Verizon Communications Management Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Verizon Communications (VZ)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 19, 2012 8:30 am ET

Executives

John N. Doherty - Senior Vice President of Investor Relations

Francis J. Shammo - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Analysts

Jason Armstrong - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

John C. Hodulik - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Simon Flannery - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Philip Cusick - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Michael Rollins - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

David W. Barden - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Timothy K. Horan - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

Michael McCormack - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division

Brett Feldman - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning, and welcome to the Verizon First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Today's conference is being recorded. If you have any objections, you may disconnect at this time. It is now my pleasure to turn the call over to your host, Mr. John Doherty, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations for Verizon.

John N. Doherty

Thanks, Brad. Good morning, and welcome to our first quarter 2012 earnings conference call. Thanks for joining us this morning. I'm John Doherty. With me this morning is our Chief Financial Officer, Fran Shammo.

Before we get started, let me remind you that our earnings release, financial and operating information, the investor quarterly and the presentation slides are available on our Investor Relations website. This call is being webcast. If you would like to listen to a replay, you can do so from our website.

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