Verizon Wireless Goes Below Ground

Verizon Wireless has entered into a new contract with Transit Wireless to connect to their underground wireless infrastructure to provide service to Verizon customers in 76 NYC subway stations by the end of the year. Pat Devlin, Verizon regional president, says this is a natural extension of Verizon’s reliable network, intended to empower customers and help keep them connected no matter where they are. More details in the below video.

Verizon’s Domestic Violence Summit Proved to be a Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal

Last week, Verizon Wireless hosted a “A Day to Connect, Inspire and Heal” a Domestic Violence Summit in NYC bringing together leaders from domestic violence prevention organizations across the country and survivors to explore current issues and highlight positive and healing solutions. With over 250 people in attendance to spark a national conversation about domestic violence and to drive solutions to this societal issue, the Summit was a wonderful experience for members of the organizations and survivors alike.

 Here are what some of the attendees had to say:

“The Summit was a great opportunity to be away from the day-to-day and be with and hear from others in the field … a day to Connect, Inspire and Heal….. WOW – I know it did exactly that for me and then some…” Judith Lynn, Joe Torre Safe at Home

“It was a wonderful experience from start to finish. I had so many people come up to me and share personal experiences and tell me how things I said really inspired them. No one can ask for more than that. I did want to share something that several people told me that surprised me a little. They said they werevery glad you picked me as a survivor instead of the stereotypical case. They liked that I was strong, older, educated, etc., because it showed this can happen to anyone…. Thank you again for everything and I hope that Verizon keeps working towards change.” Julie Bush, survivor  

“It meant so much to us that we were able to be involved. The conference itself was amazing and so well organized. Thanks to Verizon Wireless for being such tireless advocates, allies and leaders in this work. It makes a real difference.”  Sharon Staples, Anti Violence Project. 

You can help by donating old wireless phones and accessories to HopeLine from Verizon, a program that helps connect domestic violence survivors to vital resources and funds domestic violence prevention organizations. Through HopeLine, the company recycles and furbishes no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories and provides wireless phones with minutes and text-messaging service to domestic violence survivors.

Pentatonix Answers Fan Questions From NYC Gran Central Show

Thank you to everyone who attended the NYC Pentatonix show on December 5th! Not only did Pentatonix put on an amazing performance, but they also took time out of their busy schedules to answer some great fan questions!

Interested to know how old Pentatonix was when they got their first phone, what their favorite music apps are and how they stay connected to their fans? Watch the video below to hear their answers to these questions and many more!

Another Chance to Check Out A Free Performance From Pentatonix!

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NYC, it’s your turn to enjoy sweet harmony this holiday season, thanks to Verizon and Pentatonix! The a capella singing group is taking a quick detour from their sold-out tour to give another free in-store holiday performance, this time at the Grand Central Station Verizon Store in New York City. Tomorrow afternoon they’ll be singing songs from their new holiday EP, “PTXmas”. After the show stick around becaue, you’ll have the chance to get your photo taken with the group!

Verizon Wireless Store
420 Lexington Ave.
New York City, NY 10017
Tuesday, 12/11 | 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM”


Free Holiday Performances By Pentatonix December 11th


Get another chance to enjoy sweet harmony this holiday season, thanks to Verizon and Pentatonix! The a Capella singing group will be performing again for FREE on Tuesday, December 11th, at the Verizon Store at Grand Central Station in New York City from 12:30-2 p.m. After Pentatonix’s amazing performance in Washington, DC, a fan asked if the group would ever consider adding a 6th member, watch the video to find out their answer.


If you have a question for Pentatonix, but won’t be able to attend the performance this Tuesday reblog this post with YOUR question and we’ll ask for you! 

For more information visit: http://www.verizoninsider.com/ptx

LIVE from Times Square


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In celebration of Fleet Week New York and in support of U.S. Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, Verizon Wireless is showcasing a live stream of social content from the grounds of the celebration. User-submitted photos and encouraging words shared on social media platforms appear on the largest stage in the world, Times Square in New York City.

Now through May 30th, Fleet Week participants can tag their tweets, Instagram photos and Foursquare check-ins with the hashtag #fleetweek to make it onto MTV 44 ½, the giant gilded screen across the street from MTV’s famed studios.

To learn more about Fleet Week, New York click through.

HopeLine from Verizon Presents Financial Grant to Resources for Children with Special Needs

Through HopeLine, Verizon Wireless has donated $7,500 to Resources for Children with Special Needs. RCSN works with New York families throughout the five boroughs who have children with disabilities and other special needs to help them understand, navigate, and access the services needed to ensure that all children have the opportunity to develop their full potential.

"We are very grateful for the grant from HopeLine from Verizon," said Rachel Howard, Executive Director of RCSN. "It will allow us to expand our current educational programs and ensure that more NYC families affected by domestic violence have the chance to heal and grow together."