SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: November 12, 2012
(Date of earliest event reported)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
140 West Street
New York, New York
(Address of principal executive
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 395-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On November 12, 2012 the Board of Representatives of Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) declared distributions to its owners in the aggregate amount of $8.5 billion, payable on or prior to December 31, 2012, in proportion to their respective partnership interests on the date of each such distribution. Based on current ownership interests in Verizon Wireless, Verizon Communications Inc. will receive cash payments aggregating $4.675 billion and Vodafone Group Plc will receive cash payments aggregating $3.825 billion.
The information provided pursuant to this Item 7.01 is furnished and shall not be deemed to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filings.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Robert J. Barish|
|Senior Vice President and Controller|