Verizon Washington, DC
The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company|
Bell Atlantic - Washington, D.C., Inc.
|Subsidiary of Verizon|
|Products||Local Telephone Service, Verizon FiOS|
American Bell (1883-1899)|
Bell Atlantic/Verizon (1984–present)
|Website||Verizon Washington DC|
The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company was founded in June 1883. C&P Telephone Co. provided telephone service to Washington, D.C.
In July 1969, President Richard Nixon's telephone call to astronauts on the moon originated from C&P Telephone Co. equipment.
In 1994, Bell Atlantic renamed all of its operating companies. C&P Telephone Co. was renamed Bell Atlantic Washington, DC, Inc.