Consumer Cellular Adds Envoy Feature Phone and Huawei Vision to Device Portfolio

  Consumer Cellular Adds Envoy Feature Phone and Huawei Vision to Device

 Phones debut at Sears locations in tandem with expansion into the retailer’s
                              “Hometown Stores”

Business Wire

PORTLAND, Ore. -- September 25, 2013

Consumer Cellular (, the number one rated cellphone
service for the third consecutive year and exclusive wireless provider for
AARP members, has added the Envoy – the first phone designed exclusively for
Consumer Cellular – and the Huawei Vision to its product portfolio. Both
devices will be available in Sears locations throughout the country. Along
with the release of these new, no-contract wireless phones, Consumer Cellular
has also expanded its partnership with the retailer to include more than 100
Sears Hometown Stores across the nation.

“We are thrilled to expand our device portfolio and reach more people ―
specifically Sears customers ― with our affordable, no-contract phones and
wireless plans,” said Consumer Cellular CEO John Marick. “The Envoy and Vision
are great examples of the broad range of devices we offer and our expansion
into Sears Hometown Stores not only provides current customers the added
convenience of finding Consumer Cellular products close to home, it also helps
us reach an entirely new audience.”

Designed exclusively for Consumer Cellular, the Envoy offers text messaging,
email, Internet and an MP3 music player in a simple-to-use flip phone. The
phone has familiar touchpad keys for effortless typing and its compact size
and soft-touch coating allows for simple handling and stowing. The Envoy
retails for $34.99. For a full list of Envoy  features, please visit:

Priced at $99.99, the Huawei Vision provides many top features of a premium
smartphone, at a fraction of the cost. The Vision runs on the Android 4.0
platform, an advanced but easy-to-use system, and supports Bluetooth, WiFi,
GPS and a 3.2 MP camera. For a full list of Huawei Vision  features, please

The Envoy and Vision are available at Sears and Sears Hometown Stores across
the nation. Sears Hometown Stores offer products and services across a wide
selection of merchandise categories and carry Sears brand products, as well as
a wide assortment of other national brands. Primarily independently owned and
averaging 8,500-square-feet, Hometown Stores are designed to serve customers
within their local communities.

For more information or to purchase an Envoy or Vision, please visit or call 1-888-345-5509.

About Consumer Cellular

Consumer Cellular is the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members and a
top-rated carrier that provides no-contract cellphones and service plans to
those 50+. Founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have affordable
access to the safety and convenience of cellular service, Consumer Cellular is
privately held with more than 800 employees. The Portland, Ore.-based company
utilizes the nation’s largest voice and data network, covering more than 296
million people – or 97 percent of the U.S. population. Consumer Cellular’s
wireless phones and plans are sold nationwide at leading retailers such as
Sears and RadioShack dealer franchise locations, as well as direct to
consumers at or 800-686-4460. The company has been
ranked on the Inc. 5000 list for four years in a row. For cellphone tutorials,
features, applications and company news, connect with Consumer Cellular on
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+.


Jeff Segvich, 503-546-7870
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