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Verizon Wireless, Comcast Teaming Up In Southeast Michigan

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SOUTHFIELD — Verizon Wireless and Comcast today announced 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 a complementary 12-month upgrade to Blast, the Xfinity Internet service that provides download speeds of up to 30 Mbps with PowerBoost.

As a practical matter, the deal means you can buy Comcast’s Xfinity cable TV and data services at the Verizon Wireless stores listed below. Also, Xfinity content will be available on Verizon Wireless smartphones and tablets with the download of the Xfinity TV app or Xfinity Streampix, Comcast’s Netflix-competitor streaming service.

“Our momentum with Comcast in delivering these value packages in other markets is continually drawing praise from customers,” said John Granby, president of the Michigan-Indiana-Kentucky region of 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: Allen Park, 3128 Fairlane Drive; Ann Arbor, 2570 Jackson Ave.; Ann Arbor East, 3365 Washtenaw Ave.; Auburn Hills, Great Lakes Crossing, 4598 Baldwin Road; Brighton, 8159 Challis Road; Canton Township, 41802 Ford Road; Clinton Township, 17310 Hall Road; Dearborn, 24417 Ford Road; Detroit, Renaissance Center Kiosk, 300 Renaissance Center; Lake Orion, 2531 S. Lapeer Road; Livonia, 29523 Plymouth Road; Monroe, 2161 Mall Road; Northville, 20580 Haggerty Road; Novi, 43025 W. 12 Mile Road; Rochester, 3035 S. Rochester Road; Roseville, 29024 Gratiot Ave.; Royal Oak, 31941 Woodward Ave.; Southfield, 28117 Telegraph Road; St. Clair Shores, 26401 Harper Ave.; Sterling Heights, 45111 Park Ave.; Taylor, 23495 Eureka Road; Troy, 1913 E. Big Beaver Road; Warren, 5745 E. 12 Mile Road; Westland, 35000 Warren Road.

Consumers have the flexibility to order these services in person at select Verizon Wireless Communications Stores or by calling (855) 704-7400.  More details, including availability and eligibility, can be found at www.verizonwireless.com/xfinity or www.comcast.com/wireless.

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