Florida may soon enjoy incredible video, communications, and internet experiences, courtesy of an alliance forged between Verizon wireless and Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), which was announced today. The two will extend each other’s services all through Florida, as they stretch their service package to new and existing customers through an array of incentives and offers.
The new alliance will basically spawn a range of service packages to meet the varied needs of different customers. Some of the notable packages include a Visa® prepaid card, which accommodates values of up to $300, an optional 1 year upgrade to Blast!- a state of the art xfinity internet service that avails speeds of up to 30 Megabytes per Second, with PowerBoost®- and a Comcast HD DVR for six months, at no additional payments.
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Another incredible service available for eligible customers is a 1 year free qualification to Xfinity owned Anyplay. This service enables customers to take advantage of their home Wi-Fi service, and stream live TV to their iPad or Android-based tablet within the home.
Pam Tope, Verizon wireless regional manager, gave a cheerful insight suggesting that the alliance marked a new chapter in Comcast’s and Verizon’s path. “Our momentum with Comcast in delivering these value packages in other markets is continually receiving praise and high satisfaction from customers,” he remarked. Tope also noted that their offering was primarily geared towards addressing consumers’ top priority- mobility. He further exclaimed that the offering extended entertainment, and terrific wireless and communications in a single all-inclusive package, citing that Comcast’s product suite was perfectly complemented by Verizon’s wireless 4G LTE network.
The joy and enthusiasm seemed to cut across all boards, as Comcast’s Amy Smith, who is the Senior Vice president of the Florida region, also rallied a cheerful spirit. Smith pointed out that Comcast’s alliance with Verizon was aimed at delivering more value for consumers, more so by extending a communications and entertainment solution that easily adjusted with consumer lifestyles. “Now, Comcast customers all throughout Florida 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,” she added.
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)’s alliance is not an exclusive Florida affair. The offers are expected to stretch out to various cities in New Mexico and Arizona today. The introduction of these services to Florida adds a bulge to a growing list of states that have basked in the glory of Comcast and Verizon’s ever-strengthening relationship.