01/22/2020|Inside Verizon

Driving toward a sustainable future.

By: Verizon Up To Speed

Today on Up To Speed: Hans speaks at the World Economic Forum, plus new partnerships with Audi and Google Stadia.

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Reaffirming our carbon neutral goal at World Economic Forum.

This week at the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Hans Vestberg reaffirmed our goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2035 to political and business leaders from around the world. “Everything from sustainability, climate, 5G, and the fourth industrial revolution, those are things we are really impacting,” said Hans. “There’s so many challenges, that I think what we are doing everyday at Verizon with all our V Teamers is so important.” From being the first U.S. telecommunications company to issue a green bond for sustainability investments, to a company-wide volunteer effort for climate protection, we are leading by example through our commitment to a carbon neutral future. You can read more about Verizon at the World Economic Forum on Yahoo Finance.

  • Watch the full interview with Lauren and Hans here.
  • Watch CNBC's full Davos interview with Hans here.
  • Watch Hans on Yahoo Finance here and here.

New 2020 Audi models will have Verizon Unlimited data option.

Audi and Verizon are partnering to give drivers fast, secure in-vehicle internet access wherever the road may take them. The 2020 Audi A4 and A5 model lines will feature a Verizon Unlimited data connection powered by our 4G LTE network. “Partnering with Verizon gives us the opportunity to deliver Audi connect services with unlimited Wi-Fi and reliable connectivity to Audi customers every time they get behind the wheel,” said Pom Malhotra from Audi of America. To read more about the partnership, click here.

New partnership with Google Stadia

Starting January 29, new Fios gigabit customers can get three months of free access to Google Stadia, the amazing cloud-based gaming platform. The deal includes a Google Chromecast Ultra and a new controller. You don’t have to buy an expensive console or other hardware and you can play 4K games including Tomb Raider and Red Dead Redemption II. Not only can you can watch on any TV, but if you own a Pixel, you can attach the controller to it via USB and play on the go.

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