Not since the invention of the telephone has the telecommunications industry been at a more exciting point in time. Advances in technology and innovative new applications for communication are popping up faster than ever. With such rapid development - and deployment - of these technologies, the lives of Virginians have drastically improved in ways that could not be foreseen just a decade ago. We're in near-constant communication with friends and family. Businesses move at a greater and more profitable speed. And healthcare, education and energy markets, among others, have all come to depend on various forms of connectivity to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
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The Innovative App Challenge is Back!
The Verizon Innovative App Challenge is back, and Bill Nye, the Science Guy, is helping Verizon to encourage students nationwide to organize their teams and submit their cool app ideas now. Absolutely no coding or technology skills are necessary to win. [ Learn More ]
“It better work.” It’s what everyone expects from any product or service every time they use it, and that’s the message Verizon is driving home to consumers as part of its upcoming ad campaign. [ Learn More ]
In the Community
Verizon continues to focus on the quality of life for Virginia residents by investing in a wide range of programs that strengthen education, raise awareness of domestic violence, and improve health care through the use of technology.
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On September 24th, over 400 people attended Verizon's 6th annual recycling rally in Ashburn. 77 pallets were collected from the public, totaling more than 39,000 pounds of materials. The rally also collected approximately 200 cellphones that will be repurposed as part of Verizon's HopeLine program. Congratulations and THANKS to everyone who participated!