News Release

Verizon Wireless Communication Stores 'Open For Business' In The Wake Of Hurricane Ike

Mobile Stores and Wireless Emergency Communication Centers Open

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September 14, 2008

Gretchen LeJeune
gretchen.lejeune@verizonwireless.com
713-204-2100

Sheryl Sellaway
sheryl.sellaway@verizonwireless.com
678-339-5564

HOUSTON, TX — Several Verizon Wireless Communication Stores have re-opened in the wake of Hurricane Ike. Mobile stores and Wireless Emergency Communication Centers (WECCs) have also been deployed to some of the most impacted areas in Houston and Beaumont. Mobile stores are fully stocked with accessories, phones and BroadbandAccess cards. In addition, Verizon Wireless is offering residents the opportunity to make free phone calls and free phone charging, regardless of carrier.

Verizon Wireless Communication Stores Open
The following Verizon Wireless Communication Stores are open:

  • Greenway Plaza - 3817 Southwest Freeway
  • Kirkwood - 11820 Westheimer
  • River Oaks - 2071 Westheimer
  • Sugarland - 2109 Highway 6
  • Uptown - 1670 Post Oak Blvd.
  • Baytown - 6560 Garth Rd., Ste. 100
  • Clear Lake - 19222 Gulf Freeway
  • Pearland - 10904 Memorial Herman Dr.
  • Copperfield - 15749 FM 529
  • Cypress Mills - 26036 Highway 290
  • Fry Road - 1122 Fry Road
  • Spring - 5941 FM 2920
  • Tomball – 28301 Tomball Pkwy, Ste 800
  • West Road - 10721 North Fwy
  • Willowbrook - 17903 Hwy 249
  • Cleveland - 426 West Southline St.
  • College Station - 1808 Texas Avenue South, Ste 100
  • Conroe - 1304 W Davis
  • Deerbrook - 20143 Highway 59 N
  • Sawdust - 448 Sawdust
  • Beaumont - 4125 Dowlen Rd.
  • Liberty - 1201 N Main St.
  • Lake Charles - 600 W. Prien Lake Rd.
  • Port Arthur - 8565 Memorial Blvd, Ste 130

Wireless Emergency Communication Centers (WECCs) available:

Wireless Emergency Communication Centers offering residents the opportunity to make free phone calls and free phone charging, regardless of carrier, are open:

  • League City – 2805 Gulfway, Ste. E
  • Conroe at Home Depot - 19103 I-45
  • Pinpoint Communications – Beaumont – Frontage Rd. (next to Home Depot)

Wireless Emergency Communication Centers are stocked with accessories, phones and BroadbandAccess cards available for sale.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 68.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 70,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: 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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