Verizon Wireless Opens New Store in Palisades Mall

Verizon Wireless Opens New Store in Palisades Mall

Company's Third Retail Location in Rockland

July 16, 2001



In response to the growing demand for the company's voice and data products and services, Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless provider, has opened a new store in the Palisades Mall in West Nyack, the company's second retail location in the mall and its third in Rockland County. Verizon Wireless also operates a kiosk on the mall's third floor, and a retail store in the Nanuet Mall.

The new store is located on the second floor, near the Staples entrance. 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.

"Demand for our wireless services is growing steadily, as more people take advantage of digital calling plans like SingleRate sm Northeast and our popular Mobile Web services," said Stephen Grant, store manager, Verizon Wireless.

The Palisades Mall store is one of 12 new retail locations Verizon Wireless plans to open this year in the New York Metro Region to make shopping for wireless products and services easier and more convenient for customers. The new stores also will create more than 150 sales and customer service positions as well as business opportunities for local construction, architectural and real estate firms.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the U.S. with more than 28 million wireless voice and data customers. The coast-to-coast wireless provider was formed by the combination of the U.S. wireless businesses of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD), including Bell Atlantic Mobile, AirTouch Cellular, GTE Wireless and PrimeCo Personal Communications. Verizon Wireless has a footprint covering more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, 49 of the top 50 and 97 of the top 100 U.S. markets. The company, headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, is 40,000 employees strong. Reporters and editors can find more information about the company on the Web at http://www.verizonwireless.com.