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. The campaign urges drivers to pledge not to text and drive and provides resources and tools to help prevent distracted driving.
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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 Wireless4G LTEnetwork in Rhode Island. [ Read the full message ]
"Rhode Island Coffee Shop Is Chock Full O’ FiOS"
Sure, his coffee's great. But Dave Levesque, owner of Brewed Awakenings, doesn't need caffeine to get him energized. He has four coffee shops in Rhode Island and the power of FiOS to keep him going strong. [ Read More ]
Verizon Powerful Answers Awards
When Verizon announced its Powerful Answers Award contest nearly a year ago, the company challenged innovators, developers and entrepreneurs to create ideas that would leverage Verizon’s cloud, broadband and wireless networks to deliver great solutions and social good. They didn't disappoint. [ Learn More ]
In the Community
Verizon continues to focus on the quality of life for Rhode Islandresidents 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 Grants To Help Seven Rhode Island Domestic Violence Prevention Organizations Expand Programs
Seven Rhode Island nonprofits received a total of $45,000 in grants from the Verizon Foundation to boost their domestic violence prevention efforts. The nonprofits were recognized at a training session hosted by the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Pictured ( L-R ) Christina Garcia, Manager of Prevention & Youth Advocate Sojourner House; Megan Whelan, Youth Education Advocate Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County; Jessica Walsh, Director of Prevention Women’s Resource Center; Jennifer Wall, Executive Director East Providence Prevention Coalition; Deb Debare, Executive Director Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Kris Lyons, Executive Director Women’s Center of Rhode Island; Michele Cinquegrano, Regional Director Government Affairs Verizon; Frances O’Neill-Cunha, Regional Director Regulatory Verizon; Christy dos Reis, Director of Communications Day One