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New Braunfels, Texas, Customers Can Experience The Latest Wireless Devices And Services At The New Verizon Wireless Store

Newest Location Showcases Total Wireless Experience and Exceptional Customer Service

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August 11, 2009

Audrey Lundy
Audrey.Lundy@VerizonWireless.com
972-444-5516

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX — Verizon Wireless will open its newest "Evolution" Communications Store in New Braunfels today. The store, located at 2802 N Interstate 35, Suite H, features the hands-on, state-of-the-art design. It integrates a number of innovative systems and operational enhancements to streamline the sales process and increase customer satisfaction.

Verizon Wireless' newest Communications Store Evolution design features include:

  • A dedicated demo zone that allows customers to explore, experiment and learn using interactive touch-screen work stations or be guided by knowledgeable sales staff.
  • A broad range of Verizon Wireless products and services that are on display. Unlike most other wireless retailers, this includes more than 70 working phones, smartphones, PC cards and other wireless devices that customers can examine and use to make live test calls.
  • Expert sales, customer service and technical support representatives who are available and dedicated to providing the best customer experience in wireless.
  • The company's innovative and unique sales software system: SHOPP (Streamlined Hybrid Order Processing Path), which was developed exclusively by Verizon Wireless to speed the sales process.

"New Braunfels is a great city for both work and play. We are proud to open a new store to serve local residents as well as vacationers," Frank Antonacci, region president for Verizon Wireless. "Customers can feel confident they are not only getting the largest and most reliable network, but also a superior customer experience."

Verizon Wireless employees and the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce will kick-off the festivities at the new Communications Store, with a wire-cutting ceremony Friday, August 14 at 11:30 a.m. During the ceremony, Verizon Wireless will present a donation to the Crisis Center of Comal County in support of their dedication to end family violence in and around New Braunfels. The grand opening celebration will continue with special offers and activities on Saturday, August 15 including several special deals and prizes. Customers can enjoy several giveaways, including:

  • Choose between great door-buster offers:
    • First 10 to sign up to a five-line deal will receive $500 cash back
    • First 50 customers to activate a new two-year line of service will receive a backpack with $50 worth of school supplies
  • Waived activation (Value $35)
  • 25 percent off all accessories
  • Any phone $99.99 or less is FREE with new two-year activation
  • Register to win:
    • Nintendo Wii o Family Four packs to Schlitterbahn Waterparks
    • Family Four packs to Sea World
  • Free food, prizes and more

The Verizon Wireless Communications Store in New Braunfels is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Store manager Danny Rodriguez can be contacted at 830-626-3006.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com.

Editor's Note: Broadcast-quality video and high resolution images of Verizon Wireless' Evolution Store design are available in the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 87,000 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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