected future events and financial results that are forward-looking and subject to risks and uncertainties. For those statements, we claim the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The following important factors could affect future results and could cause those results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements: materially adverse changes in economic conditions in the markets served by us or by companies in which we have substantial investments; material changes in available technology; an adverse change in the ratings afforded our debt securities by nationally accredited ratings organizations; the final outcome of federal, state, and local regulatory initiatives and proceedings, including arbitration proceedings, and judicial review of those initiatives and proceedings, pertaining to, among other matters, the terms of interconnection, access charges, universal service, and unbundled network element and resale rates; the extent, timing, success, and overall effects of competition from others in the local telephone and toll service markets; the timing and profitability of our entry into the in-region long distance market; our ability to combine former Bell Atlantic and GTE operations, satisfy regulatory conditions and obtain revenue enhancements and cost savings following the merger; the profitability of our entry into the broadband access market; the ability of Verizon Wireless to combine operations and obtain revenue enhancements and cost savings; our ability to convert our ownership interest in Genuity Inc. into a controlling interest consistent with regulatory conditions, and Genuity's ensuing profitability; and lastly, our accounting assumptions are subject to review by regulatory agencies, including the SEC, and changes in the assumptions as required by those agencies or any changes in the accounting rules or their application could result in an impact on earnings. Wireless devices will be the centerpiece of information and services for customers... anytime, anywhere. Wireless Environment Growth Consolidation Pricing Spectrum Strategic Imperatives Subscriber Growth Revenue Growth OCF Growth Results-focused culture Strong Fundamentals Quality of ... Subscriber base Network Cost structure Customer value proposition Profitability Strong Fundamentals Quality of Base Most subs in US (34.6 M) Base: Primarily contract Churn: 1.7% (2Q03) ARPU accretion Data Subs: 6.7 M Strong Fundamentals Quality of the Network Capex: $4.4 $4.7B Highly efficient: cost & capacity 100% POPs digital Early provision of new products Strong Fundamentals Low Cost Structure Merger integration Systems conversions Procurement flexibility National Company Branding Standardization Distribution Customer Service Strong Fundamentals Value Proposition for the Customer Pricing National, regional Simplified Products Voice Data Loyalty Strong Fundamentals Quality of Financial Results Second quarter Revenue Op. Income EBITDA Service revenue/sub Cash expense/sub $5.0 $981M $1.9B $49 $30 15% 8% 12% 1% 1% Industry-leading Net adds of 1.295 M Industry-leading Net adds of 1.295 M Products and Services Messaging Telematics IP re ork Co tw Ne Int'l Roaming Location Svcs OTA WIN VPN Compression d he tc wi rk S uit two rc Ci Ne Products and Services Customer Applications PC Connection Client Corporate Ethernet Corporate 802.11 Public Hot Spot (802.11) VZW 1XRTT VZW 1X EV-DO (Future) Firewall Internet Connectivity transparency is a must Enterprise Applications Enterprise Service Platform Wired Network AAA Server Wireless Network Customer Prem 1XEVDO 1XRTT 802.11 Consumer Service Platform Voice Service Push-to-Talk SMS Messaging IM Video Clips MP3 Downloads Get It Now In wireless, the right technology is the platform to success..... ...
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