Online safety for families with children is a thorny area, and one sometimes ignored by service providers. Verizon has taken the lead in its partnership with FOSI, a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving child safety in a digital age. US-based Verizon also provides the FamilyBase service, which allows customers to monitor each device on their account, and set usage limits. In a rapidly evolving world in which computers and the internet play such prominent roles, such detailed attention to ethical concerns has moved the BV Awards judging panel to confer the Best Telecoms Product Responsibility (US) to Verizon. Read more about the history of Verizon as well as their future direction here.