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Hot-Selling BlackBerry® Storm™ Back In Stock In Select Stores Friday in Colorado, Idaho, Montana and Utah

First availability on store shelves since November 21st launch

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December 17, 2008

Bob Kelley
Robert.Kelley@VerizonWireless.com
303-694-8990

DENVER, CO — The world's first touch screen BlackBerry® smart phone returns to select Verizon Wireless stores on Friday, December 19, in Colorado, Idaho, Montana and Utah just in time for the Holidays. The new shipment of BlackBerry Storm devices is significant, but supplies will still be limited.

The Storm sold out on launch day (November 21) in nearly all U.S. stores, including Verizon Wireless retail outlets in the Mountain Region. To keep up with demand, Verizon Wireless has been filling orders by shipping the device directly to customers as new units become available. While orders can still be direct-shipped, the company made an extra effort to get limited quantities in stock Friday at the stores seeing the greatest demand.

The Storm—with a large, clickable touch screen keyboard; multi-media capabilities like a full HTML browser, 3.2 megapixel camera for pictures and video; secure email; replaceable battery; document editing capability; and Rhapsody music service--is the fastest-selling device Verizon Wireless has ever launched. A global device, it operates on the largest and most reliable 3G network in the U.S.

The Storm returns to the following stores in the Mountain Region on Friday, December 19:

Colorado

  • Park Meadows
  • Cherry Creek
  • 16th Street Mall
  • Colorado Boulevard
  • Southlands (Aurora)
  • North Academy (Colorado Springs)
  • Boulder Crossroads
  • Ft. Collins
  • Grand Junction

Utah

  • Jordan Landing
  • Ft. Union
  • Sugarhouse

Idaho

  • Boise Town Store
  • Idaho Falls

Montana:

  • Bozeman

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