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What is Verizon?

With its 150 global locations, Verizon offers voice, data and video services and solutions, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, network connectivity, security and control. Verizon operates through the Verizon Consumer Group (Consumer) and Verizon Business Group (Business) segments by engaging in the provision of communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies.

Verizon Business simplifies and accelerates end-to-end IoT solution creation by providing all the critical components in the IoT value chain available to customers. Additionally, Verizon Communications that was formed on June 30, 2000, is headquartered in New York City. The company had revenues of $131.9 billion in 2019.

In terms of sustainability, the company will go carbon neutral by 2035. Sourcing or generating renewable energy is equivalent to 50 percent of its total annual electricity consumption by 2025. Verizon was the first company in the world to launch a commercial 5G mobile network with a commercially available 5G-enabled smartphone.

Since 2012, Verizon has provided access to hardware, connectivity and curriculum to under-resourced schools through the Verizon Innovative Learning program. This program has provided over $535M in market value towards STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education.

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