Today's "4Gs" grant announcements bring the company's total community contributions to more than $900,000 since 2010. The majority of those dollars have gone to support tornado relief, emergency preparedness and domestic violence awareness and prevention efforts. In addition to the company's network and community investment, Verizon Wireless employs more than 1,200 people in Alabama, including at Verizon's state headquarters in Huntsville, and operates 24 company-owned retail locations across the state, with a 25 th location opening in Madison in August.
About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 98.9 million retail customers, including 93.2 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 73,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at http://news.verizonwireless.com or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWNews.
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