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[February 15, 2013]
Verizon invests $105 million in 2012 on Delaware infrastructure
Feb 15, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- Verizon (NYSE: VZ) reported it has invested more than $105 million in its Delaware wireline networks and information technology infrastructure in 2012.
"The economic health of Delaware goes hand-in-hand with modern, advanced communications networks because they spur technological progress, commerce, business development, learning and communication at an accelerated pace," said Tim Smith, Verizon region president of consumer and mass business for Pennsylvania/Delaware.
More than half of US consumers say Internet service is their home's most important convenience, according to the Verizon FiOS Innovation Index a series of consumer research surveys. More than 50 percent of all survey respondents also indicated an interest in remote health monitoring and virtual medical visits, which are enabled by ultra-high-speed networks and innovative applications.
Verizon's major wireline infrastructure programs in 2012 included continued deployment of the company's award-winning, 100 percent fibre-optic FiOS TV and FiOS Internet services. At year's end, FiOS services were available to more than 213,000 Delaware homes and businesses.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions oversees all of Verizon's solutions for large business and government customers in Delaware and globally, including a portfolio of cloud and IT, enterprise mobility, security and advanced communications offerings. It also offers specialized solutions for key industries such as health care, retail, energy and utilities, and financial services. In addition, Verizon Enterprise Solutions includes the company's full range of global wholesale offerings.
Verizon Communications, headquartered in New York, is a leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. For more information, visit www.verizon.com.
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