Monday, October 18, 2021

Radio Shack’s new local owners

The new owners of Radio Shack are the Langs, a father and son team. SUBMITTED PHOTO

The new owners of Radio Shack are the Langs, a father and son team. SUBMITTED PHOTO

By Kathleen Zehler

As of July 2012, the Marco Island Radio Shack took new ownership under a dynamic Father/Son Team. This Radio Shack is not your norm, Thomas and Derek Lang are changing the way the islanders can obtain their every need for almost all electronics from cell phones & wireless contracts, accessories, home theater and networks installations, trouble shooting of electronics, security systems and much more.

The Langs have been residents of Marco Island for over 7 years and have shown the community their support through various activities such as coaching sports, recently giving a flash drive to every student going back to school, sponsoring sports teams, and more. Thomas’ wife, Christine, is a local MICMS schoolteacher and they have a son Jason at the MICMS and daughter Emily who is in 10th grade AICE at Lely High School. Derek is a graduate from Ohio State with a solid background in Engineering & Technology with expertise on high-end security installations overseas. Thomas has a Masters degree from Case Western Reserve University and is a U.S. Army Veteran. Thomas was a Professor for the University of Miami teaching Computer Information Systems, and for the last 10 years has worked in Government Counter Terrorism and threat assessment and analysis throughout the Middle East. They now bring their wealth of knowledge to the community to make their Radio Shack business the area’s ONE STOP for all of your needs.

Offering “Guaranteed Best Pricing” for all cell phones and contracts, they can run a free comparison through “The Shack Advisor” on your current contract with other carriers giving you a real cost comparison without a biased opinion. Plus, your purchase will come with a FREE 24 Hours Tech Support. Products available are AT&T, Sprint, Virgin Mobile, Boost and more with Verizon coming soon. And…you can now fix that cracked phone or tablet, laptop screen right here on the island along with many other repairs that may arise.

They are an Authorized APPLE reseller and will also carry all the latest accessories as well as technical support and tutoring. Boaters and Beach Goers will be more than impressed with their full line of Waterproof Accessories for phones, radios, etc.

Laptops, iPads, Phones, Security Home Systems, Home Theatres, Radar Detectors, Video Equipment, printers, HURRICANE SUPPLIES…., but still carrying the normal Radio Shack items you know, starting with batteries, radios, RC Toys, electronic components and more. It’s your one stop store that offers you all the service you require even after you walk out the door!!

Watch for their The Grand Opening in October, the expansion of their store, and future Seminars with free Technology Classes to assist you!

Hours: 9am – 6pm Monday – Saturday, Closed Sunday. Expanded hours during ‘IN’ season – 239-394-5888. 1000 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, FL 34145.

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