News Release

Verizon Wireless Opens Two New Retail Locations In Clark County

May 13, 2001

Jenny Weaver
480-763-6321

LAS VEGAS, NV — In its continuing effort to provide the latest wireless products and services at convenient, accessible locations, Verizon Wireless has opened two new retail locations in Clark County; one in Las Vegas and one in Henderson. Verizon Wireless, the largest wireless communications provider in the nation, now owns and operates 22 retail stores and kiosks throughout the area.

"Since last April, we have invested more than $80 million in our Clark County wireless network, more than doubling our digital footprint and enhancing call quality and digital voice reception for local customers," said Craig Scott, director of retail sales for Verizon Wireless. "This effort, combined with the opening of new Verizon Wireless Communications Stores conveniently located throughout metro Las Vegas, enables Clark County residents to benefit from Verizon Wireless' superior network, and variety of service plans available to fit any lifestyle and income."

Verizon Wireless retail stores also offer a premier line of digital wireless phones, data products and hands-free calling accessories. Customers can check out the latest wireless Internet and text messaging services including Mobile WebSM, Mobile MessengerSM and Mobile OfficeSM. The stores also offer a variety of phones in all price ranges, from the Motorola 2260 with changeable color phone covers ($19.99 - two-year service activation required) to the Verizon Wireless Web-ready, Palm-powered Smartphone from Kyocera ($499.99 - one-year service activation required).

Clark County residents can also take advantage of a national springtime promotion that gives new and existing customers 2,000 free weekend air time minutes monthly when they sign up for selected national, regional or local digital rate plans. The 2,000 free weekend air time minutes are available to existing as well as new customers and they keep the minutes for as long as they remain on the rate plan selected at activation (new annual agreement required). The new store addresses and hours of operation are as follows:

Verizon Wireless - Henderson at Horizon Point
2654 W., Horizon Ridge Parkway, Suite B6
Henderson, NV 89117
(702) 896-4670
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Verizon Wireless - Las Vegas at Boca Park Plaza
8780 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 104
Las Vegas, NV 87117
(702) 952-8525
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the U.S. with more than 27 million wireless voice and data customers. The coast-to-coast wireless provider was formed by the combination of the U.S. wireless businesses of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD), including Bell Atlantic Mobile, AirTouch Cellular, GTE Wireless and PrimeCo Personal Communications. Verizon Wireless has a footprint covering more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, 49 of the top 50 and 96 of the top 100 U.S. markets. The company, headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, is 40,000 employees strong. Reporters and editors can find more information about the company on the Web at http://www.verizonwireless.com.

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