San Diego -
has expanded the retail distribution of its Jitterbug prepaid cellphone and service to P.C. Richard & Son, which will carry the Jitterbug J phone in all 65 of its outlets.
GreatCall's services and handsets are sold nationwide at such retailers as Best Buy, Sears, Sears Hometown Stores, RadioShack Dealer Franchise stores, Fry's Electronics and ShopKo, as well as direct to consumers at (800) 918-8543 and online at GreatCall.com.
Jitterbug phones are targeted to people who want simple-to-use phones. They feature large, backlit buttons; a soft ear cushion to improve sound quality; and live, U.S.-based customer service available around the clock seven days a week.
GreatCall also offers customers a variety of services through the handsets, including health and wellness services. One service, LiveNurse, offers unlimited 24/7 access to a live registered nurse. Wellness Calls offer information for relaxing, motivating and overall well-being, and the MyWorld service provides local weather, daily trivia, updates on a favorite sports team or stock investment, and other personalized information.
PC Richard stores are located in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.