Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), is a telephone, internet service provider, and television company in the United States. It also owns a mobile phone company, Verizon Wireless and AOL. Verizon was created in 2000 by merging GTE and Bell Atlantic. These companies had already absorbed other companies, some of them more than a hundred years old. The biggest ones were formerly owned by AT&T.
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- About Verizon Wireless: Facts-at-a-Glance
- CBS MarketWatch profile, Verizon Communications, Inc.
- "Verizon Communications Inc. 2011 Annual Report, Form 10-K, Filing Date Feb 16, 2012" (PDF). secdatabase.com. Retrieved June 8, 2012.