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. [ Read More ]
2015 Powerful Answers Awards Winners
This past April, over 1,400 entrepreneurs set out on a journey with hopes of taking a big step towards making their world-changing ideas a reality by entering the 2015 Powerful Answers Awards contest. Twelve winning entrepreneurs have been announced and have received invitations to attend the awards presentation on December 9. [ Learn More ]
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 ]
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.
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 ]