Verizon Wireless and Comcast Team up to Deliver Great Video Entertainment, Communications and Intern

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Verizon Wireless and Comcast Team up to Deliver Great Video Entertainment, Communications and Internet Experiences in New Florida Markets

Offers and Incentives Bring New and Existing Customers More Value, Convenience and Choice

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Verizon Wireless and Comcast today announced they will sell each other's services in additional markets across Florida including Southwest Florida (Estero, Fort Myers, Port Charlotte, and Naples); Central Florida (Altamonte Springs, Clermont, Inverness, Kissimmee Orlando, and Sebring); and Treasure Coast (Port St. Lucie and Stuart). Together, the companies will deliver a variety of offers and incentives for new and existing customers in these Florida markets and other markets which were launched earlier this year. Now, consumers looking to stay connected to the people and things they love while at home or on the go have new options for outstanding video, phone, Internet and wireless services.


Qualified customers of both Comcast and Verizon Wireless could be eligible for a variety of offers and incentives, including Visa® prepaid cards valued up to $300, a Comcast HD DVR at no additional cost for six months, and/or a complimentary 12-month upgrade to Blast!, the Xfinity Internet service that provides download speeds of up to 30 Mbps with PowerBoost®.

"Our momentum with Comcast in delivering these value packages in other markets is continually receiving praise and high satisfaction from customers," said Pam Tope, Florida Region president for Verizon Wireless. "Because mobility is a top priority for the consumer, we have developed an offering that provides a terrific wireless, entertainment and communications experience in one spot. Comcast's product suite combined with the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is the ideal complement to complete the package."

Barbara Hagen, Area Vice President for Comcast in Southwest Florida said, "Together with Verizon Wireless, we're delivering more value for more consumers by providing an entertainment and communications solution that aligns with their increasingly mobile lifestyles. For decades, Comcast has invested in building a national network that makes our data, voice and TV services widely available. Today, we're taking that a step further by also giving our customers the flexibility and reliability of Verizon Wireless' network to access their Xfinity services while on the go."

In addition to these newly launched markets in Southwest, Central and Treasure Coast Florida, Comcast and Verizon Wireless are also extending these offers to several cities across California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia. Verizon Wireless and Comcast have previously introduced offers in other cities in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah and Washington.

Consumers can order Verizon Wireless plans and devices through Comcast by calling (855) 704-7400. More details, including availability and eligibility, can be found at www.comcast.com/vzw. Eligible consumers also have the flexibility to purchase these services at select Verizon Wireless Communications stores. Additional details can be found at www.verizonwireless.com/xfinity.

For customers who wish to sign up in person, these packages are available at the following new retail locations:

Southwest Florida

 

23200 Via Villagio

Estero, FL 33928


 

9002 Rolfes Road, Suite 4

Fort Myers, FL 33966

 

13620 S Tamiami Trail

Fort Myers, FL 33912

 

2275 Pine Ridge Rd., Suite 110

Naples, FL 34109

 

36 9th St South

Naples, FL 34102

 

1750 Tamiami Trail, STE 3

Port Charlotte, FL 33948

 

Central Florida

 

410 E Altamonte Drive


Suite 1000

Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

 

1415 East SR 50

Clermont, FL 34711

 

2625 East Gulf To Lake Hwy Inverness, FL 34453

 

1340 W. Osceola Pkwy

Suite 101

Kissimmee, FL 34741

 

7720 S. Orange Blossom Trail Orlando, FL 32809

 

3120 S. Kirkman Road Orlando, FL 32811

 

626 N. Alafaya Trail, Suite 109 Orlando, FL 32828

 

4223 Sebring Parkway

Sebring, FL 33870

 

Treasure Coast

 

2040 SE Federal Hwy


Stuart, FL 34994

 

1689 NW Saint Lucie West Blvd.

Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves nearly 96 million retail customers, including 90.4 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 75,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

About Comcast Cable

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.



Verizon Wireless
Chuck Hamby, 813-615-4803
chuck.hamby@verizonwireless.com
or
Comcast
David Grabert, 561-227-4286
David_Grabert@cable.comcast.com

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