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1983–1997 1997–2000 2000–2015 2015–2024 2024–present
1983–1997 1997–2000 2000–2015 2015–2024 2024–present

Bell Atlantic[]

1983–1997[]

Bell Atlantic 1983
Designer:  Jim Yestadt of
Lister Butler
Typography:  Helvetica (modified)
Launched:  October 7, 1983

Verizon originally started out as Bell Atlantic during the breakup of the Bell System. It originally operated in the states of the Mid-Atlantic region.

1997–2000[]

Bell Atlantic 1997

Verizon Communications[]

2000–2015[]

Verizon
Designer:  Landor Associates
Typography:  Helvetica Neue Black Italic
Launched:  June 30, 2000

In 1998, Bell Atlantic proposed merging with GTE Corporation. Bell Atlantic acquired it in 2000 and merged with them to become Verizon Communications (a portmanteau of the Latin word "veritas" (meaning truth) and "horizon"). The merger was publicly announced on April 3, approved on June 16, and completed by June 30.[1][2]

This logo is still used on phone cards, some affiliate stores and payphones. It can also be seen on some sidewalk covers.

2015–2024[]

New-verizon-logo
Designer:  Pentagram
Typography:  Neue Haas Grotesk
Verizon NHG (custom)
Launched:  September 2, 2015

On September 2, 2015, Verizon introduced a new logo designed by Pentagram that phased out the red "z" and moved the checkmark next to the "n". Like 2000, this logo is still used on phone cards and some payphones.

2024–present[]

Verizon 2024
Designer:  Turner Duckworth
Typography:  Neue Haas Grotesk
Launched:  June 26, 2024

On June 26, 2024, Verizon removed its checkmark and the logotype color changed into red.

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