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Dec 18, 2014, 12:59 ET

Verizon Wireless XLTE Now Available In Chillicothe, Ohio

WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network WHAT: Verizon Wireless XLTE is...

Dec 18, 2014, 09:46 ET

Verizon Wireless XLTE Now Available In Charleston, West Virginia

WHO:          Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE...

Dec 15, 2014, 15:26 ET

'Tis The Season For Giving: Verizon Wireless Awards Nearly $700,000 In Domestic Violence Prevention Grants To Non-Profits In Washington, DC, Maryland And Virginia In 2014

 Much has changed in the past two decades since Congress passed and President Bill Clinton signed into law the Violence Against Women Act...

Dec 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

Introducing the Verizon Powerful Answers Award Winners for 2014

The wait is over.  Verizon is proud to announce the winners of Verizon's 2014 Powerful Answers Award, three in each of the following...

Nov 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

Where in the World is Innovation in Sustainability?

Verizon knows that innovative ideas can come from anywhere. Our 2014 Powerful Answers Award (PAA) received thousands of entries from around the...

Nov 17, 2014, 11:00 ET

Where in the World is Innovation in Education?

 Verizon knows that innovative ideas can come from anywhere. Our 2014 Powerful Answers Award (PAA) received thousands of entries from around...

Nov 15, 2014, 12:11 ET

Verizon Wireless Unveils New Technology Destination on Chicago's Magnificent Mile

 Today, Verizon Wireless unveiled its newest Destination Store on Chicago's Magnificent Mile (840 N. Michigan Ave.), with Jennifer Hudson...

Nov 14, 2014, 15:00 ET

Verizon Contributes More Than $800,000 To Support Georgia's Domestic Violence Organizations In 2014

In a ceremony held today at the company's South Area headquarters Verizon announced it has donated more than $800,000 to domestic violence advocacy...

Nov 14, 2014, 15:00 ET

Where in the World is Innovation in Transportation?

 Verizon knows that innovative ideas can come from anywhere. Our 2014 Powerful Answers Award (PAA) received thousands of entries from around...

Nov 12, 2014, 14:00 ET

Verizon Wireless And Georgia Institute of Technology Announce Multi-Year Research Partnership

 Verizon Wireless announced today that it has entered into a multi-year research partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology. The...

Nov 12, 2014, 13:00 ET

HopeLine From Verizon Donates $50,000 To Kentucky Commission on Women Following First Month Of Statewide Used Mobile-Phone Drive

First Lady Jane Beshear, Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson and Madeline Abramson, chair of the Kentucky Commission on Women (KCW), as well as more than a...

Nov 12, 2014, 12:33 ET

Verizon Wireless Declares Nov. 26 Connection Day

 The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is about to become a little more enjoyable. Verizon Wireless has declared Nov. 26 "Connection Day"...

Nov 12, 2014, 11:23 ET

'Tis the Season for Giving

Verizon is kicking off the holiday season by announcing Connection Day - NOVEMBER 26, 2014 - a day to say "thanks" by giving...

Nov 12, 2014, 11:00 ET

Where in the World is Innovation in Healthcare?

 Verizon Wireless knows that innovative ideas can come from anywhere. Our 2014 Powerful Answers Award (PAA) received thousands of entries from...

Nov 04, 2014, 10:00 ET

Verizon Wireless Announces its Newest Destination Store on Chicago's Michigan Avenue

 Verizon Wireless today announced its newest Destination Store will open on Chicago's Magnificent Mile on Nov. 15 (840 N. Michigan...

Nov 03, 2014, 13:00 ET

Verizon Wireless and AT&T Move Toward Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Interoperability; Working With Other Providers to Expand Interoperability Across the Industry

 Verizon and AT&T said today the companies are taking the next step in the evolution of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) technology by enabling...

Oct 30, 2014, 11:30 ET

Verizon Wireless Named Tops In Overall Network Performance In Des Moines In Report By RootMetrics®

RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm, today released its fourth Des Moines RootScore® Report and Verizon Wireless...

Oct 28, 2014, 20:04 ET
Verizon Wireless Government Associate Director, Cary Degenstein, (right) presented a 2014 Chevrolet cargo van to Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) Executive Director, Diane Zainhofsky, during the AARC's annual PULSE luncheon meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at the Bismarck Municipal Country Club in Bismarck, N. D. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (left) and Bismarck Mayor Mike Seminary were also in attendance. The van donation came through a $32,000 grant from the HopeLine? from Verizon program and will be used to aid the Seeds of Hope Thrift and Gift Store in addition to serving victims of domestic violence.

New Cargo Van Donated To Support AARC's Domestic Violence Efforts

The Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) announced today the donation of a new cargo van to aid the nonprofit agency's efforts in operating its...

Oct 28, 2014, 17:05 ET

Verizon Wireless Announces A New DROID Experience

 There are certain expectations when a smartphone carries the DROID name – strength, endurance, intelligence, and detail. The new...

Oct 27, 2014, 09:57 ET

Verizon Wireless Named Tops In Data Performance At Pittsburgh International Airport In Report By RootMetrics®

RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm, released its fourth Pittsburgh International Airport RootScore® Report and Verizon Wireless...