Verizon Wireless And Comcast Team Up In Houston To Deliver Great Video Entertainment, Communications And Internet Experiences

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 WirelessVerizon 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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