We don’t wait
for the future.
We build it.

We’re giving humans the ability to do more in this world, by creating the connections that turn innovative ideas into reality. We call it

#humanability

    Enabling
    heroes

    When disaster strikes, communication becomes a lifeline. From a dedicated lane on our network to cell towers on wheels, we are constantly innovating to help keep first responders connected so they can get their job done.

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    When disaster strikes, communication becomes a lifeline. From a dedicated lane on our network to cell towers on wheels, we are constantly innovating to help keep first responders connected so they can get their job done.

    Why it matters
    95.6+ million
    people in the US were affected by natural disasters in 2017
    56,000+
    emergency calls were made in the wake of hurricane Harvey
    In 2018
    more first responders rely on Verizon than any other wireless voice network
    95.6+ million
    people in the US were affected by natural disasters in 2017
    56,000+
    emergency calls were made in the wake of hurricane Harvey
    In 2018
    more first responders rely on Verizon than any other wireless voice network

    Powering
    smarter

    Sensors on our network allow
    Hawaiian Electric Company to
    collect near-real-time data on their
    power grid, so they can reach their
    goal of 100% renewable energy.

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    Sensors on our network allow Hawaiian Electric Company to collect near-real-time data on their power grid, so they can reach their goal of 100% renewable energy.

    Why it matters
    100 ft
    Width of Hawaii's coastline that could erode in the next 30 years due to climate change, imperiling coastal communities.
    17%
    The amount of US electricity generated by renewable sources.
    2045
    The year Hawaii aims to reach 100%
    renewable energy.
    100 ft
    Width of Hawaii's coastline that could erode in the next 30 years due to climate change, imperiling coastal communities.
    17%
    The amount of US electricity generated by renewable sources.
    2045
    The year Hawaii aims to reach 100% renewable energy.

    Giving hope

    Verizon Innovative Learning provides free technology, access and innovative curriculum to over a million kids across the country.

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    Verizon Innovative Learning provides free technology, access and innovative curriculum to over a million kids across the country.

    Our impact
    1 Million+
    kids helped by Verizon Innovative Learning so far
    2 Million
    more kids will be helped by 2021
    64%
    of kids are more interested in attending college after participating in our program

    Reducing CO2

    IoT sensors connected to our network give cities the ability to cut carbon emissions and reduce commute times.

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    IoT sensors connected to our network give cities the ability to cut carbon emissions and reduce commute times.

    Why it matters
    8 Billion+
    hours are spent stuck in traffic each year
    10lbs
    of carbon dioxide is emitted by every car that idles one hour a day for a week
    $160 Billion+
    is the annual cost of traffic congestion

    Protecting food

    Our advanced network tracks environmental conditions in real time giving people the ability to protect food shipments from the risk of contamination.

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    Our advanced network tracks environmental conditions in real time giving people the ability to protect food shipments from the risk of contamination.

    Why it matters
    47.8 Million
    Americans get sick from foodborne diseases each year
    128K
    people are hospitalized by food poisoning annually
    3K
    Americans die each year from foodborne diseases

    Saving lives

    We’re racing to build the fastest and most powerful Intelligent Edge Network to enable breakthrough innovations in healthcare.

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    We’re racing to build the fastest and most powerful Intelligent Edge Network to enable breakthrough innovations in healthcare.

    Why it matters
    46.7 Million
    Americans live more than an hour from a trauma center
    40K+
    physician positions will be unfilled in the U.S. by 2030
    19K+
    surgeon positions will be unfilled in the U.S. by 2030
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