Verizon Wireless' New Communications Store In Watsonville, California, Showcases "Evolutionary" Design

WALNUT CREEK, CA — Verizon Wireless, builder and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, today opens its 13th "evolution" Communications Store in the state. The store is the next evolution in the wireless retail experience, offering consumers hands-on interaction with wireless voice, data, music, and video services in a sleek, new full-service environment. The new store is located at 1051 South Green Valley Road in Watsonville, Calif., at the corner of Main Street and Green Valley Road, near Highway 1.

About the store

  • Interactive "demo zone" guided by knowledgeable staff

  • Integrated systems and operational enhancements designed to streamline the sales process and increase customer satisfaction

  • Check-in kiosk enables customers to sign in on arrival and stay informed via monitors that track their place in the queue for service

  • Roomy and easy to locate technical assistance and customer support areas with interactive displays

"Our new 3,573 square-foot store in Watsonville provides plenty of space for both shopping and customer service, in keeping with our commitment to deliver innovative voice and data plans, exciting new devices and services and the best possible wireless experience," said Rich Garwood, regional president of Verizon Wireless.

Verizon Wireless led the industry forward earlier this year with the introduction of new Nationwide Unlimited Anytime Minute Plans. The plans give customers all their calls — anytime to anyone in the U.S., including landline phones — at a flat rate for $99.99 monthly access. In addition, BroadbandAccess Plans offer customers two choices for Internet browsing, e-mail access and downloading files. The new BroadbandAccess plans offer customers monthly data plan options of 50 Megabytes (MB) or 5 Gigabytes (GB) (5,120 MB).

About the investmentVerizon Wireless has invested more than $4.6 billion in California and nearly $44 billion nationally since it was formed — $5.5 billion on average every year — to increase the coverage and capacity of its national network and to add new services.

About the commitmentVerizon Wireless is committed to offering the best possible wireless experience. That includes quality products and services on the nation's most reliable wireless network and superior customer service at more than 2,400 Verizon Wireless stores nationwide, including Verizon Wireless Communications Stores at Circuit City. Customers can also shop and get account information by calling 1-800-2 JOIN IN or by going online at

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 65.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: 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