Verizon Wireless Celebrates Grand Opening Of Central Arkansas Stores

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Verizon Wireless, the nation's wireless leader in customer loyalty, will celebrate the grand opening of five retail locations in central Arkansas this week. Service in Arkansas officially launched for the first time Dec.15 with the opening of two Communications Stores, located at 12018 Chenal Parkway in Little Rock and 4000 East McCain in North Little Rock, and a kiosk in Park Plaza Mall in Little Rock. Customers can also find Verizon Wireless products at two Circuit City locations, 109 Markham Park Drive in Little Rock and 4339 Warden Road in North Little Rock.

Additionally, customers can shop for Verizon Wireless products and services at two exclusive authorized retailers in central Arkansas. Operated by PrimeXPress, the stores are located at 4423 Camp Robinson Road in Little Rock and 4531 JFK Boulevard in North Little Rock.

"We are excited to be able to offer the people in central Arkansas the nation's best wireless network and customer service here," said Luis M. Cruz, region president for Verizon Wireless. "Our wide range of retail locations will give consumers the opportunity to choose from the most innovative products and services available today."

The grand opening week will kick off on Feb. 1 and will continue through the following weekend, featuring:

Wednesday, Feb. 1



  • "Magic 105" KMJX-FM will broadcast live from Noon — 2 p.m. at Circuit City in Little Rock.

Thursday, Feb. 2


Little Rock:



  • Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Verizon Wireless will conduct a ceremonial "Wire Cutting" event at 10 a.m. During the ceremony, Verizon Wireless will present a donation to the Dorcas House as part of the company's ongoing commitment to domestic violence prevention and awareness.

  • Dallas Cowboys Tour Truck - Mobile Hall of Fame interactive exhibit and accompanying inflatable games for children at the Little Rock store.

North Little Rock:



  • North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Verizon Wireless will conduct a ceremonial "Wire Cutting" event at 2 p.m. During the ceremony, Verizon Wireless will present a donation to Women and Children as part of the company's ongoing commitment to domestic violence prevention and awareness.

  • "KSSN Country" 95.7 FM" will broadcast live from 2 — 4 p.m. at Circuit City in North Little Rock.

Friday, Feb. 3



  • Dallas Cowboys Tour Truck - Mobile Hall of Fame interactive exhibit and accompanying inflatable games for children.

  • "The Edge 100.3" KDJE-FM will broadcast live from 2 — 4 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 4


Little Rock:



  • Meet and receive autographs from the world-famous Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders from Noon — 2 p.m.

  • Meet and receive autographs from Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bradie James from 2 — 3 p.m.

  • Dallas Cowboys Tour Truck - Mobile Hall of Fame interactive exhibit and accompanying inflatable games for children.

North Little Rock:



  • Meet and receive autographs from the world-famous Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders from 3 — 5 p.m.

  • "Alice 107.7" KLAL-FM will broadcast live from 1 — 3 p.m.

Park Plaza Mall:



  • "B 98.5" KURB-FM will broadcast live from 1 — 3 p.m.

The new stores feature a variety of wireless products and services including TXT Messaging, Picture Messaging, NationalAccess wireless Internet access, Ringback tones and Get It Now® applications, including ring tones, games, productivity applications and more. At the new location, customers will find:



  • An extensive customer service and technical support area totaling over 25 percent of the overall retail square footage

  • A top-of-the-line self service center featuring a bill payment kiosk

  • An informational video displayed on a 40" LCD screen, providing current and prospective customers with information on the latest handsets and accessories, wireless tips, roadside assistance, customer service, the Verizon Wireless network and account management options

The new Verizon Wireless Communications Stores are located at 12018 Chenal Parkway in Little Rock and 4000 East McCain in North Little Rock, and are open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Contact Little Rock store manager Keith Myers at (501) 224-9119, North Little Rock store manager David Ward at (501) 812-0039, or Park Plaza Mall assistant store manager Patrick Hughes at (501) 603-0065.

About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 51.3 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at 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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