Thousand Oaks, California – (The Hosting News) – January 25, 2008 – Web host and Internet solutions firm, Verizon, supports the California Broadband Task Force’s measure for ‘Next-Generation’ Networks, as it anticipates future fiber, wireless and broadband business challenges.
The California Broadband Task Force has issued its report to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the state Legislature. The report calls upon public officials and industry leaders to maintain the state’s leadership position by: building out ”next-generation” broadband infrastructure; developing uniform permitting standards; stimulating more widespread adoption of technology; fostering innovation and collaboration; encouraging educational opportunities in technology; and creating a statewide e-health network.
The full report is available online at www.calink.ca.gov/taskforcereport. According to the company, Tim McCallion, President of Verizon West Region, who also serves as a member of the California Broadband Task Force remarked, ”The California Broadband Task Force report makes it clear that we need bold leadership in the public and private sectors to ensure we keep pace with our competitors in the global economy. Verizon has risen to that challenge by building the United States’ only widespread all-fiber-optic network and the nation’s most reliable wireless broadband network. Verizon IS the broadband company.”
Verizon Business is one of the largest providers of advanced data, Internet and voice communications services globally. Verizon Business offers local-to-global-to-local network capabilities coupled with a broad range of telecommunications products and services, including managed network services and systems integration, to all levels of government. With this broad portfolio of services, Verizon Business can provide federal agencies with one-stop shopping for communications or connectivity needs.
Verizon Business, a unit of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), is a provider of advanced communications and information technology (IT) solutions to large business and government customers worldwide. Combining global network reach with advanced technology and professional service capabilities, Verizon Business delivers a range of IT and Hosting solutions to fully outsource data centers, storage, application management and IT help desks.
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