Verizon Wireless Continues Aggressive Expansion Of New Retail Locations in San Diego Area

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from Verizon Wireless

    SAN DIEGO, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to growing demand for
 wireless communications products and services, Verizon Wireless has opened
 four new retail locations in San Diego, including stores in Del Mar and
 Stonecrest Plaza, and sales kiosks in Encinitas and Carmel Valley.  Verizon
 Wireless now owns and operates 15 retail stores and kiosks throughout the
 area.
     "With the cost of wireless communications products and airtime becoming
 more affordable everyday, the demand for service is growing rapidly," said
 Clay Berryhill, director of sales for Verizon Wireless.  "Our Verizon Wireless
 Communications Stores enable us to get closer to our customers and provide the
 products and calling plans that best meet their specific needs.  Customers who
 visit our retail stores and sales kiosks receive personalized attention from
 wireless communications experts."
     Verizon Wireless retail stores offer a premier line of digital wireless
 phones, data products and hands-free calling accessories.  Customers can check
 out the latest wireless Internet and two-way text messaging services,
 including MobileWeb, Mobile Messenger and Mobile Office.  The stores also
 offer a variety of phones in all price ranges, from the Motorola 2260 with
 changeable color phone covers ($39.99 -- two-year service activation required)
 to the Verizon Wireless web-ready, Palm-powered Smartphone from Kyocera
 ($499.99 -- one-year service activation required).
 
     The store addresses and hours of operation are as follows:
 
      Verizon Wireless - Del Mar
      2683 Via De La Valle, Ste L
      Del Mar, CA 92014
      Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
      Verizon Wireless - Stonecrest
      3737 Murphy Canyon Rd.
      San Diego, CA 92123
      Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
      Verizon Wireless - Encinitas
      1060 N. El Camino Real
      Encinitas, CA 92024
      Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
      Verizon Wireless - Carmel Valley
      3861 Valley Center Dr.
      San Diego, CA 92130
      Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
     About Verizon Wireless
     Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the
 U.S. with 28 million wireless voice and data customers.  The coast-to-coast
 wireless provider was formed by the combination of the U.S. wireless
 businesses of Verizon Communications (NYSE:   VZ) and Vodafone
 (NYSE:   VOD; London), including Bell Atlantic Mobile, AirTouch Cellular, GTE
 Wireless and PrimeCo Personal Communications.  Verizon Wireless has a
 footprint covering more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, 49 of the top
 50 and 96 of the top 100 U.S. markets.  The company, headquartered in
 Bedminster, NJ, is 40,000 employees strong.  Reporters and editors can find
 more information about the company on the Web at
 http://www.verizonwireless.com.
 
 

SOURCE Verizon Wireless
    SAN DIEGO, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to growing demand for
 wireless communications products and services, Verizon Wireless has opened
 four new retail locations in San Diego, including stores in Del Mar and
 Stonecrest Plaza, and sales kiosks in Encinitas and Carmel Valley.  Verizon
 Wireless now owns and operates 15 retail stores and kiosks throughout the
 area.
     "With the cost of wireless communications products and airtime becoming
 more affordable everyday, the demand for service is growing rapidly," said
 Clay Berryhill, director of sales for Verizon Wireless.  "Our Verizon Wireless
 Communications Stores enable us to get closer to our customers and provide the
 products and calling plans that best meet their specific needs.  Customers who
 visit our retail stores and sales kiosks receive personalized attention from
 wireless communications experts."
     Verizon Wireless retail stores offer a premier line of digital wireless
 phones, data products and hands-free calling accessories.  Customers can check
 out the latest wireless Internet and two-way text messaging services,
 including MobileWeb, Mobile Messenger and Mobile Office.  The stores also
 offer a variety of phones in all price ranges, from the Motorola 2260 with
 changeable color phone covers ($39.99 -- two-year service activation required)
 to the Verizon Wireless web-ready, Palm-powered Smartphone from Kyocera
 ($499.99 -- one-year service activation required).
 
     The store addresses and hours of operation are as follows:
 
      Verizon Wireless - Del Mar
      2683 Via De La Valle, Ste L
      Del Mar, CA 92014
      Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
      Verizon Wireless - Stonecrest
      3737 Murphy Canyon Rd.
      San Diego, CA 92123
      Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
      Verizon Wireless - Encinitas
      1060 N. El Camino Real
      Encinitas, CA 92024
      Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
      Verizon Wireless - Carmel Valley
      3861 Valley Center Dr.
      San Diego, CA 92130
      Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
     About Verizon Wireless
     Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless communications provider in the
 U.S. with 28 million wireless voice and data customers.  The coast-to-coast
 wireless provider was formed by the combination of the U.S. wireless
 businesses of Verizon Communications (NYSE:   VZ) and Vodafone
 (NYSE:   VOD; London), including Bell Atlantic Mobile, AirTouch Cellular, GTE
 Wireless and PrimeCo Personal Communications.  Verizon Wireless has a
 footprint covering more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, 49 of the top
 50 and 96 of the top 100 U.S. markets.  The company, headquartered in
 Bedminster, NJ, is 40,000 employees strong.  Reporters and editors can find
 more information about the company on the Web at
 http://www.verizonwireless.com.
 
 SOURCE  Verizon Wireless