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

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

HOUSTON--()--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 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 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 Road     Katy     77494
       

Comcast Retail Centers

     
       

Katy

    517 S. Mason Rd     77450

Clute

    109 E. Main     77531

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 Robbins

    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.

 

Contacts

Verizon Wireless
Gretchen Whitaker, 713-219-8028
Gretchen.Whitaker@verizonwireless.com
or
Comcast
Michael Bybee, 713-895-2585
michael_bybee@cable.comcast.com