Verizon Communications also known as Verizon is a corporate subsidiary of Dow Jones Industrial Average and was established in 1983, initially providing services to the belt between New Jersey and Virginia. Addressed as Bell Atlantic at that time, the company was renamed to ‘Verizon’ in 2000, when it merged with an independent phone company, namely GTE. Verizon is headquartered in Lower Manhattan, New York City.
VerizonWireless, an operating unit of Verizon Communications was founded in 2000 as a joint venture between Verizon Communications and telecom giants Vodafone. Verizon Wireless connects businesses and individuals through the most advanced technology and services in the wireless sector, making it one of the most innovative wireless companies in the business.
An Overview: Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications is the leader in delivering innovative communication facility along with informative and mobile entertainment services. Verizon.Com has been providing high quality videos and wireless telecom services with superior bandwidths to the consumers all across the globe.
The company boasts of being America’s largest 4G wireless network provider. Its signals transmit through the most advanced and technically tested fibre-optic network line. Verizon provides an integrated communication and wireless channel to customers including large corporate houses and government departments, in more than 150 countries, and thus there were no questions raised when it featured at the top of the list of World’s Most Admired Companies, issued by Fortune magazine.
The reason behind Verizon’s impact on the global economy and its continuous unprecedented growth is the set of values embedded in the planning structure of the company, which believes in serving the people and the community in the best way it can. Knowing that their communication network provides the centre stage for numerous industrial and corporate deals and decisions, Verizon has over the years maintained great standards of innovative communication services through a strategically creative and technical outset. Verizon is highly committed to its customers and has never hesitated over the years, in taking decisions to improve their lives, may it be through accessing new markets, collaborating to promote innovations and technology and to look into social issues.
Verizon understands that the most exciting and intellectual growth opportunity is through the collaboration of business interests and social issues. The company has been using their technological resources to address the environmental issues and at the same time through its innovative planning structure, has maintained a steady growth at the world stage
What are the services provided by Verizon Communications?
Fixed-line Voice - Currently, Verizon Communications is the second-largest provider of fixed telephony across United States. The company offers several types of land line telephone services along with VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) through optical fibre line network, for both short and long distances. Their services have been highly appreciated as the use of advanced technology in transmission has ensured better communication for the users.
Fixed-line data - Verizon has been providing High Speed internet services in many areas along with its primary phone service. Depending on the infrastructure and the location, Verizon provides internet speed ranging from 0.5 Mb/s to 15 Mb/s. Verizon, under the name ‘FiOs’ started offering FTTP (Fibre to the Premises, or Fibre to the Home) to some of its subscribers from 2006.
Fixed-line Television - Under the FiOS service, Verizon launched its video services, using high quality fibre-optics network to ensure high definition, noise free output. Verizon partners with DirecTV to offer satellite-TV services that delivers more than 500 channels, 40,000 video-on-demand titles
Wireless Voice & Data - Based on number of subscribers, Www.VerizonWireless.Com is the largest carrier of wireless communication in the United States. Verizon Wireless is currently a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone, however, Verizon Communications are planning and to buy the stocks currently held by Vodafone and as sole stake holder of the company.
Business services - Verizon Enterprise Solutions, one of the three operating units of Www.Verizon.Com, since its establishment has employed over 30,000 people across 75 countries in their 321 offices, offering advanced information technology (IT) and IP communications products and services including mobility, managed services and security, among others.
Directory operations - Verizon offers sales and publishing related services and have circulated about 121 million copies in 41 states since its establishment in the Yellow Pages business. The company’s website attracts more than 17 million visitors a month, making it a high traffic website, thus ensuring that the writings or contents published here is not deprived of an audience.
Verizon Partner Program - Verizon launched the Verizon Partner Program (www.verizonenterprise.com/partnerprogram) in February,2013 is aimed at offering medium-sized preferred access to a particular businesses cloud and ensure consistent communication, mobility and networking solutions for the same. The program works at four levels, each providing different levels of benefits and fulfilling different requirements.