Verizon Communications expanded its Korean-language customer-service availability to extend in-language aid to subscribers in Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
The expansion increases Verizon’s force of Korean-speaking customer-service representatives by 221%. These agents -- based in the company’s multilingual sales and service center in Queens, N.Y. -- also provide assistance to small and midsized businesses that require in-language communications with their customers.
Korean-language customer service was already available to Verizon’s West Coast and some Eastern Seaboard markets.
For more than 10 years, the company has offered service to non-English speakers. That support is available in Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Vietnamese.
In other Verizon news, the telco was awarded a video franchise to offer its FiOS TV service by Westwood, Mass., reaching a potential 4,200 households.
The smarter way to stay on top of the multichannel video marketplace. Sign up below.
Thank you for signing up to Multichannel News. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.