April 17, 2014 8:39 AM ET

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Company Overview of Verizon Wireless Inc

Company Overview

Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, provides wireless communication services across wireless networks in the United States. It operates third generation (3G) wireless broadband networks; and fourth generation long-term evolution technology (4G LTE) networks. The company also provides postpaid and prepaid voice services; and sells cell phones, smart phones, tablets, mobile hotspots, USB modems, voice and data plans, and accessories. In addition, it provides solutions and services to small and medium business, and governments. The company serves approximately 102.8 million retail connections and operates approximately 1,700 retail stores in the United States, as well as off...

One Verizon Way

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

United States

Founded in 1994



Key Executives for Verizon Wireless Inc

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 45
Chairman of The Board and Chief Executive Officer Verizon Communications Inc
Age: 58
President of Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Verizon Wireless Inc Key Developments

HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated Announces Availability of JBL Portable Audio Product Lineup Through Verizon Wireless Stores Nationwide

HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated announced that products from its JBL portable audio product lineup will now be available for sale through all Verizon Wireless stores nationwide. The JBL Pulse portable speaker is just one of the JBL audio accessories now available at Verizon Wireless stores nationwide. With long-lasting battery life, JBL portable wireless speakers are the best way to enjoy your music away from home. And since each JBL portable wireless speaker features Bluetooth connectivity, they make the perfect audio companion to a variety of Verizon's selection of wireless devices. Verizon Wireless will now assort the top wireless products from JBL, including: JBL Flip 2 portable speaker, providing room-filling sound from a compact cylindrical enclosure small enough and lightweight to carry in your hand; JBL Charge portable player/charger combo, delivering unsurpassed portable audio while providing more than 12 hours of playback time. It can also charge your other mobile devices on the go via its built-in USB port; JBL Pulse wireless speaker featuring high-fidelity, room filling JBL sound pulsed to a series of pre-programmed light themes controlling brightness and color.

Verizon Wireless Announces Release of the Samsung Galaxy S5

Verizon Wireless announced the immediate availability of the Galaxy S5 online and in stores. Customers can purchase the device in either Charcoal Black or Shimmery White for $199.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new, two-year activation. And for a limited time, customers can get a second phone free after a $50 mail-in rebate. The Verizon Edge program is also available for eligible customers who want to upgrade. For a limited time, customers who choose Edge and a MORE Everything plan with 10 GB data allowance or more can add four smartphones to the plan for $160 per month. Customers can now enjoy one of the most innovative smartphone experiences. With the Ultra Power Saving Mode feature, the Galaxy S5 allows customers to close nonessential apps and switch the screen to black and white offering maximum battery life. Users can also lock and unlock their phones with the touch of a fingerprint, providing quick and secure access to their favorite applications. Watching movies or taking pictures has never been easier or more entertaining. Featuring a 5.1-inch high-definition AMOLED(R) screen, the Galaxy S5 delivers rich colors, the ability to boost brightness and intensity of both photos and videos, and even a Selective Focus feature allowing users to highlight specific objects in their pictures. The device's 16-megapixel camera has the capability to capture images in an instant with its fast autofocus, and the Studio feature allows users to edit, enhance and share their photos directly from the phone. The Galaxy S5 provides health features to support everyday fitness needs. With the heart monitor, users can chart heart rate levels before and after exercise, and the personal fitness tracker has the capability to monitor steps, challenge friends, earn badges and receive on-demand nutrition advice with Health(TM). In addition, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the dustproof and water-resistant feature. The Galaxy S5 is also compatible with a variety of accessories, including the Jabra Style Bluetooth(R) Headset, the Altec Lansing JACKET Bluetooth(R) Speaker, the LG TONE PRO(TM) Bluetooth Stereo Headset, as well as dual output vehicle chargers.

Verizon Wireless Enhances 4G LTE Coverage in and Around Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Verizon Wireless Inc. enhanced fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage in and around Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 4G LTE empowers Verizon Wireless customers with compatible devices to surf the Web, post status updates and photos, and download files wirelessly at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.

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