News Release

Wireless World Opens New Store In River Edge, New Jersey

One-Stop Shopping for Verizon Wireless Products and Services

February 26, 2007

David Samberg
David.Samberg@VerizonWireless.com
845-365-7212Kimberly Ancin
kimberly.ancin@vivianipr.com  
845-429-3839

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, today announced the opening of a new authorized retail outlet in River Edge, New Jersey to make shopping for the company's wireless voice and data products more convenient for local residents and businesses. Wireless World Communications, located at 472 Kinderkamack Road, now offers a wide variety of wireless phones, accessories and services from Verizon Wireless.

Wireless World Communications is owned by Scott Kahn and Mardi Ekmekjian, who have served as Verizon Wireless authorized retailers for the past five years. Wireless World has 10 other retail locations in Bergen, Essex and Passaic counties. The new store's hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Customers may activate Verizon Wireless service at Wireless World and shop for the latest in wireless technology including voice and data services like two-way TXT Messaging, Picture Messaging and V CAST service which brings TV, music and other multimedia services to wireless phones over the company's high-speed broadband wireless network.

Verizon Wireless authorized retailers receive extensive training, as well as merchandising support and competitive commissions, after successfully completing a highly selective qualification process. Authorized retailers play a key role in the company's retail sales distribution strategy which includes 2,200 company-owned and operated Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide.

Currently the company is looking for bilingual English-Spanish speaking entrepreneurs interested in joining the Verizon Wireless authorized agent team in New York and Northern New Jersey neighborhoods with large Spanish-speaking populations. For more information about becoming an exclusive Verizon Wireless authorized retailer send an e-mail to NewAgents@verizonwireless.com.  

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 59 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 65,000 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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