Verizon Wireless Opens New Retail Location at Gateway Center

Verizon Wireless Opens New Retail Location at Gateway Center

November 8, 2001




In response to the growing demand for Verizon Wireless' communications products, the nation's largest wireless provider has opened a new retail store in Salt Lake City. Located in the Gateway Center, the new retail outlet has created seven new jobs. The company now owns and operates 11 Verizon Wireless Communications stores throughout Utah, which together employ more than 60 people.

"Wireless communications products and services are becoming more affordable everyday especially with our current offering," said Elizabeth Brownson, director of retail stores.

Verizon Wireless' stores offer a premier line of digital wireless phones, data products and hands-free calling accessories. Customers can check out the latest wireless Internet and two-way text messaging services, including MobileWeb, Mobile MessengerSM and Mobile Office.

The new store management, address and hours of operations are:

Verizon Wireless

Store Manager: Stacey Bostwick

49 S. Rio Grande

Salt Lake City

Mon-Sat 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the U.S. with more than 28.7 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 and GTE Wireless. 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.