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Verizon Wireless Stores To Support Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Residents Affected By Storms

Residents without power can charge phones, contact family

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August 28, 2011

Sheldon Jones
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PHILADELPHIA, PA — As power outages and recovery efforts continue along the coast in the aftermath of devastating storms over the weekend, Verizon Wireless retail stores in the Philadelphia Tri-State Region are ready to help area residents contact family, friends and loved ones.  Residents without working cell phones can make free domestic calls from the company’s pool of working handsets in its retail stores. Additionally, the stores are ready to assist customers who need to charge their cell phones and smartphones.

Customers can also conduct standard activities in the stores including establishing new lines of service, purchasing phones and accessories and paying bills. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (some store hours may vary, please call ahead or go online to confirm). To find a Verizon Wireless store nearest you, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/storelocator.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 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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