Verizon Wireless Opens New Retail Location In Reno

Verizon Wireless Opens New Retail Location In Reno

May 8, 2001



In response to growing demand for wireless communications products and services, Verizon Wireless has opened its newest retail kiosk in Reno. Located at 5000 Meadowood Mall Circle, in the Meadowood Mall, the sales kiosk features a wide variety of wireless products and services, including a premier line of pricing plans, digital wireless phones, data products and hands-free calling accessories.

Customers can check out the latest wireless Internet products, including Mobile WebSM and Mobile OfficeSM, as well as a variety of phones in all price ranges, from the Motorola 2260 with changeable color phone covers ($19.99 - two-year service activation required) to the Verizon Wireless web ready, Palm-powered Smartphone from Kyocera ($499.99 - one-year service activation required).

"Verizon Wireless customers have access to the largest, most advanced network in the country," said Keith Ard, Director of Retail Stores. "Verizon Wireless' retail locations add to our nationwide popularity by offering local residents the opportunity to 'join in' at convenient locations that offer the latest wireless communications products and services."

The Meadow Mall kiosk is the third Verizon Wireless retail location in the Reno Area. The new sales kiosk is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Verizon Wireless also has retail stores located in Reno at 5000 Smithridge Drive and in Sparks at 584 McCarran Boulevard.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the U.S. with more than 27 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 96 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.