HONOLULU, HI, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) today announced they are teaming up in Hawaii to offer new and existing customers greater choice, value and convenience in their wireless and entertainment packages. Customers in Hawaii can now purchase packages of Oceanic Time Warner Cable residential TV, Internet and phone 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.
Markets launching today include locations on Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island. This year, Time Warner Cable and Verizon Wireless began joint marketing initiative in cities in Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, New England, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin. Both companies expect to launch these packages and services in additional Time Warner Cable communities in the coming months.
Customers can select from a range of offers that include residential TV, Internet, home phone and mobile service. One example is Time Warner Cable's Ultimate Internet service 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 Bob Barlow, President of Oceanic 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 Russ Preite, region president for Verizon Wireless. "Our goal is to deliver a solid product with long-term value to the end user, resulting in an enjoyable experience. Oceanic Time Warner Cable continues to deliver quality entertainment and communications services in Hawaii 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 the following retail locations in Hawaii:
- Kukui Grove Center and Kukui Marketplace, 3-2600 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue, HI 96766
- Pacific Guardian Tower, 1440 Kapiolani Boulevard, Honolulu, HI 96814
- Kahala Mall, 4211 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816
- Moanalua Center, 930 Valkenburgh Street, Honolulu, HI 96818
- Pearlridge Mall, 98-1005 Moanalua Road, Aiea, HI 96701
- Kapolei Commons, 4450 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, HI 96707
- Windward Mall, 45-056 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, HI 96744
- 75-5595 Palani Road, Kailua Kona, HI 96740
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 78,000 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 Oceanic Time Warner Cable
Oceanic currently delivers a diverse selection of entertainment and information services by way of an advanced fiber optic/coax network to more than 400,000 households, schools and businesses on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai and the Big Island. Among its products are TV, Internet and Phone services. The company has provided quality cable service for Hawaii residents since 1969.
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