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HOUSTON -- Verizon Wireless and Comcast today announced they will sell each other's services in Houston and deliver a variety of offers and incentives for new and existing customers. Now, consumers in Houston 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 Krista Bourne, Houston/Gulf Coast Region President, 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."

Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK)

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