New York (PRESS RELEASE – April 21, 2010) – Spring values are popping up all around for consumers and small businesses that choose Verizon. Starting Monday (April 19), the company is introducing a broad selection of FiOS and High Speed Internet (HSI) bundled packages of voice, Internet and TV services for its customers, with long-term price guarantees.
“We’ve got the best network, more choices and now even more savings long term for customers, with our two-year price protection bundles,” said Mike Ritter, Verizon chief marketing officer for consumer wireline and business services. “We’ve got the plans to meet our customers’ lifestyles and budgets, plus the benefit of Verizon’s super-fast Internet connections, a variety of high-definition, premium and on-demand TV channels, and our reliable voice services – all bundled into one package.”
Small-Business Customers Get Free* High Speed Internet for One Year
“We offer small businesses the total, easy-to-set-up business toolkit on the best network at tremendous savings,” said Monte Beck, vice president of small-business products and services for Verizon. “Only with Verizon do small businesses get 24 x 7 care and technical support whenever they need assistance, the Verizon Small Business Center**, free Webinars, access to host online meetings, discounts for shipping, supplies, and so much more.”
This spring, small-business customers looking for the most value can enjoy fast, free* Internet (after applied credits on qualifying services) for one year by signing up for the Verizon total business solution, which features Verizon High Speed Internet, Internet security solutions, 25 GB of online data storage and unlimited nationwide calling. Plus, customers signing up for the total business solution get a free standard modem. Full offer* details below; available to customers with qualifying services; expires Aug, 21, 2010.
All of Verizon’s small-business broadband packages include access to thousands of Wi-Fi** hot spots nationwide.
All small-business customers who use self-service ordering tools and sign up for any of Verizon’s business bundled packages online at www.verizon.com/smallbusiness will receive an additional discount of $5 a month for 12 months, for a total of $120 in more savings. Verizon’s new offers for small-business customers include:
Verizon High Speed Internet for Business Bundles
Small businesses can receive fast, free* Internet service for one-year (after applied credits on qualifying speeds) by signing up for the Verizon total business solution, which includes Verizon High Speed Internet, Internet security solution, 25 GB of online data storage, and unlimited nationwide calling with five of the most popular calling features – savings of over $380. This total business solution starts at $61.99 per month* for the first year with a three-year bundle agreement (Previously, this bundled package started at $84 per month.) Offer* expires Aug. 21, 2010.
Add award-winning DIRECTV service to the above total business solution, and bundled packages start at $96.98 per month for the first year with a three-year bundle agreement. Small-business customers can easily tailor their bundled packages by adding additional phone lines or other services.
Verizon FiOS Internet for Business Bundles
Small businesses can afford big-business bandwidth with Verizon’s FiOS Internet for Business service at symmetrical up-to-25 Mbps/25 Mbps speeds; when bundled with Verizon Freedom for Business, superfast Internet speed and unlimited calling start at $84.99 per month with a three-year bundle agreement. Add FiOS TV Prime HD with 103 channels to superfast Internet and unlimited calling and prices for all three services start at $129.99 per month with a three-year bundle agreement.
New FiOS Internet small-business bundle customers also receive a free wireless router and 25 GB of Verizon Online Backup and Storage (VOBS) backup storage and the Verizon Internet Security Suite (VISS) free for the first 12 months of a three-year bundle agreement. Offer expires Aug 21, 2010.
For more information on Verizon’s small-business bundled packages, visit http://newscenter.verizon.com/press-releases/related-items/smb_bundles_factsheet_42010-final.pdf
In addition to Internet, TV and phone service, Verizon also offers small businesses encryption and security solutions, as well as additional discounts on supplies, shipping and much more. For more information on Verizon’s products and services for small businesses please call 888-481-0387 or visit www.verizon.com/smallbusiness.
*Free HSI promotional offer available to business customers new to HSI, VISS/VOBS and Bundled plan, subject to credit review. Offer fulfilled via $31.99 bill credit for 12 months based on cost of up to 3Mbps HSI service. Standard rates apply after 1st year.
**With the near completion of Frontier Communications Corp.’s planned acquisition of Verizon Communications Inc.’s landline accounts and other assets in 14 states, free Wi-Fi hotspot access will only be available to remaining Verizon customers, not those transferring over to Frontier. Additionally, those customers will have limited access to the Verizon Small Business Center.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to mass market, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most reliable wireless network, serving more than 91 million customers nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America’s most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers innovative, seamless business solutions to customers around the world. A Dow 30 company, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of approximately 222,900 and last year generated consolidated revenues of more than $107 billion. For more information, visit www.verizon.com.