Verizon Wireless, a joint project of Verizon Communications and Vodafone, is the major U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, in terms of revenues — $38 billion in 2006. Since the company was formed in 2000, Verizon Wireless has put in more than $35 billion to increase the coverage and capability of its countrywide network and to add novel services. Verizon Wireless remains considerably to the fore of the trade with well built retail net client additions, revenue expansion, profitability and low churn in the first quarter of 2007. And, Verizon Wireless has the most retail customers in the nation — those who pay for services directly to Verizon Wireless at one of more than 2,200 stores, together with those within Circuit City and BJs. Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 65,000 employees nationwide.
Various voice calling plans offered by Verizon Wireless are as followes
Broadband Access – Connect to the Internet with average download speeds of 400-700 kbps.
V CAST Mobile TV Select – Watch TV programs on CBS Mobile, Comedy Central, ESPN, Fox Mobile, MTV,NBC, NBC News and Nickelodeon.
V CAST Video - View video clips of news, sports and entertainment, plus access to Mobile Web 2.0.
V CAST Music – Download songs from 1.9 million titles in the library.
Text, Picture, Video – Send picture, text, and 15-second video messages.
VZ Navigator is a clean and comprehensive navigational system and VZ Navigator especially good for travelers who want access to maps and nearby services
Verizon Wireless declared that it has improved its entire EV-DO high-speed data network to the Revision A standard. Verizon assert that users will be capable to upload and download files five to six times faster than before with the Revision-A technology which was launched as a new technology of broadband internet product. The upgraded network will offer users with up to 1.4 megabits per second downlink and 600 kilobits per second uplink speeds — in assumption 1MB file will take just about eight seconds to download. This network is accessible to over 200 million Americans in chief urban areas like Boston and its suburbs the Richmond and Hampton Roads, Virginia; Chicago and its suburbs. Customers will have faster access to the Internet, e-mail and corporate data.
Verizon is also popular for V CAST Mobile TV service. It is the service that provides television programming to capable mobile phones using MediaFLO. V CAST Mobile TV was initially launched in Manhattan in May 2007 and has slowly added a greater and greater service area in the time since.
Verizon Wireless offers a range of corporate services to the corporate houses and firms. It provides economical voice plans and various data services. Following is the list of the corporate services provided by Verizon:
Verizon Wireless aims at the delivery of high performance managed networking solutions based on Juniper technology platforms. To help customers successfully verizon Business offers a package of professional network and security services with manageing their IP networks.