Thursday, June 21, 2012

Verizon, Comcast team up to offer package deals

SOUTHFIELD — Verizon Wireless and Comcast announced Thursday that they will offer each other’s services in metro Detroit and the state of Michigan and deliver a variety of offers and incentives for new and existing customers. Now, consumers in 10 Michigan markets 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.

Based on the package chosen, customers of both Comcast and Verizon Wireless could qualify for a variety of offers and incentives, including Visa prepaid cards valued up to $300, a complementary 12-month subscription to Xfinity Streampix, and Comcast HD DVR at no additional cost for six months, and/or a complementary 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 drawing praise from customers,” said John Granby, president – Michigan/Indiana/Kentucky Region, 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 continues to deliver exceptional entertainment and communications services and the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is the ideal complement to complete the package.”

In addition to Michigan, Comcast and Verizon Wireless are expanding the offer to several cities across Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee today. Verizon Wireless and Comcast have previously introduced this offering in the following markets: Atlanta, Chicago, Colorado, Kansas City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Portland, Ore., Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Seattle.

“Together with Verizon Wireless, we’re delivering more value for more consumers by providing an entertainment and communications solution that aligns with their lifestyles, said Tim Collins, senior vice president of Comcast’s Heartland Region. “Now, Comcast customers in Michigan will have the option of building a great in-home experience through our Xfinity services, along with the reliability of Verizon Wireless’ network while on the go.”
For customers who wish to sign up in person, these packages are available at the following Southeast Michigan Verizon Wireless Communications Stores:
— Auburn Hills, Great Lakes Crossing, 4598 Baldwin Rd.
— Brighton, 8159 Challis Rd. .
— Dearborn, 24417 Ford Rd.
— Detroit, Renaissance Center Kiosk, 300 Renaissance Ctr.
— Lake Orion, 2531 S. Lapeer Rd.
— Livonia, 29523 Plymouth Rd.
— Monroe, 2161 Mall Rd..
— Northville, 20580 Haggerty Rd.
— Novi, 43025 W. 12 Mile Rd..
— Rochester, 3035 S. Rochester Rd.
— Roseville, 29024 Gratiot Ave.
— Royal Oak, 31941 Woodward Ave.
— Southfield, 28117 Telegraph Rd.
— St. Clair Shores, 26401 Harper Ave.
— Sterling Heights, 45111 Park Ave.
— Troy, 1913 E. Big Beaver Rd.
— Warren, 5745 E. 12 Mile Rd.
— Westland, 35000 Warren Rd.

For more details on the packages, call 855-704-7400, or visit or


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