NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation counts down to the historic Super Bowl 50, Verizon paves the road to the game with hundreds of exclusive opportunities to gain access to all things NFL and Super Bowl, starting with their #Minute50 promotion leading to a dynamic Super Bowl City experience in the San Francisco Bay Area. Verizon has much in store for fans, both on the ground and coast to coast, from once in a lifetime experiences with NFL players, and tickets to the game to its superior network in the Bay area and at the Stadium, ensuring unprecedented coverage, speed and reliability for Verizon customers.
"Super Bowl is the pinnacle of sporting events and this Super Bowl 50 celebration makes the build up to the game even bigger, so we're making sure that Verizon's activation programs and platforms provide our customers with unprecedented access and experiences – far better than any other network can provide," said John Nitti, Chief Media Officer at Verizon. "With our Better Matters approach and promise, we constantly raise our own bar to make being a part of our network reliable, fun, seamless and just plain better."
Verizon's #Minute50 campaign will reward Verizon customers every hour on minute 50 starting January 24 through February 7. The campaign will run both nationally and locally in San Francisco with a variety of prizing, including Super Bowl 50 tickets, NFL Merchandise, free data, TVs and even tickets to Super Bowl LI – a total of 336 rewards. Prizes awarded in San Francisco will include exclusive experiences with NFL players on site as well as access to exclusive NFL events. Local winners will receive a text to claim their prize at the Verizon Access Zone in Super Bowl City presented by Verizon. To enter, Verizon customers can simply text "Minute50" to 502016 or if in San Francisco, text SFMinute50 to 502016 starting January 30.
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Super Bowl City presented by Verizon
Verizon provides fans with an all-star experience throughout Super Bowl Week at the Verizon Access Zone, which features "Game Winner" an interactive and immersive experience that places fans "in the game" for a chance to throw a game-deciding pass, a station featuring NFL Mobile content on go90, charging stations, a "Switching Station" for those interested in switching to Verizon and a #Minute50 wall showcasing prizes, winners and a countdown clock.
Bringing Fans the Game Live
Super Bowl 50 will be streamed live through NFL Mobile from Verizon, available for all Verizon users at no additional charge on Windows, Apple and Android smartphones. NFL Mobile will also offer up-to-the-minute scores, stats, highlights and Super Bowl commercials. Verizon will also bring the game to life in go90 by live streaming the game through NFL Mobile on go90 for Verizon Wireless customers.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) employs a diverse workforce of 177,700 and generated nearly $132 billion in 2015 revenues. Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with more than 112 million retail connections nationwide. Headquartered in New York, the company also provides communications and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.
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