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Verizon Wireless To Offer Wilmington, North Carolina Residents Free Smartphone Workshops

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November 15, 2012

Karen Schulz
Karen.Schulz@VerizonWireless.com
864-987-2006

WILMINGTON, NC — To help customers get the most out of their smartphones, Verizon Wireless will host free workshops in Wilmington throughout the month of November.  The workshops, which are led by local Verizon data experts, will educate customers on the basics of wireless devices, covering an array of topics that include setting up email, navigating apps, customizing features and troubleshooting.

“Many of our customers who have purchased smartphones feel like they still have a lot to learn,” said Jerry Fountain, president for Verizon Wireless’ Carolinas/ Tennessee region.  “The workshops will help customers maximize the capabilities of their devices and train them to master basic features and functions, allowing them to enjoy the benefits of these advanced devices.”

The workshops will be held at local Verizon Wireless stores throughout the Wilmington area and offer personalized, hands-on training to attendees at no cost.  In addition to the in-store workshops, the company also offers informative, easy-to-follow online workshops for those not able to attend in person.

Listed below are the dates, times and locations of upcoming workshops in Wilmington.  To register for a workshop or to get more information, visit verizonwireless.com/workshops.

Android: Getting Started

  • Wed., Nov. 28, 6-7:30 p.m., 318 S. College Road, Wilmington
  • Wed., Nov. 28, 7:30-9 a.m., 4512 Oleander Drive, Wilmington

Android: Apps for Everyone

  • Wed., Nov. 21, 7:30-9 a.m., 1158 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington

Apple iPhone Workshop

  • Wed., Nov. 21, 6-7:30 p.m., 318 S. College Road, Wilmington
  • Wed., Nov. 21, 7:30-9 a.m., 4512 Oleander Drive, Wilmington
  • Wed., Nov. 28, 7:30-9 a.m., 1158 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network.  The company serves nearly 96 million retail customers, including 90.4 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 75,000 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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