Comcast, Verizon pact for services in six more markets


ComcastVerizon Wireless and Comcast will offer each other’s services in Atlanta; Chicago; Kansas City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver and Salt Lake City. This adds to alliances in Portland, San Francisco and Seattle announced earlier this year.

New and existing customers can purchase Comcast’s Xfinity entertainment products and services in Verizon stores, and in return, Comcast is offering Verizon voice and wireless products through its services, including mobile video delivery.

Depending on the package chosen, new and existing customers of Comcast and Verizon Wireless could qualify for a variety of offers and incentives including:

•Visa prepaid cards valued between $50 and $300

•A “double your data package” offer: Provides a complementary 12-month upgrade to Blast!, the Xfinity Internet service that provides download speeds of up to 30 Mbps with PowerBoost; and a doubling of a 4G LTE data plan from Verizon Wireless.

“Comcast continues to deliver exceptional entertainment and communications services and the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is the ideal complement to complete the package,” said Melanie Braidich, regional president for Verizon Wireless.