Verizon Global Wholesale Earns Top Marks for Key Voice and Wireless Services in Carrier Report Card Survey

Wholesale customers have rated Verizon Global Wholesale's outbound 1+ domestic calling service and its wireless voice and data services No. 1 in the ATLANTIC-ACM 2010 U.S. Long Haul Wholesale Carrier Report Card.

The top-rating awards, presented Monday (March 15) at the keynote address of the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2010 Convention & EXPO in Nashville, are based on more than 1,000 carrier evaluations submitted to ATLANTIC-ACM, a strategic research and consulting firm, by hundreds of wholesale customers. Survey categories included brand, sales representatives, provisioning, network performance, customer service, billing, and numerous product quality and price categories.

Quintin Lew, senior vice president of marketing for Verizon Global Wholesale, who accepted the awards, said, "Our outbound 1+ domestic calling services and our wireless voice and data services are integral to helping our wholesale customers offer a complete set of wireline and wireless solutions. These awards are testament to our persistent drive to provide top-quality and value-added service offerings that help our customers succeed."

Verizon Global Wholesale offers outbound 1+ domestic calling services through Verizon Long Distance Voice, and wireless voice and data services though Verizon Global Wholesale Mobility Solutions.

Verizon Global Wholesale meets the needs of wholesale customers around the globe by providing offerings ranging from traditional voice services to complex data technologies and value-added services.

Boston-based ATLANTIC-ACM is a leading provider of strategic research and consulting services serving the telecommunications and information industries. In addition to producing the industry's principal benchmarking, sizing and opportunity studies, the company assists clients in evaluating telecommunications opportunities for successful investment, market entry, and long-term planning.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to mass market, business, government and wholesale customers.  Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, serving more than 91 million customers nationwide.  Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers innovative, seamless business solutions to customers around the world.  A Dow 30 company, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of approximately 222,900 and last year generated consolidated revenues of more than $107 billion.  For more information, visit www.verizon.com.