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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: 60
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 46
Chairman of The Board and Chief Executive Officer Verizon Communications Inc
Age: 59
President of Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Age: 52
President of Southern California Region
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Verizon Wireless Inc Key Developments

LG Electronics Announces Availability of GizmoPal in Verizon Wireless Stores Nationwide and Online

LG Electronics and Verizon Wireless announced that the kid-friendly GizmoPal By LG is available in Verizon Wireless stores nationwide and online for $79.99. GizmoPal can be added to a Verizon Wireless MORE Everything plan for an additional $5 monthly line access fee. GizmoPal is LG's wearable for kids, aimed at helping parents keep in touch with their pre-school and elementary school-aged children. LG designed this kid-friendly device for parents who want to keep in touch with their children, who may be too young to manage a smartphone on their own. GizmoPal is worn on the wrist and comes in two colors blue and pink. It strikes a purposeful balance to help parents stay in touch with their children, even while on the go: Auto Answer: Two registered guardians can quickly call their children wearing GizmoPal; calls from up to four registered phone numbers are automatically answered, even if the child does nothing. One-Touch Calling: Children can call out to the two registered guardians with the touch of a single button. Location Check: With the GizmoPal app, parents can receive scheduled updates and notifications of their child's current location and location history using GPS technologies1. Drawing on its heritage of products with long-lasting battery life, GizmoPal features a 400 mAh battery. The device will sound a notification and notifies the GizmoPal app when the battery is low and needs to be charged. A red LED light changes to green when the device is fully charged. The GizmoPal app is compatible with smartphones and tablets with Android 4.0 or higher and iOS 7 or higher. The primary caregiver will have the ability to add or change the secondary caregiver, approve up to three registered contacts who can contact the GizmoPal band and update software for the device.

Verizon Wireless Signs Partnership Agreement with ArgoTrak

Verizon Wireless has signed a partnership agreement with ArgoTrak to provide advanced GPS technology to track and protect a wide range of watercraft, as well as land vehicles and equipment. As part of the Verizon Partner Program agreement, ArgoTrak will connect thousands of its tracking and security devices on Verizon's high-speed wireless network. ArgoTrak's customers include boat rental and charter companies in Southwest Florida, as well as other businesses and individuals in the region and around the world. Small, weatherproof ArgoTrak units not only can track watercraft and vehicles, they also can disable ignition, help analyze and control fuel consumption, and manage other functions. The GPS and other data is transmitted rapidly on Verizon's wireless network to cloud-based servers and then can be remotely accessed in real-time by connected computers, tablets and smartphones.

Verizon Wireless Opens Destination Store in Houston, Texas

Verizon Wireless continued its reinvention of the retail experience with the opening of its newest Destination Store in Houston, Texas, November 24. The 12,224 square foot, two-story store is designed to create an integrated, hands-on technology retail experience for today's sophisticated technology shopper.

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