Newegg.com Connects with T-Mobile
4/07/2008 Press Release
Newegg’s wireless division welcomes T-Mobile into its expanding services family# # #
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -Newegg.com, one of the largest internet retailers in the US, announced the launch of a new relationship with leading wireless communications provider T-Mobile USA. This marks the second major wireless alliance for Newegg and is a step towards its broader presence in the consumer electronics market.
Recently named “Best Place to Buy Online” by Computer Shopper magazine for the fourth year in a row, Newegg offers one of the broadest selections of technology products online at unbeatable values.
“This joint endeavor is a tremendous new opportunity for the two companies and an integral part of our efforts to expand our wireless service offerings. The addition of T-mobile affirms Newegg as the premier destination for a wide variety of technology and service needs,” said Lawrence Jackowski, Director of Product Management, Wireless Division at newegg.com, “We see Newegg’s alliance with T-Mobile as a great accomplishment for our young Wireless Division and a sign of the remarkable growth opportunity that awaits us.”
The addition of T-Mobile will greatly expand Newegg’s wireless service offerings. Customers can choose from a variety of products, calling plans and service features.
"We are very excited to welcome Newegg as our newest online authorized dealer,” said Jeff Pierce, Sr. Account Manager, Online Partners at T-Mobile, “As one of the world's fastest growing online retailers, Newegg has built their business with an unwavering focus on the customer experience. Newegg’s values create a great synergy with T-Mobile and we look forward to helping their customers better connect with the people who matter most in their lives."
With over 8.7 million registered users to date, Newegg has been moving aggressively beyond its traditional strength in computer products and components into the consumer electronics and wireless communications markets.
Newegg.com is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States, attracting more than 8.7 million registered users and earning industry-leading customer service ratings. Founded in 2001, Newegg Inc. attained approximately $1.9 billion in revenue in 2007. “Those who know” — IT professionals, do-it-yourself computer enthusiasts, avid online gamers, students, small-to-midsize businesses, resellers and consumers — consider newegg.com their top choice for computer and IT products and consumer electronics. At its award-winning Web site, www.newegg.com, shoppers can compare a comprehensive selection of the latest high-tech products, view detailed product descriptions, pictures, how to information and customers reviews, and interact with other members of the technology and gaming community. Newegg.com is headquartered in City of Industry, Calif. For more information, visit www.newegg.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
About T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile USA, Inc., is the U.S. operation of Deutsche Telekom AG’s Mobile Communications Business, and a wholly owned subsidiary of T-Mobile International, one of the world’s leading companies in mobile communications. By the end of the fourth quarter of 2007, 120 million mobile customers were served by the mobile communication segments of the Deutsche Telekom group — 28.7 million by T-Mobile USA — all via a common technology platform based on GSM, the world’s most widely used digital wireless standard. T-Mobile’s innovative wireless products and services help empower people to connect effortlessly to those who matter most. Multiple independent research studies continue to rank T-Mobile highest, in numerous regions throughout the U.S. in wireless customer care. For more information, please visit www.t-mobile.com. T-Mobile is a federally registered trademark of Deutsche Telekom AG.
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