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Verizon Wireless And Comcast Team Up In Santa Cruz County, California To Deliver Great Video Entertainment, Communications And Internet Experiences
Offers and Incentives Bring New and Existing Customers More Value, Convenience and Choice
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 14, 2012 12:38 PM
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless and Comcast today announced they will sell each other's services in Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Watsonville and deliver a variety of offers and incentives for new and existing customers. Now, consumers in Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Watsonville 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 Russ Preite, region president for 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."
Hank Fore, Regional Senior Vice President for Comcast California, 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 Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Watsonville, Comcast and Verizon Wireless are extending these offers to several cities across Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, 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 Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Watsonville:
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