Verizon to Close Call Centers in 5 States


Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless company, said on Thursday it would close call centers in five states, including its home state of New York.

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The consolidation of Verizon's call centers would affect about 3,200 workers near Rochester and New York City; Bangor, Maine; Lincoln, Nebraska; Wallingford and Meridan, Connecticut; and Rancho Cordoba, California, the company said.

The Associated Press first reported the closures. (Reporting by Aishwarya Venugopal in Bengaluru; Editing by Martina D'Couto)

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