Verizon is an innovative wireless communications company that connects people and businesses with the most advanced wireless technology and service available.
Verizon launched the nation’s first 3G wireless broadband network. We were also the first tier-one wireless provider in the nation to build and operate a 4G LTE network. With 4G LTE, our customers can access the Internet and stream media faster than ever—and experience their mobile world in real-time.
As the nation’s largest wireless company, we serve 98.9 million retail connections and operate more than 1,900 retail locations in the United States. Globally, we offer voice and data services in more than 200 destinations.
2012 was a year of accelerating momentum, for Verizon and the communications industry. The revolution in mobile, broadband and cloud networks picked up steam—continuing to disrupt and transform huge sectors of our society, from finance to entertainment to healthcare. To compete and grow in such a dynamic environment requires a commitment to innovation, a focus on continuous improvement and service excellence, a rigorous attention to building shareholder value and a deep belief in the social benefits of our empowering technology.