Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon, or the Company) is a holding company that,
acting through its subsidiaries, is one of the world's leading providers of
communications, information and entertainment products and services to
consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. With a presence around the
world, we offer voice, data and video services and solutions on our wireless and
wireline networks that are designed to meet customers' demand for mobility,
reliable network connectivity, security and control. Formerly known as Bell
Atlantic Corporation (Bell Atlantic), we were incorporated in 1983 under the
laws of the State of Delaware. We began doing business as Verizon on June 30,
2000 following our merger with GTE Corporation. We have a highly diverse
workforce of approximately 160,900 employees.
Our principal executive offices are located at 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New
York, New York 10036 (telephone number 212-395-1000).