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Take the Pledge - It Can Wait

Verizon is joining forces with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and a number of other businesses and community organizations to help promote safe driving through It Can Wait. http://itcanwait.com/



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Welcome to Verizon Rhode Island online, a great resource for news and information on how we serve you - our friends, neighbors and partners in business across the Ocean State.

As a technology leader, we continue to invest each year in new technologies that bring the best video, Internet and telephone service to our customers in Rhode Island. Today, our fiber-optic network and its rich array of FiOS voice, data and video services are available in 29 Rhode Island communities. We also are rolling out the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network in Rhode Island. [ Read the full message ]



Staying Close to Tech Startups Is ‘a Natural Fit’

Verizon partners with a number of would-be entrepreneurs at business incubators throughout the United States, including Rhode Island’s Founders League, one of the best in the country. Founders League is a community of entrepreneurs who are sharing space, knowledge, and resources to start and grow their businesses.. [ Learn More ]


Feeling Lucky to be Alive - Verizon Wireless

Sarah Bonam praises the Verizon Wireless network for assisting in her rescue after falling down an icy trail while hiking Pike's Peak in Colorado.



In the Community

Verizon continues to focus on the quality of life for Rhode Island 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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Verizon proudly supports the DVRCSC

Verizon Champions Innovative STEM Program at Learning Community Charter School, Central Falls

The Verizon Innovate Learning Grant program presented a $20,000 grant to Learning Community Charter School in support of its promising initiatives to increase STEM learning and interest. Recognizing the critical importance of tech readiness, the Learning Community Charter School is partnering with Brown University and NASA to develop an innovative computer science curriculum for middle grade students that will enable students to create their own mobile applications. [ Learn More ]



Latest News


Eight Student Teams Win ‘Best in Nation’ in National Verizon Innovative App Challenge
Feb 03, 2015

Verizon’s $1M Powerful Answers Award Winners Boast Solutions with Potential to Change our World for the Better
Feb 03, 2015

24 ‘Best in Region’ Winners Advance to Finals of Third Verizon Innovative App Challenge
Jan 16, 2015

Verizon Announces Best-in-State Student Team Winners in Third National App Challenge
Jan 06, 2015

Verizon Champions Innovative STEM Programs in 4 Underserved Rhode Island Public Schools
Dec 10, 2014

Verizon Grants to Help 48 New England Domestic Violence Prevention Organizations Expand Programs
Sep 26, 2014

Verizon Means Business: Upgrades FiOS Small-Business Customers' Upload Speeds at No Cost
Sep 22, 2014

Decisive New Technology Adoption Leads to Competitive Advantage, Verizon sponsored Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Survey Confirms
Sep 16, 2014

TV Viewing Experience Redefined: Verizon Launches FiOS Quantum TV Service in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
May 28, 2014

Verizon Invested More Than $78 Million in Rhode Island’s Wireline Telecommunications Infrastructure in 2013
Apr 23, 2014

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