Hum by Verizon Honored with a Stevie Award for Excellence in Consumer Electronics

ATLANTA, May 5, 2017 -- Hum by Verizon earned a Stevie Award in the consumer electronics product and services category at the 2017 American Business Awards. More than 190 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.

"Hum empowers drivers by giving them the tools to achieve peace of mind and independence," said Michael Maddux, director of product at Verizon Telematics. "It's great to see the Hum team recognized for all the work they've done to create a simple, accessible and cutting-edge product and how committed they are to delivering safer, smarter and more connected driving experience for our customers."

Hum by Verizon is an easy to use, self-installed technology that pulls key diagnostic, location and maintenance information from customers' vehicles and presents that information in a simple app dashboard format. At the simple press of a button, Hum also connects drivers with roadside assistance, live consultations with ASE-certified mechanics and emergency personnel on-demand.

Hum is compatible with more than 150 million passenger vehicles, 1996 and newer on the road today. For pricing and information, please visit a Verizon Wireless retail store or www.hum.com.

The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The Stevie Awards were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York City, has a diverse workforce of 160,900 and generated nearly $126 billion in 2016 revenues. Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with 114.2 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.