Monday, July 23, 2007

Comcast, Sprint Expand Pivot Wireless Service

Comcast and Sprint are now offering their "Pivot" wireless service in Oregon and Southwest Washington, enabling consumers to link their wireless phone with their Comcast digital cable, high-speed Internet and digital voice products.

With Pivot, customers can watch mobile television, view television listings using a programming guide similar to the one they use at home, check email and voicemail, search the Internet, make unlimited calls between their digital voice and wireless phones without using wireless plan minutes and receive one consolidated monthly bill for all their services. Calling plans for Pivot start at $33 a month with multimedia plans offering television content and online access starting at an extra $15 a month. Supported handsets include the Fusic II by LG, Motorazr V3m by Motorola, 8500 Katana DLX by Sanyo, Sanyo 6500 (Katana II) and Samsung M510.

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