02.11.2016Personal Tech

Verizon wins at Super Bowl 50 with #Minute50 and Access Zone

Cathie McCloskey
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JJ-Watt, Victoria Justice and #Minute50 winners

Not only did Verizon customers experience an unprecedented network of speed and reliability in San Francisco for Super Bowl 50, but they won big prizes, memorable celebrity and NFL player experiences and more with Verizon’s #Minute50 campaign.  Starting January 24th through Super Bowl Sunday, Verizon rewarded customers every hour on the 50th minute with 336 prizes ranging from Super Bowl tickets and VIP access to free data and top-of-the-line phones and accessories.  In addition, visitors to Super Bowl City received premium treatment at the Verizon Access Zone featuring everything from an immersive digital “Game Winner” experience, charging stations, on-site “switching stations,” and more.

Highlights of the week included:

“Game Winner” at the Verizon Access Zone in Super Bowl City

Those who have always wondered what it’s like to be the quarterback in a late-game situation finally got the chance to test their skills under pressure in Verizon’s “Game Winner,” an immersive digital experience at the Access Zone in Super Bowl City.

Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt and actress and recording artist Victoria Justice stopped by the Access Zone during Super Bowl week and tried “Game Winner.” Watt also provided some tips for Justice, who threw a game-winning touchdown in the final seconds of the game.

While at the Verizon Access Zone, Watt also awarded a lucky Verizon customer with two tickets to Super Bowl 50 as part of #Minute50.

Jordin Sparks, Rashad Jennings, Julius Thomas with #Minute50 winnersDancing with the NFL Stars:  Jordin Sparks, Rashad Jennings and Julius Thomas

One of the unique player experiences Verizon rewarded #Minute50 winners with was a one-of-a-kind dance class led by recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks, New York

Giants running back Rashad Jennings and Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas. A pair of #Minute50 winners learned some of the players’ favorite end-zone dance moves, as well as a few new ones taught by Sparks.

Drew Brees and #Minute50 winnersOdell Beckham Jr. teamed with Verizon to surprise fans in a virtual reality experience

A few lucky Verizon customers thought they won a virtual reality experience as part of Verizon’s #Minute50 campaign, but were surprised when the prize wasn’t virtual at all. Instead, they came face-to-face with New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr.

50-Yard Catch with Drew Brees

As part of #Minute50, two longtime Verizon customers received the once-in-a-lifetime chance to catch a 50-yard pass thrown by Super Bowl-winning quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints.

Verizon team at Wounded Warriors Flag FootballVerizon Supports Wounded Veterans for Flag Football Game

Verizon’s Military Recruitment team showed support of our nation’s Veterans as one of the main sponsors of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Flag Football Game, a community event which convened the day before Super Bowl where wounded Veterans played flag football against NFL alumni. 

go90 concert series

Verizon brought the go90 media streaming app experience to life over the course of three nights in San Francisco with concerts by Hunter Hayes, Fall Out Boy and Skrillex. The concerts were streamed live via the go90 app from the Regency Ballroom and were among the highlights of Super Bowl Week.