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2014 Verizon News - Rhode Island - March 2015

2014 Verizon Foundation New England Domestic Violence Solutions Awards

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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. [ 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.

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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


Verizon customers in Rhode Island are the real winners in newest RootMetrics® wireless network performance report
Feb 23, 2016

Voting now open: Students from Cranston and Smithfield compete for chance to turn ideas into mobile apps
Jan 11, 2016

HopeLine from Verizon encourages consumers to go purple in support of October's Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct 01, 2015

Verizon's Satellite Solutions (And URI) Take You on a Deep-Sea Mission
Jun 15, 2015

Verizon Helped Grow Rhode Island Economy in 2014 With $71 Million Wireline Investment
Apr 28, 2015

Verizon Reports Strong Balanced Results; Delivers Customer, Earnings and Cash Flow Growth in First Quarter
Apr 21, 2015

Verizon Wireless Announces 4G LTE Coverage Enhancements in Rhode Island
Apr 02, 2015

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