SPRINGFIELD, MA — Verizon Wireless and Comcast today announced they will sell each other’s services in Western Massachusetts and deliver a variety of offers and incentives for new and existing customers. Now, consumers in communities along the Interstate 91 corridor, from Springfield north to Bernardston, 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 50 Mbps.
“Mobility is a top priority for today’s consumer,” commented Christine Berberich, New England President for Verizon Wireless. “With Comcast, we’ve wrapped leading wireless, entertainment and communications services into one offering. At home and on the go, customers can expect a great experience when Comcast’s product suite is combined with the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network.”
“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,” said Mary McLaughlin, Senior Vice President for Comcast’s Western New England Region, which includes Western Massachusetts. “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 Western Massachusetts, Comcast and Verizon Wireless are extending these offers to several cities across California, Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, 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 Western Massachusetts:
Verizon Wireless, Holyoke Mall, 50 Holyoke Street, Holyoke, MAStore Hours: Mon – Sat: 9:00 AM to 9:30 PM; Sun: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Verizon Wireless, 1420 Boston Road, Springfield, MAStore Hours: Mon – Sat: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM; Sun: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Verizon Wireless, 1123 Riverdale Street, West Springfield, MAStore Hours: Mon – Sat: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM; Sun: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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.