"By fostering an environment uniting companies, Verizon Wireless is helping build a strong ecosystem aimed at effectively innovating, removing business and technical barriers, and defining new models to accelerate mass adoption of new services and devices. As a founding partner of the Verizon Wireless LTE Innovation Center, Alcatel-Lucent is building on our proven success in developing open-device networks that will help bring whole new classes of services to market."
Ken Wirth, President, End-to-End Networks
"The Verizon Wireless LTE Innovation Center will help create an ecosystem to explore the full potential of the LTE mobile broadband experience and its value to consumers and business customers. Ericsson is proud to be part of this unique collaboration to bring together leading wireless technology, device and application innovators to help create future opportunities with LTE, the emerging global mobile technology."
Angel Ruiz, Chief Executive Officer and President
Ericsson North America
“Cisco is proud to be a Founding Partner of the Verizon Innovation Center. The setting that Verizon has created here at the Innovation Center is much needed for the industry in order to incubate and stimulate those solutions that address some of the world’s toughest challenges. To sit side-to-side with partners both large and small to ideate and create powerful solutions is just another example of how Verizon continues to lead the industry. The Verizon Innovation Center allows us to innovate in an environment that promotes and supports teamwork and collaboration.”
Jim Cassella, Vice President of Sales, Verizon Engagement, Cisco
"Samsung’s significant investment in LTE technology makes the 4G network standard an exciting option for businesses and consumers who want broadband speed and connectivity wherever they are. Samsung is thrilled to be part of the wireless broadband digital convergence that LTE will bring to our industry."
Tom Jasny, Vice President, Wireless Network Systems
Samsung Telecommunications America