|[November 14, 2012]
Verizon Wireless and Comcast Team Up in Brunswick, Maine to Deliver Great Video Entertainment, Communications and Internet Experiences
BRUNSWICK, Maine --(Business Wire)--
Verizon Wireless and Comcast (News - Alert) today announced they will sell each other's
services in Brunswick, Maine and deliver a variety of offers and
incentives for new and existing customers. Now, consumers in and around
Brunswick looking to stay connected to the people and things they love
while on the go or at home have new options for outstanding video,
phone, Internet and wireless services.
Qualified customers of both Comcast and Verizon (News - Alert) 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 50 Mbps.
"Mobility is a top priority for today's consumer," commented Christine
Berberich, New England President for Verizon Wireless (News - Alert). "With Comcast,
we've wrapped leading wireless, entertainment and communications
services into one offering. At home and on the go, customers can expect
a great experience when Comcast's product suite is combined with the
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE (News - Alert) network."
Steve Hackley, Senior Vice President of Comcast's Greater Boston region,
which includes Maine, 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 giving our customers the
flexibility of a great in-home experience with our Xfinity services,
along with the reliability of Verizon Wireless' network while on the go."
In addition to Maine, Comcast and Verizon Wireless are extending these
offers to several cities across California, Connecticut, Florida,
Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas,
Vermont, Virginia andWest 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 retail
locations in Maine:
Verizon Wireless, 2 Gurnet Road, Brunswick, ME
Store Hours: Mon -
Sat: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM; Sun: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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 (News - Alert) (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.
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