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Jul 20, 2015, 15:37 ET
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Local Minority Male Students Complete Coding, 3D Design Program at Jackson State University

 Much attention has been paid to the importance of engaging girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), but little is said about...

Jul 20, 2015, 08:00 ET

Job Seekers In Georgia And Alabama Can Access 1000+ Positions Across U.S. During First Nationwide Virtual Career Fair From Verizon Wireless

For jobseekers in Georgia and Alabama, securing employment can come down to preparation. Updated resume? … check.    List of...

Jul 01, 2015, 14:23 ET
Santa Monica residents and visitors get their first peek at the new Verizon Wireless Destination Store, the first store of its kind on the West Coast. An official Grand opening celebration and concert is scheduled for July 18 to celebrate the first West Coast location

Angelenos Experience "Future of Tech" Design of New Verizon Flagship Store On Santa Monica's 3rd St. Promenade

 Verizon Wireless welcomed excited visitors to its new Destination Store on Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade, bringing the company's...

Jun 16, 2015, 09:06 ET
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Verizon Network Ready As Gulf Coast Prepares For Tropical Storm Bill

 Verizon Wireless network crews and disaster response teams are on alert as Tropical Storm Bill enters the Gulf of Mexico. In the event of...

Jun 03, 2015, 09:10 ET

Verizon Confirms 200 Percent Wireless Data Usage Increase at Indianapolis 500

 Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, confirmed today that data usage by fans at...

Jun 02, 2015, 15:21 ET

Verizon IndyCar Series Shifts Into High Gear At Firestone 600 On June 6

WHAT: The Verizon IndyCar Series comes to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth the first weekend in June. The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE...

Jun 02, 2015, 12:35 ET

Verizon Wireless Presents Runner Tracking at Grandma's Marathon

 If you're looking to keep track of your favorite runners during Grandma's Marathon weekend, Verizon Wireless has the perfect...

Jun 01, 2015, 16:29 ET
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Verizon Wireless Network Prepared To Serve Gulf Coast Customers During 2015 Atlantic Storm Season

 As Hurricane Season approaches, Verizon Wireless wants its customers to know that it is always working to provide a predictable network...

May 22, 2015, 14:49 ET

As 2015 Hurricane Season Begins, Alabama Residents Urged To Prepare Wireless Communication Plans

 Alabama is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes that form in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, and with hurricanes comes possible...

May 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

As 2015 Hurricane Season Begins, Georgia Residents Urged To Prepare Wireless Communication Plans

 Georgia is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes that form in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, and with hurricanes comes possible...

May 20, 2015, 12:53 ET
RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm based in Seattle, released its eighth Houston RootScore(r) report and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in and around the fourth most populous city in the United States.

RootMetrics® Ranks Verizon Wireless Tops In Overall Performance For Houston

 RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm based in Seattle, released its eighth Houston RootScore® report and Verizon Wireless...

May 13, 2015, 10:17 ET

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Fans Benefit from Verizon Network Innovations

 Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, announced today new network upgrades at the...

May 07, 2015, 13:43 ET

Verizon, INDYCAR, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Launch Indiana HopeLine Drive

Verizon, INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway today announced joint participation in a HopeLine drive throughout May to raise critical funds...

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 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 20, 2015, 13:19 ET

Derby Crowds to Benefit from Verizon Network Upgrades at Churchill Downs

Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, has beefed up its network at Churchill Downs with...

Apr 15, 2015, 15:34 ET

RootMetrics® Ranks Verizon Wireless Tops In Data Network Performance At Both Midway And O'Hare Airports

 RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm based in Seattle, released its Midway Airport and O'Hare Airport RootScore® reports and...

Apr 15, 2015, 11:03 ET

Verizon Wireless Increases Network Capacity At Texas Motor Speedway

 Verizon Wireless deployed three cell on light trucks (COLTs), with both LTE and XLTE coverage, and four macro sites to support one of the...

Apr 14, 2015, 15:22 ET

RootMetrics® Ranks Verizon Wireless Tops In Overall Performance For Milwaukee

 RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm based in Seattle, released its 8th Milwaukee RootScore® report and Verizon Wireless...

Apr 14, 2015, 12:05 ET

RootMetrics® Ranks Verizon Wireless Top In Overall Performance For The Detroit Area

RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm based in Seattle, released its Detroit RootScore® report, and for the fifth...