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Petra Expands Its Mobile Biz With Consumer Cellular Fare

Updated! Petra Industries1, the national tech distributor, has added Consumer Cellular products to its growing mobile roster for independent dealers.

The MVNO, which was recently ranked tops among non-contract service brands and marked its 2 millionth customer last fall, is presently represented within Petra s Maximum Mobility line by a six-item assortment that includes the carrier’s Envoy and Doro PhoneEasy 626 flip phones; compatible Motorola Moto E and G LTE smartphones; SIM cards; and a Motorola Moto E accessory kit, which includes a case, charger and MicroUSB cord.234

Related: Consumer Cellular Tries Tablets5

Consumer Cellular meets a demand from Petra customers and we are excited to welcome them to the team, said Tate Morgan, president of the Edmond, Okla.-based distributor.

Their proven track record and exceptional customer service is something that we at Petra are proud to have in common with them and look forward to our future together. Consumer Cellular joins a Petra mobile assortment that includes phones and accessories by prepaid providers GoPhone/AT&T, Net 10 and Tracfone, and unlocked handsets by such brands as Blu, Motorola, RCA, SuperSonic and Whoop. Petra s mobile offerings also extend to tablets, headphones and accessories including cases, chargers, cables, batteries, portable power, Bluetooth speakers, stands, mounts, armbands and power boosters.

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  1. ^ Petra Industries (www.twice.com)
  2. ^ ranked tops (www.twice.com)
  3. ^ 2 millionth customer (www.twice.com)
  4. ^ Motorola Moto E accessory kit (www.petra.com)
  5. ^ Consumer Cellular Tries Tablets (www.twice.com)

International Mobile Phone Recycling Day Helping Domestic …£

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ARKANSAS (KFSM) — A lot of us have old phones and accessories cluttering up our junk drawers, and Wednesday (Jan. 27) is International Mobile Phone Recycling Day.

Kimberly Jean Misener with Verizon Wireless came to visit with 5NEWS This Morning on the importance of recycling your old cell phones.

It will help prevent poisoning the earth.

Mobile phones contain harmful materials, such as arsenic, lead, and mercury especially their batteries. Throwing your old phone away usually means it ends up in landfill, where the harmful materials would be free to harm the environment and cause serious dangers.

You could preserve precious natural resources.Your phone may no longer be working, but it does not mean that all of its parts are useless. Many phones still have components such as copper, silver, gold, and palladium that are worth preserving and recycling.

It could help a domestic violence victim. Verizon is a longtime advocate of domestic violence victims and the agencies that support them. Through Verizon’s HopeLine program, we collect used mobile phones from any carrier, refurbish them and donate them to shelters and support organizations. Nationwide,they have collected more than 11 million phones nearly 200,000 were donated to domestic violence victims. Verizon has also awarded nearly $30 million in cash grants to domestic violence organizations. http://www.verizon.com/about/responsibility/hopeline1

The HopeLine program has helped many victims right here in Arkansas. In fact, the Fort Smith Crisis Intervention Center and the Northwest Arkansas Women s Shelter are one of many HopeLine grant recipients in Arkansas.

How can 5NEWS viewers donate their old mobile phones to HopeLine? You can drop off phones at any Verizon store to donate to the program.

References

  1. ^ http://www.verizon.com/about/responsibility/hopeline (www.verizon.com)

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Thieves target mobile phone shop in early morning raid

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MOBILE phones and accessories were stolen from a town centre shop after thieves smashed the shops window. Police were called to a phone accessories shop in Regent Street shortly after 6am on Tuesday, December 15 following reports that a window had been smashed and stock taken from inside, including a number of mobile phones and accessories. A spokesman for Wiltshire Police said: “It is believed there was also an attempted break in at Costa Coffee nearby during the same time. Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area overnight should call police on 101.”

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