POTEAU, OK — In an effort to continue providing the best service to the growing number of customers in Poteau, Okla., Verizon Wireless, the leading wireless company with the most reliable voice and data network, including the nation's largest wireless 3G broadband network, will celebrate the opening of a new communications store with a ribbon cutting on Sept. 26.
Located at 2208 N. Broadway, across from Western Sizzlin' Restaurant, the new store offers consumers hands-on interaction with the latest wireless products, including the BlackBerry® Tour with personalized service in a comfortable setting from knowledgeable wireless professionals. Customers will also be able to take advantage of special promotions including free phones and significant discounts on accessories during the grand-opening celebration.
"Our new store in Poteau will provide our customers with more convenience and all us to continue providing residents with the finest wireless service possible," says Brian Kimes, district manager for Verizon Wireless. "We are committed to providing the best network, best products and services and the best customer experience in the industry."
New stores are only a part of the company's efforts to add convenience for customers in the area. Verizon Wireless is also continually working to increase network capacity and coverage and enhance the overall customer wireless experience throughout the country. Verizon Wireless has invested more than $50 billion since it was formed -- $5.5 billion on average every year -- to increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide network and to add new services. Already this year, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $20.9 million in Oklahoma to advance and expand its network capabilities.
Former Alltel customers in Poteau already have been added to the Verizon Wireless Mobile-to-Mobile Calling family, and may now call any of the more than 87 million customers without using their plan minutes. Customers also have access to high-value services such as Friends and Family® (formerly My Circle).
The Poteau store hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information about Verizon Wireless please visit www.verizonwireless.com.
About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 87,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit 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.####