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 April 16, 2005
Verizon customer service center to bring new jobs to Providence
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Verizon has announced itÔŅĹs creating a new customer service center in Providence that could bring up to 350 jobs to the capital city.

The center is expected to staff up to 150 people this year. Over the next two to three years, the telecommunications giant hopes to employ up to 350 people at the service center.

Employees in the customer service center will help customers with VerizonÔŅĹs high-speed Internet access network.

The fiber optic network is new to Rhode Island, and is currently being built in nine other states as well.


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