AT&T Celebrates Upgraded Retail Presence in Charleston

Relocated Store in Town Center Mall is 2x Bigger, Offering A More Hands-On, Interactive Shopping Experience

Dec 08, 2010, 08:00 ET from AT&T Inc.

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To address the growing demand for advanced wireless data products and services, AT&T* today announced the grand opening of its relocated store in the Town Center Mall in Charleston.

The re-located store is two times bigger, approximately 2,250 square feet, and has a state-of-the-art design and layout that lets customers "try before they buy" today's advanced wireless products and services. Trained sales consultants can provide demonstrations of a wide range of wireless products and services. Customers can test out the latest smart phones, quick messaging devices, or learn how to get the most out of social networking or GPS navigation services on an AT&T device.

"The new location showcases our wide portfolio of advanced wireless voice and data products in an innovative way that lets customers touch and feel today's most exciting new services before they make their selection," said Erika K. Thompson-Kemp, vice president and general manager of AT&T in West Virginia and Virginia.

Located in the Town Center Mall on the second floor near the Court Street side, the store is led by wireless veteran Bobby Hanson and has 11 consultants who can assist consumers and businesses with device selection, technical assistance and customer support. Hours of operation are Monday – Saturday 10 a.m.9 p.m. and Sunday 12:30 p.m.6 p.m. As part of the store's grand opening celebration, AT&T will have special offers between December 9 – 12 including a free Samsung messaging phone after $50 mail-in-rebate AT&T Promotion Card with activation on a new two-year service agreement and minimum $20/month messaging or data plan.**

AT&T operates nearly 30 AT&T-owned retail locations in West Virginia. AT&T's products and services are also available at a number of other authorized dealers and national retail locations.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

** Free Samsung messaging phone after Instant savings and mail-in-rebate. Pay $49.99 and after $30 instant savings and after mail-in-rebate receive a $50 AT&T Promotion Card. +Card valid for 120 days wherever major credit cards are accepted. May be used to pay wireless bill. Not redeemable for cash and cannot be used at ATMs or gas pumps. Some restrictions and other charges apply. See terms at store or at *Offer available December 9-12 2010 at participating AT&T company owned stores and Authorized Retailers. Subject to Wireless Customer Agreement. Taxes and other charges may apply. See representative for details. Promotion Card: Allow 60 days for fulfillment. You must be a customer for 30 consecutive days to receive Promotion Card.

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