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www.envisionreports.com/vz Step 1: Go to www.envisionreports.com/vz to view the materials Step 2: Click on Cast Your Vote or Request Materials Step 3: Follow the instructions on the screen to log in Vote online Go to www.envisionreports.com/vz Or scan the QR code with your smartphone Follow the steps outlined on the secure website 029TED + + Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Verizon Communications Inc. Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be Held on Thursday, May 5, 2016 Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders are available online. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy of the materials. The items to be voted on are on the reverse side of this notice. Your vote is important! This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you online. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The proxy statement and annual report to shareholders are available at: _ Easy Online Access A Convenient Way to View Proxy Materials and Vote Step 4: Select your delivery preferences and vote When you go online, you can also help the environment by consenting to receive electronic delivery of future materials. Obtaining a Copy of the Proxy Materials If you want to receive a copy of these documents, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. Please make your request for a copy as instructed on the reverse side of this notice on or before April 25, 2016 to facilitate timely delivery. IMPORTANT ANNUAL MEETING INFORMATION Notice of 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Admission Ticket Verizon Communications Inc. 2016 Annual Meeting Admission Ticket May 5, 2016, 8:30 a.m. Local Time Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town 800 Rio Grande Boulevard, NW Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104 Upon arrival, please present this admission ticket at the registration desk. 1234 5678 9012 345 NNNNNNNNNNNN NNNNNNNNN NNNNNN C 1234567890 C O Y 000004 MR A SAMPLE DESIGNATION (IF ANY) ADD 1 ADD 2 ADD 3 ADD 4 ADD 5 ADD 6 ENDORSEMENT LINE SACKPACK Verizon
Heres how to order a copy of the proxy materials and select a future delivery preference: Paper copies: Current and future paper delivery requests can be submitted online, by email or by telephone. Email copies: Current and future email delivery requests can be submitted online or by email. If you request an email copy of current meeting materials, you will receive an email with a link to the materials. PLEASE NOTE: You must use the number in the shaded bar on the reverse side of this notice when requesting meeting materials. g Online Go to www.envisionreports.com/vz. Click on Cast Your Vote or Request Materials. Follow the instructions to log in and order a copy of the current meeting materials and submit your preference for email or paper delivery of future meeting materials. g Telephone Call us free of charge at 1-866-641-4276 and follow the instructions to log in and order a paper copy of the materials by mail for the current meeting. You can also submit an instruction to receive a paper copy for future meetings. g Email Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Proxy Materials Verizon in the subject line. Include in the message your full name and address, plus the number located in the shaded bar on the reverse side of this notice, and specify in the email whether you want a paper or email copy of current meeting materials. You can also state your preference to receive a paper or email copy for future meetings. To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a copy of the current meeting materials must be received by April 25, 2016. Notice of 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders 029TED Verizon Communications Inc. 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016, 8:30 a.m. Local Time at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, 800 Rio Grande Boulevard, NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104 Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors recommendations. The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR all nominees and FOR Proposals 2 and 3: 1. Election of Directors 2. Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm 3. Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation The Board of Directors recommends a vote AGAINST the following proposals: 4. Renewable Energy Targets 5. Indirect Political Spending Report 6. Lobbying Activities Report 7. Independent Chair Policy 8. Severance Approval Policy 9. Stock Retention Policy PLEASE NOTE YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares you must vote online or request a paper copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend and vote at the meeting, please bring this notice with you.