RadioShack welcomes Verizon with special offers

FORT WORTH, Texas — RadioShack has announced that it is celebrating the arrival of Verizon Wireless products and services in more than 4,400 U.S. stores with a series of special offers. 

RadioShack  said it will offer $100 off most Verizon Wireless smartphones, including 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 3G smartphones from Verizon Wireless, including the Droid X2 by Motorola and the Droid Incredible 2 by HTC, among other top-selling handsets. Offers are 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 offers to celebrate the Verizon Wireless launch include 25% off all cases and screen protectors matching Verizon Wireless devices.