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Verizon Wireless Opens New Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, Communications Store To Better Serve Area Customers

Grand Opening Weekend Includes Special Offers

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April 28, 2010

Laura Merritt
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614-345-3210
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Jennifer Schmitt
jennifer.schmitt@elias-savion.com
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BELLE VERNON, PA — To better serve its customers in the Belle Vernon area, Verizon Wireless has opened a new, state-of-the-art communications store at 870 Rostraver Road. This new location offers consumers a high-tech, hands-on experience, providing them with the latest and most innovative products and services.

The communications store opens its doors on Friday, April 30, but will celebrate the grand opening May 14 through May 16 with special promotions including free activation and additional discounts on phones and accessories.

“Wireless technology is evolving and consumers are more in-tune with the industry than ever before,” said Mark Frazier, president – Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region, Verizon Wireless. “This new communications store puts customers in the driver’s seat and enables them to experience our latest technology firsthand.”

About the New Communications Store
The 4,000-square-foot store showcases a highly interactive retail concept, and its design integrates a number of systems and operational enhancements devised to streamline the sales process and increase customer satisfaction. Among the new store’s features are:

  • Oversized high-definition plasma screens showcasing the latest wireless multimedia applications such as V CAST and Get It Now®.
  • A bright, open Demo Bar where customer interaction is guided by a product-savvy sales staff, and where customers can get a sense of the look and feel of a broad range of equipment and services.
  • More than 50 working models of handsets, air cards and other devices for customers to handle and test.
  • A Greeter Kiosk that enables customers to check in electronically before browsing the store and then talk with a representative who will already have their account background and reason for visiting the store keyed up on the customer-service computer.
  • A Bill Payment Kiosk that enables customers to pay their bills quickly and easily using checks, cash or credit/debit cards.
  • Customer Service and Technical Support departments that make it easy for customers to get account information and service and address technical issues from the trained in-store staff.

The Verizon Wireless Communications Store in Belle Vernon is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The store’s phone number is 724-929-3574.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving nearly 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 81,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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