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Apr 29, 2015, 11:17 ET

Verizon Wireless Increases Network Capacity For The NFL Draft, Provides Fans With High-Tech Virtual Reality Experience

To ensure an optimal customer experience at the 2015 NFL Draft, being hosted in Chicago for the first time in more than 50 years, and to prepare...

Apr 29, 2015, 10:30 ET

Tips for Picking the Best Internet and Other Services for Florida Consumers

TAMPA, Fla., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It can be tough for Florida consumers -- faced with a dizzying array of choices, ads and deals -- to...

Apr 28, 2015, 10:33 ET

Six Tips for Picking the Best Internet and Other Services for You

It can be tough for New Jerseyans -- faced with a dizzying array of choices, ads and deals -- to pick the best providers for their Internet and...

Apr 28, 2015, 10:28 ET

Tips for Picking the Best Internet and Other Services for You

It can be tough for New Yorkers -- faced with a dizzying array of choices, ads and deals -- to pick the best providers for their Internet and other...

Apr 28, 2015, 10:09 ET

Verizon Announces Software Defined Networking Strategy

Verizon, working closely with a number of its key technology partners – Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Ericsson, Juniper Networks and Nokia Networks...

Apr 28, 2015, 10:06 ET

Verizon Helped Grow Massachusetts Economy in 2014 With $331 Million Wireline Investment

Massachusetts consumers, businesses and government agencies continued to benefit from Verizon's 2014 investment of more than $331 million in its...

Apr 28, 2015, 09:45 ET

Verizon Helped Grow Rhode Island Economy in 2014 With $71 Million Wireline Investment

 Rhode Island consumers, businesses and government agencies continued to benefit from Verizon's 2014 investment of more than $71 million in its...

Apr 27, 2015, 14:30 ET

Verizon Waives Call Charges, Enlists Employees, Customers to Assist Earthquake Victims in Nepal

 Verizon is calling on its employees and customers to join in assisting the victims of a devastating earthquake that struck Nepal and the...

Apr 27, 2015, 14:08 ET

CBS Sports Network Joins Verizon FiOS Custom TV Lineup

 Sports fans will be able to watch some of their favorite teams and more as CBS Sports Network joins the Sports Channel Pack on the FiOS Custom...

Apr 24, 2015, 12:19 ET

Making a Difference in 'The First State': Verizon Invested More Than $53 Million in Delaware's Wireline Telecom Infrastructure in 2014

From Wilmington to Dover to Seaford, consumers, businesses and government agencies in Delaware continued to benefit from Verizon's 2014 investment...

Apr 24, 2015, 12:19 ET

Fueling Telecom's Future in the Commonwealth: Verizon Invested More than $1 Billion in Pennsylvania's Wireline, Wireless Infrastructure in 2014

 Consumers, businesses and government agencies from one end of the Keystone State to the other continued to reap the benefits of Verizon's...

Apr 23, 2015, 14:00 ET

Verizon Receives Highest Ratings Across all Use Cases in Gartner U.S. Wireless Telecom Report

 Verizon received the highest product/service ratings in five out of five Use Cases in a new report from Gartner Inc., which evaluates the U.S....

Apr 23, 2015, 12:43 ET

At Verizon, D.C. Means 'Deep Commitment' in the Nation's Capital

 Consumers, businesses and government agencies in the District of Columbia continued to benefit from Verizon's 2014 investment of more than $92...

Apr 23, 2015, 12:24 ET

Verizon Proves Its Commitment to Maryland by Investing More Than $382 Million in the Company's Wireline Telecom Infrastructure in 2014

 Maryland's consumers, businesses and government agencies continued to benefit from Verizon's 2014 investment of more than $382 million in its...

Apr 23, 2015, 12:14 ET

Building the Networks of the Future: Verizon Invested More Than $547 Million in New Jersey's Wireline Telecom Infrastructure in 2014

 New Jersey's consumers, businesses and government agencies continued to benefit from Verizon's 2014 investment of more than $547 million in...

Apr 23, 2015, 11:00 ET

Making a Difference: Verizon Invested More Than $2.3 Billion in 2014 to Further Strengthen New York's and Connecticut's Telecom Infrastructure

Consumers, businesses and government agencies in New York and Connecticut continued to benefit from Verizon's 2014 investment of more than $1.5...

Apr 23, 2015, 10:00 ET

Keeping Virginia Connected: Verizon Invested $659 Million in State's Wireline Telecom Infrastructure in 2014

 Virginia's consumers, businesses and government agencies continued to benefit from Verizon's 2014 investment of $659 million in its...

Apr 22, 2015, 11:56 ET

Applying the Lessons of Earth Day, Every Day

 Every year since 1970, the world has observed Earth Day on April 22, the day that many consider the birthdate of the modern environmental...

Apr 21, 2015, 13:08 ET

Verizon Wireless Celebrates 15th Anniversary

In 2015, Verizon Wireless, the largest wireless company in the United States, is celebrating its 15-year anniversary. With 108 million...

Apr 21, 2015, 08:00 ET

A New Way to Get TV: Verizon Gives Customers an Unrivaled Level of Choice With the New FiOS 'Custom TV'

FiOS TV customers can now customize their TV plan to better match their specific viewing desires – matching a package of...