PICS Verizon Partnership History

 
 
  • 1992

    • PICS founded as PICS Plus
  • 1994

    • PICS Plus Pioneers Investment Recovery Model • PICS Plus Signs First Investment Recovery Agreement with WilTel • Worldcom acquires Wiltel • PICS becomes the exclusive supplier of Investment Recovery Services for Worldcom
  • 1997

    • MCI merges with Worldcom. The new company, MCI Worldcom retains PICS as its exclusive supplier Investment Recovery Services
  • 1998

    • PICS Plus Renamed PICS Telecom Corp.
  • 2004

    • PICS EMEA Headquarters Open in Bristol, UK • PICS International Consignment Agreement Signed
  • 2005

    • PICS EMEA HQ ISO 9001 Certified • Verizon merges with MCI Worldcom • PICS becomes the exclusive supplier of Investment Recovery Services for Verizon
  • 2007

    • PICS Receives Verizon Logistics Supplier Excellence Award
  • 2008

    • PICS US HQ Achieves R2 Certification for Recycling Services • PICS Releases PAMS (PICS Asset Management Services) Online Portal for Services • PICS Telecom Receives Verizon Network Services Supplier Excellence Award
  • 2010

    • PICS Asia Pacific Headquarters Open in Hong Kong • PICS Added to Verizon M&P 2010-001-COE, Network Engineering Retirement Process to Evaluate & Disposition Assets from Deinstallation Projects • PICS Provides Resale Services for Shelters from VZT Site in Fort Worth • PICS Receives Verizon Logistics Supplier Recognition Award • PICS Added to Verizon’s M&P 2010-2001-COE in 2010
  • 2011

    • PICS EMEA Begins Working with Verizon on International Surplus & Waste Disposition • PICS Begins LET/TDM Project for GTD5 Recovery & Resale/ Recycling • PICS Launches Verizon Field Return Program for CPE Returns in the US
  • 2013

    • June 2013 - Nortel SPME Installation: Hartford, CT • Oct 2013 - DTEI Installation / Expansion: Los Angeles, CA • Nov 2013 - DTEI Installation / Expansion: Tampa Bay, FL • PICS Telecom US HQ Receives ISO 14001 & ISO 18001 Certification • PICS Telecom EMEA HQ Achieves BSI ISO 14001 Certification • PICS Telecom Performs Their First Verizon Site Deinstallation of DMS at 104 Broad Street for VZT • Sandstone Technologies Established • PICS Completes Sale of HP IT PODS
  • 2014

    • Spring 2014 - Nortel SPME Expansion: San Antonio, TX; California; PA; Atlanta, GA • Fall 2014 - Nortel SPME Expansion: King of Prussia, PA; New York City, NY; San Antonio, TX • Fall 2014 - SDMI1 Decommission: Dominguez Hills, CA • Fall 2014 - Deinstallation: Hillsboro, OR • November 2014 - SPME Installation: Baltimore, MD • PICS Receives Their First Verizon Dolphin Scanner & Performs Onsite Scanning & Redeployment Services • PICS Approved to Provide Installation Services to Verizon • PICS US Began Providing CPE Field Return Processing Services
  • 2015

    • January 2015 - MCEP Sitework: Philadelphia, PA • March 2015 - Deinstallation: St. Louis, MO • July 2015 - SPME Installation: Nashville, TN • September 2015 - SPME Installation: Hartford, CT • September 2015 - Decommission: Australia • October 2015 - January 2016: Alcatel 1830 Decommission: Nationwide • PICS Begins Performing Wipe & Resale Services of Verizon HDD in the UK
  • 2016

    • March 2016 - Decommission: Carrollton lab GTD5 • March 2016 - Decommission ALU 5ESS: Jackson, MS • April 2016 - IWSPM Conversion: King of Prussia, PA • April2016 – Deinstallation: Utah • June 2016 – Deinstallation: Traverse City, MI • June 2016 - DeX600 Deinstallation: Hillsboro • PICS Completes LET/TDM Project for GTD5 Recovery & Resale/ Recycling
  • 2017

    • January 2017 - Cisco ESR Decommission • July 2017 - Installation ALU 1631: Tampa, FL • October 2017 - Decommission /Transfer: Amsterdam, Copenhagen • Nov 2017 - Tellabs 5500 Installation: New York City, NY • Dec 2017 - SPME Installation: NJ • PICS Launches Network Lifecycle Optimization (NLO) Services • PICS Celebrates 25-Year Anniversary • PICS EMEA HQ Becomes AATF Certified
  • 2018

    • January 2018 - DTEI Conversion: Washington, DC • March 2018 - Tellabs 5500 Conversion/ Migration of front end: Cleveland, OH • March 2018 - ALU 1625 Deinstallation • May 2018 - SDM Replacement: Seattle, WA • July 2018 - SLC Alcatel 1671 Test and Turn Up • September 2018 - DTEI Conversion: Garden City • October 2018 - ALU 1671 Installation: Riverdale • November 2018 - Tellabs Installation: Jackson, MS • PICS Opens Taiwan Sales Office • Expansion of Field Return Program with CPE Retrieval Services • Increased Support of Installation Services for Platforms within VZB Network • Deinstallation Project Proposals Funded by Resale & Recycle Proceeds Introduced to Engineering & Planning Groups • PICS EMEA Began Providing TPV Solutions
  • 2019

    • January 2019 - 5ESS Deinstallation: Baltimore • February 2019 - PICS EMEA Began Providing Forward Logistics Services • March 2019 - Decom DMS: Houston, TX • April 2019 - Tellabs 5500 Installation: Birmingham, AL • May 2019 - DTEI to SMS - Washington, DC • June 2019 - SLC 1671 Installation • August 2019 - Verizon Wireless and renewal of Wireline PICS Consignment Services Agreements Executed • December 2019 - Decommission 1631 /532L: Houston, TX • Zero Fill Kick Off
  • 2020

    • February 2020 - Decommission: Pottstown • Feb 2020 - Decommission: Jackson, MS • June 2020 – Installation: Durham • August 2020 – Installation: Cincinnati • September 2020 - Deinstallation- Reston, VA • September 2020 - Deinstallation - Aberdeen, MD • September 2020 - Decommission: - Tulsa • October 2020 - Decommission: Pitt • October 2020 - Decommission: Chicago, IL • October 2020 – Deinstallation: Downer’s Grove • November 2020 - Decommission: West Range NJ • November 2020 - Decommission: Irving, TX • November 2020 - Decommission: Elmsford, NY • November 2020 - Decommission: Irving, TX
  • 2021

    • March 2021 - Tellabs 5500 Installation: Nashville • June 2021 - ATL Installation/ Migration • PICS receives Verizon Supplier Sustainability Award
  • 2022

  • 2023