Locals Eager for Release of iPhone Through Verizon

By: Jerry Askin Email
By: Jerry Askin Email

Millions of customers all across the county can now get the iPhone 4 through Verizon Wireless. Several dozen people in our area were waiting at stores as early as 3:30 Thursday morning for the launching of this very anticipated phone.

Tasha Shackelford who just bought the Verizon Wireless iPhone says, "I made sure to set my alarm extra early this morning just to get here before work."

She goes on to say,"I have always wanted it, I just didn't want to switch phones because I love Verizon."
Adrienne Bryant who just bought the Verizon Wireless iPhone says, "I woke up early because I wanted to be one of the first ones to get one this morning."

The Verizon Wireless store on Thomasville Road opened at 7am.. that's two hours earlier than normal - all because they knew people would be waiting to get this special phone that many customers have been wanting on for years.

A Verizon Wireless spokesperson says what's different about this phone is that they offer a 3G mobile hot spot feature which allows up to five features to access the Internet through the phone.

Verizon Wireless Account Manager Tracy Shelton says, "That means not only can they have the iconic device and browse the Internet, and do everything else you can do with an iPhone, you can also connect a laptop or any other wi-fi enabled device to it as well."

Over 94 million Verizon Wireless customers now have the option to purchase the apple iPhone offered through Verizon Wireless.

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