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Verizon Wireless And Comcast Team Up In Houston 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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October 14, 2012

Gretchen Whitaker
Gretchen.Whitaker@VerizonWireless.com
713-219-8028


Michael Bybee
michael_bybee@cable.comcast.com
713-895-2585

HOUSTON, TX — Verizon Wireless and Comcast today announced they will sell each other’s services in Houston and deliver a variety of offers and incentives for new and existing customers.  Now, consumers in Houston 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 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 Krista Bourne, Houston/Gulf Coast Region President, 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.”

Doug Guthrie, senior vice president for Comcast in Houston, 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 flexibilty 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 Houston, Comcast and Verizon Wireless are extending these offers to several cities across California, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, 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 retail locations in Houston:

Verizon Wireless Communication Stores

The Heights                                    215 Heights Blvd     Houston    77007
Greenway Plaza                             3817 Southwest Fwy Houston 77027
Sugar Land Store 2109 Highway 6                        Sugar Land  77478
Rosenberg               24614 Southwest Freeway   Rosenberg         77471
Kirkwood               11820 Westheimer Rd                         Houston          77077
River Oaks                                            2071 Westheimer Rd Houston   77098
Reliant                                  8505 S Main St Ste 340 Houston   77025
Pasadena                                   5575 Fairmont Pkwy  Pasadena  77505
Pearland                10904 Memorial Hermann             Pearland     77584
Fry Road                                              1122 Fry Rd Houston 77084
Willowbrook Store             17903 State Highway 249            Houston     77070
Tomball                                              14090 Fm-2920  Tomball  77377
Katy Main Street          25705 Katy Freeway                      Katy  77494
290 Store                13818 Northwest Fwy                     Houston     77040
Louetta Central                  20530 Interstate 45                   Spring  77373
Northline                4400F North Freeway               Houston          77022
Sawdust                                    448 Sawdust Rd The Woodlands 77380
Conroe                                         1312 W Davis St              Conroe 77304
Spring                                              5941 Fm 2920 Rd   Spring 77388
Deerbrook                                     20143 Highway 59 N Humble 77338
The Woodlands      1335 Lake Woodlands Dr       The Woodlands 77380
Uptown                                         1670 Post Oak Blvd Houston  77056
Cinco Ranch Retail          6645 S Fry Rd                                Katy  77494

Comcast Retail Centers

Katy                                     517 S. Mason Rd     77450  
Clute     109 E. Main 77450
Webster   1020 W. Nasa Rd 1  77598
Texas City   9300 Emmett Lowry Expwy 77591
Sugar Land                   9920 Hwy 90A 77478
Bellaire       5301 Bissonnet 77401
Tidwell                        7844 W. Tidwell 77040
Pearland                     8321 Broadway   77581
FM 249 Spring     22513 Tomball Pkwy 77070
Woodlands               1501 Lake Robins 77380
Pasadena                 3546 Spencer Hwy 77504
Baytown                 6918 Garth Rd 77521
Humble               20034 Highway 59 North 77338

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.

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