HARLINGEN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) today announced they are teaming up in Harlingen to offer new and existing customers greater choice, value and convenience in their wireless and entertainment packages. Qualified customers in Harlingen can now purchase packages of Time Warner Cable video, Internet and voice services and Verizon Wireless smartphones and tablets from both companies and may be eligible to receive a Visa™ prepaid debit card valued up to $200.
This year, Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless began offering their joint marketing initiative in cities in Hawaii, Kansas, Nebraska, New England, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Wisconsin. Both companies expect to launch these packages and services in additional Time Warner Cable communities in the coming months.
Other markets announced today include select cities in Arizona, California, Massachusetts and New York.
Customers can select from a range of offers that include video, Internet, home phone and mobile service. One example is Time Warner Cable's Ultimate Internet and SignatureHome® which can be purchased along with a Verizon Wireless data plan, smartphone or tablet.
"This is a big win for customers looking for a more complete entertainment and communications offering for inside the home and wherever they go," said Alex Heien, vice president, Wireless, West Region, Time Warner Cable. "The joining together of products and services from Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless into a single offer provides customers more choice, convenience and greater value."
"Our collaboration with Time Warner Cable was built on the foundation that wireless, communications and entertainment are important in the lifestyles of our mutual customer base," said Frank Antonacci, Central Texas region president, Verizon Wireless. "Our goal is to deliver a solid product with long-term value to the end user, resulting in an enjoyable experience. Time Warner Cable continues to deliver quality entertainment and communications services in Harlingen and the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is the perfect complement to round out the package."
For additional information, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/twc or www.twc.com/verizonwireless. Customers can sign up for these packages in person at a Verizon Wireless Communications Store or over the phone at 1-888-535-0187 or 1-800-TWCABLE.
For customers who wish to sign up in person, these packages are available at this retail location in Harlingen: 501 N. Ed Carey Drive, Harlingen, TX 78550
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves nearly 96 million retail customers, including 90.4 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 75,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About Time Warner Cable Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high‐speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and, through its NaviSite subsidiary, managed and outsourced information technology solutions and cloud services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com, www.navisite.com, and www.twcmedia.com.
SOURCE Verizon Wireless