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VERIZON WIRELESS AND TIME WARNER CABLE TEAM UP TO DELIVER GREAT VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT, COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERNET EXPERIENCES – FOR THE HOME AND ON THE GO IN THE KANSAS CITY METRO AREA

Release Date: 04/12/2012

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Verizon Wireless and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) today announced they are teaming up to give customers greater choice, value and convenience in their wireless and entertainment packages.  Customers in the Kansas City metro area can now purchase packages of Time Warner Cable video, Internet and voice services and Verizon Wireless smartphones and tablets from both companies.

In December 2011, Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless first announced plans to begin selling each other’s services in select areas this year.  Additional areas launching today include Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio and Raleigh, N.C.  Both companies expect to launch these packages in additional Time Warner Cable communities in the coming months. 

New and current Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless customers who sign up for one of these packages from both companies may be eligible to receive a $200 prepaid debit card.  Customers can select their package preference from a range of offers that include video, Internet, home phone and mobile service.  Time Warner Cable’s Ultimate Internet and SignatureHome® are also available to be packaged with a Verizon Wireless offer. 

“The joining together of the best products and services from Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless into a single package is a big win for customers in Kansas City,” said Jeffery Hirsch, chief marketing officer, Time Warner Cable.  “These new packages provide more choice, convenience, greater value and bring customers a more complete entertainment and communications experience inside their home and wherever they go."

“Our goal is to deliver a solid product followed by a wonderful experience in things which are important to our mutual customer base: wireless, entertainment and communications,” said Brendan Fallis, president- Kansas/Missouri region, Verizon Wireless.  “We are confident that the consumers in Kansas City who are looking for stellar value can find everything they need in the comprehensive package delivered by Verizon Wireless and Time Warner Cable.  Here in Kansas City, Time Warner Cable continues to deliver the highest quality entertainment and communications services 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 those customers who wish to sign up in person, these packages are available at the following retail locations in the Kansas City area:

MISSOURI

 Barrytowne Center  8413 N. Madison Ave.  Kansas City
 Belton  101 E. North Ave.  Belton
 Blue Ridge Crossings  4153 Sterling Ave.  Kansas City
 Liberty  8306 N. Oxford St.  Kansas City
 Stateline  8600 Ward Pkwy.  Kansas City
 Summit Woods  1706 NW Chipman Rd.  Lee's Summit


KANSAS

 119th Street  7801 West 119th St.  Overland Park
 Corbin Park  6925 W. 135th St.  Overland Park
 Merriam  5828 Antioch Rd.  Merriam
 Shawnee  15331 W. 67th St.  Shawnee

 

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves nearly 108 million total wireless connections, including 92.2 million retail customers.  Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with nearly 82,000 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.

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