Verizon Communications Inc. is a telecommunication company based in New York City. The headquarters of the company is named the Verizon Building. William J. Kathrein was the founder of Verizon, which was earlier called Bell Atlantic Corporation. The company has collaborated with many other entities and now it offers landline services across eleven states together with other telecommunications services, which include Fixed line data and voice service, fixed-line television service, directory operations in the form of SuperPages, and it is also one of the largest providers of wireless data and voice services. Now, it also offers devices and smartphones as well as other accessories.