News Release

Verizon Wireless Opens Third Lafayette, Indiana Location

January 1, 2007

Michelle Gilbert
Michelle.Gilbert@VerizonWireless.com
248-915-3680

 

LAFAYETTE, IN — In response to the growing demand for the company's voice and data products and services, Verizon Wireless recently opened a new Communications Store at 100 S. Creasy Lane, Suite 1500. It is the company's third retail location in Lafayette and its 46th store in Indiana.

The new 3,034-square-foot Verizon Wireless Communications Store offers an expansive array of wireless products and services including the latest handsets; accessories and data services such as TXT, Picture and Video Messaging; high-speed wireless Internet service and wireless e-mail; and V CAST, which features music, games, news, weather, sports and entertainment video clips.

"This new store reflects our ongoing commitment to provide our customers with increased convenience and an accessible, knowledgeable sales staff," said Greg Haller, president—Indiana/Kentucky/Michigan Region, Verizon Wireless. "Consumer demand for our wireless service continues to grow as our network upgrades provide new, more sophisticated services for our customers."

The store also provides a HopeLine® phone collection bin where anyone can donate no-longer-used wireless handsets and accessories. Through the award-winning Verizon Wireless HopeLine program, most of the donated handsets and equipment are refurbished and sold, with proceeds going to support domestic violence awareness and prevention programs. Remaining handsets are recycled in an environmentally sound way.

The new Verizon Wireless Communications Store, managed by Kyle Swihart, is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.—8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m.—5 p.m. The store's phone number is 765-447-3377.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 57 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 60,000 employees nationwide. The company 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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