Movearoo makes sure customers jump in the right direction

10 Jul 2008

AT&T, Verizon Communications and Qwest Communications have jointly launched a free website for customers wanting to switch their service after moving house. The competitors are working together to create the site with the aim of getting customers to stay with a traditional phone company rather than jump ship to cable providers or rival internet phone companies. Movearoo.com allows customers who move from city to city to switch services and service providers but only to those provided by the local phone company. A customer can also set up their television with a satellite partner or through AT&T’s U-Verse or Verizon’s FiOS, but cable is not listed as an alternative. Online comparison-shopping company WhiteFence will mange the site.