Overview

Verizon is a leader in delivering broadband and other communication innovations to wireline and wireless customers.

Corporate History

Truly a 21st century company, based on the promise of a new competitive marketplace, Verizon Communications Inc. was formed on June 30, 2000, with the merger of Bell Atlantic Corp. and GTE Corp.

Industry Overview

Shifts from analog to digital technology, from wired to wireless platforms, and from narrowband to broadband services are transforming traditional telephone companies into providers of full-service communications networks that deliver high-speed, mobile connectivity.