CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT ACCOUNTANTS
We consent to the incorporation by reference in the registration statements of Bell Atlantic Corporation on Form
S-8 (File Nos. 33-10377 and 2-96246) of our report dated April 19, 1996 on our audits of the financial
statements of the Bell Atlantic Savings Plan for Salaried Employees as of December 31, 1995 and 1994 and for
the years then ended, and the accompanying schedule of investments as of December 31, 1995, which report is
included in this Annual Report on Form 11-K, which is filed as Exhibit 99a to Form 10-K of Bell Atlantic
Corporation for the year ended December 31, 1995.
Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P.
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