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Verizon Wireless And Comcast Team Up In Albuquerque, Santa Fe And Las Cruces, New Mexico To Deliver Great Video Entertainment, Communications And Internet Experiences

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

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July 22, 2012

Jenny Weaver
Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com 
480-763-6321

 

Cindy Parsons
cindy_parsons@cable.comcast.net
303-888-8550

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Verizon Wireless and Comcast will sell each other’s services in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Las Cruces and deliver a variety of offers and incentives for new and existing customers.  Now, consumers in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Las Cruces 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.

Based on the package chosen, customers of both Comcast and Verizon Wireless could qualify 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 complementary 12-month upgrade to Blast!, the Xfinity® Internet service that provides download speeds of up to 30 Mbps with PowerBoost®.  Also, eligible customers could now qualify for 12 months free of AnyPlayfrom Xfinity, which enables customers to choose to use their home Wi-Fi service to stream their live TV subscription to their iPad and Android™  tablets within the home.  

“Our work with Comcast in delivering these value packages in other markets continues to receive praise and drive high satisfaction from our customers,” said Andrés Irlando, president, Southwest Region for Verizon Wireless.

“Because we know mobility is a top priority for consumers, we have an offering that combines the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network and Comcast’s product suite giving customers a stellar wireless, entertainment and communications experience.”

Chris Dunkeson, Vice President and General Manager for Comcast New Mexico, said, “Together with Verizon Wireless, we’re delivering more value for more consumers by providing an entertainment and communications solution that aligns with their lifestyles.  Now, Comcast customers in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Las Cruces will have the option of building a great in-home experience through our Xfinity services, along with the reliability of Verizon Wireless’ network while on the go.”

In addition to Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Las Cruces, Comcast and Verizon Wireless are expanding these offers to several cities across Florida and Arizona today.  Verizon Wireless and Comcast have previously introduced this offer in other cities in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah and Washington.

Consumers have the flexibility to order these services in person at select Verizon Wireless Communications Stores or by calling 1-855-704-7400.  More details, including availability and eligibility, can be found at www.verizonwireless.com/xfinity or www.comcast.com/wireless.

For customers who wish to sign up in person, these packages are available at the following retail locations in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Las Cruces:

  • 7900 San Pedro NE, Suite C5, Albuquerque
  • 4411 San Mateo Boulevard NE, Suite E-07, Albuquerque
  • 6600 Menaul Boulevard, Suite A-007, Albuquerque
  • 9935 Coors Bypass NW, Albuquerque
  • 2201 Louisiana Boulevard, Albuquerque  
  • 5737 Menaul Boulevard NE, Albuquerque
  • 3545 Zafarano Drive, Suite C, Santa Fe
  • 2001 E. Lohman Avenue, Suite 1, Las Cruces
  • 700 S. Telshor Boulevard, Suite 1112, Las Cruces

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 78,000 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.

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