Verizon Offers Free Workshops to Help Consumers in the Upstate Maximize Device Capabilities

GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG, S.C. – To help customers keep up with the blazing speed of technology innovation, Verizon Wireless has announced it will host free local workshops to educate consumers on the basics of wireless platforms and devices. Verizon Wireless is offering a new web resource that allows consumers to search for both basic and advanced local workshops taking place in their area.

Verizon Wireless data experts and sales representatives lead the workshops to educate consumers on key features and capabilities of their smartphones, tablets, and other Verizon Wireless devices. In addition to in-store workshops, the company offers many of the same workshops online in English, as well as some in Spanish, on-demand at

“We are excited to share our expertise with our customers to help them get the most out of their device,” said Jerry Fountain, Verizon Wireless president for the Carolinas and Tennessee. “We understand the fast-paced technology industry and feel the personalized, hands-on training offered through our workshops allows consumers to stay up to speed on technology and learn how to navigate and customize their device.”

Below are the locations, dates and times of the up-coming workshops in the Upstate. For more information, visit

Android: Getting Started Workshop
• Thurs., Feb. 23, 1:00-3:00 p.m., 119 E Blackstock Road, Spartanburg
• Thurs., Mar. 8, 6:30-8:00 p.m., 119 E Blackstock Road, Spartanburg

Apple iPhone 4S Workshop
• Wed., Feb. 22, 6:00-7:00 p.m., 365 Harrison Bridge Road, Simpsonville
• Wed., Feb. 29, 6:00-7:00 p.m., 365 Harrison Bridge Road, Simpsonville
• Thurs., Mar. 1, 1:00-2:00 p.m., 110 E Blackstock Road, Spartanburg
• Mon., Mar. 5, 6:00-7:30 p.m., 469 Congaree Road, Greenville
• Mon., Mar. 19, 6:00-7:30 p.m., 469 Congaree Road, Greenville

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About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 108.7 million total wireless connections, including 92.2 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 82,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit 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

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