News Release

Verizon Wireless Expands In Central Texas With New Communications Store In San Antonio

"Wire-Cutting" Ceremony on March 31 to Feature Donation to Susan G. Komen Foundation to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Efforts

March 28, 2006

Jimmy Duvall
Jimmy.Duvall@VerizonWireless.com
972-444-5515Jannie Luong
jluong@golinharris.com  
972-341-2552

SAN ANTONIO, TX — To stay ahead of the growing demand for its products and services, Verizon Wireless, the nation's wireless leader in customer loyalty, has opened its newest Communications Store in San Antonio. The store is located at 1439 Vance Jackson Road, in front of the Wal-Mart shopping center.

The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce will conduct the grand opening "wire-cutting" ceremony on Friday, March 31 at 1 p.m.

The celebration will continue on Friday and Saturday featuring the Susan G. Komen Ford "Warriors in Pink" Message Mural and Tour Truck on site from noon to 5 p.m.

"Verizon Wireless is focused on providing each customer with the highest level of service as we grow our presence in San Antonio," said Luis M. Cruz, region president for Verizon Wireless. "Additionally, we are continuing our commitment to work with important local organizations like the Susan G. Komen Foundation to support breast cancer awareness efforts in the community."

Customers will receive a 25-percent discount on select accessories and activation fees will be waived with an annual service agreement when they shop at the new San Antonio store through Sunday, April 2.

The new store features a variety of wireless products and services including TXT Messaging, Picture Messaging, BroadbandAccess wireless Internet, ring back tones and Get It Now® applications, including ring tones, games, productivity applications and more. At the new location, customers will find:

  • An extensive customer service and technical support area totaling over 25 percent of the overall retail square footage
  • A top-of-the-line self service center featuring a bill payment kiosk
  • An informational video displayed on a 40" LCD screen, providing current and prospective customers with information on the latest handsets and accessories, wireless tips, roadside assistance, customer service, the Verizon Wireless network and account management options

The new Verizon Wireless Communications Store is located at 1439 Vance Jackson Road, and is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Contact Carlos Perez, store manager, at (210) 733-0076.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 51.3 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at 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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