Verizon Wireless Expands Retail Presence In Lawrenceville, New Jersey

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ — Verizon Wireless has expanded its retail presence with the addition of a new store within a P.C. Richard & Son showroom in Lawrenceville. This location marks the 12th New Jersey Verizon Wireless store within a P.C. Richard & Son showroom and the first in Mercer County. In honor of the opening and P.C. Richards & Son's 100th anniversary, Verizon Wireless will make a $2,500 HopeLine® donation to Womanspace — the only agency in Mercer County serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

With the addition of the Verizon Wireless kiosk, P.C. Richard & Son customers now have easy access to the latest wireless phones, devices and accessories, plus a variety of service plans on the nation's most reliable wireless voice and 3G data network.

"At P.C. Richard & Son, we have the largest display and selection of quality, name-brand appliances and electronics," said Gregg Richard, president. "We're excited to offer our customers the added convenience of an industry-leading wireless store in our showrooms. Verizon Wireless offers cutting-edge products and reliability our customers can count on."

The new Verizon Wireless store at P.C. Richard & Son is located at: 3350 U.S. Highway 1. Store hours are: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Verizon Wireless will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the kiosk located within the P.C. Richard & Son store, including hiring, inventory and displays.

"Like Verizon Wireless, P.C. Richard & Son is synonymous with honesty, integrity and reliability," said Mario Turco, president of Verizon Wireless' Philadelphia Tri-State Region. "Both our companies have a longstanding commitment to providing customers with the highest quality shopping experience and superior customer service. This new relationship means added convenience for customers."

Staffed by knowledgeable wireless professionals, the new kiosks offer consumers a broad range of services and equipment, including popular devices like the HTC Imagio, Blackberry Tour and the Samsung Rogue, as well as new service features including Verizon Wireless' Friends & Family® which lets customers on eligible calling plans enjoy unlimited calling to up to 10 numbers on any network, anytime, anywhere in America without using plan minutes.

In addition, Friends & Family for Business and Verizon Wireless business solutions, like unlimited e-mail and Web browsing plans, now are more convenient for local business people. The new Nationwide Small Business SharePlan, with shared Anytime Minutes, unlimited Mobile to Mobile calls to over 89 million other Verizon Wireless customers, and consolidated billing, will provide the best value in wireless for small businesses.

Verizon Wireless offers customers many reasons to shop at its stores, kiosks and online. Verizon Wireless has the largest and most reliable 3G network coverage area in the United States. Its 3G data network provides its customers in more locations than any other wireless carrier the ability to browse the web faster with quicker page loading times, quickly download and play music, watch streaming video, send e-mails with attachments, download and play 3D games, video conference with contacts and rapidly share files. View a map of Verizon Wireless' 3G coverage, compared with competitors' 3G coverage at http://vzwmap.verizonwireless.com/dotcom/coveragelocator/images/maps/3Gcomparison.pdf.

To increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide network and to add new services, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $50 billion since it was formed in 2000.

For a complete list of all new Verizon Wireless stores within P.C. Richard & Son locations please visit www.pcrichard.com/vzw. More information about Verizon Wireless products and services is available at www.verizonwireless.com or by calling1-800-2-JOIN IN.

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving 89 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 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.

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