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It’s that time of year when we think about 2022, but before that, let’s take a look at some highlights of what our award-winning Verizon Business Group has accomplished in 2021 around the world:
Winning today, while building for tomorrow.
Let’s start in April, when Verizon Business Revenue Manager Sampath shared on Up To Speed ââthat Verizon Business had signed its first European private 5G agreement with Associated British Ports, which operates the Port of Southampton, one of the busiest ports. UK’s busiest.
In June, we announced that the Department of Defense had selected Verizon Public Sector to provide the next-generation low-latency network needed to handle the department’s scientific research, engineering, and testing.
Go big with small businesses
At Verizon, we know there is nothing small about small businesses, especially during a tough year. That’s why we launched Small Business Days in April, giving small business owners the technology and tools they need to thrive through mobile communications, connectivity and security. Additionally, as part of Citizen Verizon, our socially responsible business plan, Verizon Small Business Digital Ready is an initiative that will provide 1 million small businesses with learning modules, expert coaching, peer-to-peer networking. and more.
Helping Women Succeed in Business
Another important milestone was taken in October when VBG CEO Tami Erwin and Verizon Chief Strategy Officer Rima Qureshi presented Women’s CoLab. The CoLab is an initiative to help women prepare for and succeed in an increasingly digital world. This is one of many empowerment initiatives Verizon launched this year, including Women in Business events on LinkedIn, including one for Working Moms and Championing Women in the Workforce.
Speaking of Tami, congratulations on being recently named one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women.
Official partner of the NFL 5G network
The future of football arrived in September when we announced our 10-year partnership with the NFL. The league will use Verizon 5G to support innovation and adoption of the technology. The partnership will also produce new experiences for fans like Verizon 5G Multi-View, which allows fans to view up to seven camera angles simultaneously.
Mastercard and Verizon partnership for contactless payments
Mastercard and Verizon Business have joined forces to create new experiences for consumers and businesses with contactless shopping and new ways to consume physical and digital goods, as well as to help small businesses prepare for digital.
Answering the Call: Verizon Frontline and the Verizon Response Team
This year, the Verizon Response team has been deployed more than 1,000 times in more than 700 communities across the United States, providing Verizon Frontline public safety technology to keep first responders and communities connected when they need it. Not needed anymore.
This team was so dedicated in their response that the Credo award was presented during the third quarter results webcast by Senior Vice President of Public Sector Jennifer Chronis to members of the Verizon Response West team for their response. to major incidents in 16 states and 142 communities. It was truly a heroic effort by the whole team.
Speaking of heroes, they come in all shapes and sizes, including our oversized THOR prototype vehicle. Short for Tactical Humanitarian Operations Response, it is a rapid-response mobile command center, the first of its kind, capable of deploying Verizon Frontline technology and Private Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband. Landing on Popular Science’s 2021 Best of What’s New Awards, the technology offers a glimpse into the future of emergency response.
One year to build
These are just a few of the Verizon Business Group’s greatest accomplishments over the past 12 months. With so much momentum by 2022, we will seek to achieve even greater gains across the group, while developing the security, IoT, BlueJeans and Connect businesses. And continue to be the partner of choice for customers of all sizes.
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