|RadioShack Delivers Special Offers for Launch of Verizon Wireless in Stores Nationwide|
Posted: 15-Sep-2011 [Source: RadioSahck]
[RadioShack launches Verizon Wireless products and services beginning with $100 off most 4G LTE and 3G smartphones.]
Fort Worth, TX -- RadioShack Corp. (NYSE:RSH - News), a leading national retailer of innovative technology products, services and accessories, today announced the arrival of Verizon Wireless products and services in more than 4,400 U.S. company-operated RadioShack locations and through its website, www.RadioShack.com. Together, RadioShack and Verizon Wireless will celebrate the launch with a series of special offers.
Starting today, RadioShack customers will have access to industry-leading smartphones, feature phones and mobile broadband devices from the nation's largest wireless carrier. To mark this significant event, RadioShack will offer $100 off* most Verizon Wireless smartphones, including scorching-fast 4G LTE devices such as the DROID BIONIC by MOTOROLA, the DROID CHARGE by Samsung, the Revolution by LG and the ThunderBolt™ by HTC. RadioShack also will offer $100 off* other iconic 3G smartphones from Verizon Wireless, including the DROID X2 by MOTOROLA and the DROID INCREDIBLE 2 by HTC, among other top-selling handsets. (*Offer available only for a limited time for new or upgrade customers with qualifying two-year service agreement and data feature.)
"The arrival of Verizon Wireless is a definitive enhancement of our multi-carrier retailing proposition. Consumers increasingly expect the freedom to compare and contrast their mobile phone choices in one convenient location," said Jim Gooch, president and chief executive officer for RadioShack Corp. "Giving consumers access to knowledgeable associates plus a wide range of carriers, rate plans, devices, services and accessories helps us build lasting relationships. RadioShack is now well positioned to continue our momentum with consumers in the mobility category."
RadioShack will also offer the $50 Unlimited prepaid plan from Verizon Wireless — featuring monthly unlimited talk, text and Web service on no-contract phones such as the Samsung Intensity™ II Prepaid, Pantech Caper™, LG Revere™ or Verizon Salute. Customers who purchase a no-contract Verizon Wireless phone in-store at RadioShack will receive a $20 RadioShack gift card. Other great offers to celebrate the Verizon Wireless launch include 25 percent off all cases and screen protectors matching Verizon Wireless devices. These offers will only be available for a limited time.
"We are pleased to begin what we anticipate will be a long and fruitful relationship with Verizon Wireless. Today we have strengthened our wireless portfolio and have given our customers an authoritative, compelling selection of phones, service plans and accessories for their connected lifestyles," said Scott Young, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for RadioShack Corp.
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