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Three New Verizon Wireless Authorized Retail Locations Now Open In Westchester County, New York

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June 23, 2009

David Samberg
David.Samberg@VerizonWireless.com
845-365-7212Gisela Lopez
Gisela.Lopez@vivianipr.com  
973-968-7928

ORANGEBURG, NY — Verizon Wireless today announced the opening of three new authorized retail outlets in Westchester County making shopping for the company’s wireless voice and data products more convenient for local residents and businesses. The three new stores now offering a wide variety of wireless phones, accessories and service from Verizon Wireless are:

  • Paging Concepts located in the Jefferson Valley Mall on 650 Lee Blvd. in Yorktown Heights. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Paging Concepts in the Galleria Mall at 100 Main Street in White Plains. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • United Telecom at 302 Fifth Ave. in Pelham. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5:00 p.m.

The two new Paging Concepts stores are owned by Adam Gitlitz, a Verizon Wireless authorized retailer for the past 16 years with 17 locations in the New York Metro area.

United Telecom, in Pelham, is owned by Harpreet Katari who has been a Verizon Wireless authorized retailer for seven years and now has 23 locations in the New York Metro area.

Customers may activate Verizon Wireless service at the new stores and shop for the latest in wireless technology including popular devices like the BlackBerry® Storm™ and new service features including Verizon Wireless Friends & Family® which lets customers on eligible calling plans enjoy unlimited calling to up to 10 numbers on any network, anytime, anywhere in America without using plan minutes.

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 approximately 2,000 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 and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 86.6 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 86,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit 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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