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Verizon Wireless Workshops Offered In Grand Forks, North Dakota

Free Online and In-Store Workshops; Online Q&A Sessions Also Available

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October 31, 2011

Karen Smith

Maureen Cahill

GRAND FORKS, ND — Whether upgrading smartphones, switching to new devices, or looking for more information about specific operating systems, Grand Forks residents have the opportunity to get answers to their questions and become more savvy about new technology at Wireless Workshops.

A growing number of customers are attending the free workshops and more are being offered to meet the demand. More than 28,000 customers nationwide have participated in the workshops (both online and in stores) since they were expanded across the country this past April. Customers can attend the workshops in-person at the Grand Forks Verizon Wireless Communications store at 3221 32nd Ave. S. at the following times:

  • Nov. 5, 8-9 a.m. (Apple iPhone 4S Workshop)
  • Nov. 19, 8-9 a.m. (Android Basic Workshop)

“We are pleased to see so many customers enjoying and getting great benefits from the Wireless Workshops,” said Seamus Hyland, president–Great Plains region, Verizon Wireless. “The sessions provide real value for our customers who gain a better understanding of how their devices can become an even more important tool that adds value in their day-to-day lives. Our goal is to continue to make the Verizon experience the very best in wireless.”

The workshops are led by Verizon Wireless’ own specially trained data experts and sales representatives who are steeped in the details of all operating systems on smartphones, tablets and the variety of other devices on sale at Verizon Wireless stores and run between one and two hours in length. In addition to in-store workshops, the company offers many of the same workshops online in English as well as some in Spanish on-demand at

Customers can also attend live online Q&A sessions where Verizon Wireless representatives answer participants’ questions about devices and operating systems. A list of upcoming online Q&A sessions is available on the Wireless Workshops website.

Customers interested in attending a Wireless Workshop in-person may register online at or visit the Grand Forks Verizon Wireless Communications store for more information. Visitors to the site will find a list of participating stores in their area as well as the schedule for each location. For a sneak peak at a Wireless Workshop, visit the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at, or the Verizon WirelessTV channel on YouTube™ at

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 107.7 million total wireless connections, including 90.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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