Our investment in Florida's network infrastructure is an investment in the economic future of the state. At Verizon, we are constantly transforming to compete and win in this environment. We are differentiating ourselves in the marketplace by building superior networks and delivering innovative technologies - particularly in consumer broadband, business and government, and wireless.
The Tampa Bay region's consumers, businesses and government agencies continued to benefit from Verizon's 2013 investment of more than $336 million in its industry-leading fiber-optic and Internet Protocol-based networks. [ Read the press release ]
Verizon's major wireline infrastructure programs in 2013 included:
Our infrastructure investment breaks down traditional technological boundaries, empowering people and businesses in Florida to connect however, whenever and wherever they want. This creates opportunities that are borderless and that bring great benefits to our customers, employees, suppliers and communities.