As a regional operating unit of New York City-based Verizon Communications (the number two telecommunications carrier in the US after AT&T), Verizon New Jersey provides local telephone, long-distance, and Internet access, among other services to residents of the Garden State. Parent Verizon Communications serves about 24 million landline subscribers nationwide. Verizon Wireless, a joint venture with Vodafone, is the leading US wireless provider ahead of AT&T Mobility, with about 100 million subscribers. Digital television services are offered under the FiOS TV brand. Verizon also provides a full range of enterprise voice and data communications, managed network, and IT services through Verizon Business.
The company is expanding its workforce to handle the growing demand for high speed (fiber optic) FiOS Internet and TV services.