News Release

Verizon Wireless Celebrates Grand Opening Of Communications Store In Memphis, Tennessee

October 17, 2007

Carly Culbertson
Verizon Wireless Carolinas/Tennessee Region
Carolyn.Culbertson@verizonwireless.com
864-987-2006

MEMPHIS, TN — In response to growing demand for the company's voice and data services, Verizon Wireless has opened a new, full-service Communications Store in Memphis, Tennessee. The new Verizon Wireless Communication Store, located at 2323 North Germantown Parkway, Suite 101 (next to Kohl's), will host a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Bartlett Chamber of Commerce and city officials on Monday, October 29 at 10:30 a.m.

In an effort to celebrate the new store grand opening, Verizon Wireless is hosting a Free Phone Weekend October 19-21. Customers who purchase a phone valued at $49.99 or less with a two-year contract on a new line with a calling plan of $39.99 or higher will get the phone for free (after a $50.00 mail-in rebate).

Verizon Wireless is offering customers a chance to win two free tickets to Tennessee Titans verse the New York Jets NFL game, taking place on December 23 at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee. The winner will be announced on November 1. Additional month-long incentives include waived activation fees, 25% off select accessories and 1,000 Bonus minutes.

The new Memphis store features the full range of Verizon Wireless products and services and is fully staffed for customer service and technical support, allowing customers to speak with Verizon Wireless' highly trained representatives about all of their wireless needs.

The new store also features:

  • A top-of-the-line self-service center with bill payment kiosk
  • An informational video displayed on an LCD screen that provides customers with information on the latest handsets and accessories, the Verizon Wireless network, wireless tips, roadside assistance, customer service, and account management options.

Store hours for the new Memphis store are Monday through Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Store manager Ruby Mays will lead the retail sales team. The store phone number is 901-759-0515.

Verizon Wireless has additional stores in the Memphis area at the following locations:

Collierville
1055 W Poplar Ave
Collierville, TN 38017
901-854-1067

Hacks Cross
7945 Winchester Rd, Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38125
901-368-6822

Poplar
5323 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38119
901-365-2355

Southaven
6870 Airways Blvd.
Southaven, MS 38671
662-349-5665

Union Avenue
1529 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
901-278-2355

Circuit City Locations

American Way
6491 Winchester Rd
Memphis, TN 38115
901-362-7393

Southaven
6680 Southcrest Parkway
Southaven, MS 38671
662-349-1907

The Commons
8045 Giacosa Pl
Memphis, TN 38133
901-386-2037

Kiosk Locations

Peabody Place
150 Peabody Pl Unit # 3
Memphis, TN 38103
901-579-4021

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 62.1 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 67,000 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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