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4/27/15Company Update (NYSE:DIS): ESPN sues Verizon, escalates battle over new pay TV offering (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - ESPN sued Verizon Communications on Monday for breach of contract involving a new pay TV offering, as the cable sports network fired the latest volley in a mounting battle with the telecommunications company. ESPN, a unit of Walt Disney Co, said in a legal document sent to the Supreme Court of New [...]

4/24/15Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon 1Q15 Revenue: Lower Than Wall Str... (Jutia Group)

[Market Realist] - Verizon 1Q15 revenue grew ~3.8% year-over-year to ~$32 billion. The telecom company’s consolidated revenue in the quarter was ~0.9% lower than expected by Wall Street analysts. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $204.47B, started the session at $49.94.   Today’s [...]

4/23/15Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Making a Difference: Verizon Invested More Than $2.3 Billion in 2014 to ... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - Since 1995, Verizon has spent in excess of $1 billion each year to further build, refine and modernize its land-based infrastructure in the two states. In addition, Verizon Wireless invested more than $830 million throughout New York and northern New Jersey. In the New England states, which include Connecticut, Verizon Wireless [...]

4/22/15Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Will Verizon (VZ) Stock be Affected Toda... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Critics say the new package offered by Verizon (VZ) is a scheme designed to get customers to sign up for more products. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $205.61B, began trading this morning at $49.47.   Looking at today's trading action, the company's [...]

4/21/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Communications (VZ) Earnings Report: Q1 2015 Conference Call Tran... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - The following Verizon Communications (VZ) conference call took place on April 21, 2015, 08:30 AM ET. This is a transcript of that earnings call: Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $204.40B, opened this morning at $49.01.   During the [...]

4/20/15Market Update (NYSE:VZ): ESPN expresses concern about Verizon’s new TV packages (Jutia Group)

[AP] - ESPN is expressing concern that new television packages being offered by Verizon do not comply with its existing agreements. Verizon launched FiOS Custom TV on Sunday. The base package, which costs about ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $204.20B, began trading this [...]

4/16/15Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Invites DFW-Area Residents and B... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - GRAPEVINE, Texas, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon employee-volunteers will conduct an electronic waste recycling rally on Saturday (April 18) in Grapevine as part of an EPIC EARTH DAY event. This ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $204.97B, started trading this morning [...]

4/15/15Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Wireless Increases Network Capacity At Texas Motor Speedway (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - DALLAS, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless deployed three cell on light trucks (COLTs), with both LTE and XLTE coverage, and four macro sites to support one of the largest races of the season ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of [...]

4/14/15Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Joins the Executive Board of the Entertainment Technology Cente... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Enterprise Solutions will lend its technology expertise to the Entertainment Technology Center at the University of Southern California (ETC@USC) through a seat on ETC@USC's executive board. Verizon's global cloud, IP and wireless networks, managed security services, end-to-end digital content solutions and technology-related professional [...]

4/9/15Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Imagine Communications and Verizon Digit... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Imagine Communications, a global leader in video infrastructure, advertising systems and workflow management solutions, and Verizon Digital Media Services, a leading global video enablement and delivery service provider, are joining forces to help broadcasters and video service providers implement over-the-top video streaming of linear content through an integrated, end-to-end, collaborative solution.... [...]

4/6/15Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – EPA Recognizes Verizon With 2015 ENERGY S... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Verizon with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Verizon, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2006, will be honored [...]

4/2/15Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon’s Frontier Communications Deal t... (Jutia Group)

[Market Realist] - Verizon is selling profitable wireline assets to Frontier Communications In the previous part of this series, we learned about Verizon’s (VZ) agreement to sell its wireline assets in three states to… Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $205.30B, opened this morning at $48.90.   [...]

4/1/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon’s Wireline Earnings Increased in 4Q14 (Jutia Group)

[Market Realist] - Verizon’s wireline EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) increased ~4.3% year-over-year to reach ~$2.3 billion in 4Q14. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $203.70B, began trading this morning at $48.45.   During the trading session, VZ traded between $48.43 to $49.05 [...]

3/31/15Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Deloitte and Verizon Team to Provide Business Risk and Technology Soluti... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With data breaches and other cyber incidents becoming more frequent, costly and destructive, Deloitte and Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced a strategic alliance to deliver a comprehensive set of security and risk-management solutions to help businesses prepare, respond and recover more efficiently, effectively, and [...]

3/30/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon to Benefit Local Charities Through Its FiOS SoCal Experience Camp... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - LONG BEACH, Calif., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To kick off the Verizon FiOS SoCal Experience campaign on March 26, 20 local Verizon employees and the FiOS SoCal Experience team visited the Boys & Girls ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $204.24B, opened this morning [...]

3/26/15Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Partners With Techweek For Detroi... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, announced today that the company is partnering with Techweek, the nation's leading technology conference, for an Emerging Cities Summit as part of Techweek Detroit 2015 from April 13 to [...]

3/25/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Retirees Launch Latest Fight Against Golden Parachutes (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Following Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) filing its annual proxy statement with the S.E.C., the company's retirees launched their 17 th annual ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $203.57B, started trading this morning [...]

3/24/15Market Update (NASDAQ:CSCO): Will Cisco Systems (CSCO) Stock be Helped by Verizon Deal? (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Cisco Systems (CSCO) shares are rising in after-hours trading after winning a Verizon contract to update the telecom company's U.S. network. Read more on this. Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), valued at $142.93B, opened this morning at $28.35.   Looking at the equity, the company's one day range [...]

3/24/15Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Will Cisco Systems (CSCO) Stock be Helped by Verizon Deal? (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Cisco Systems (CSCO) shares are rising in after-hours trading after winning a Verizon contract to update the telecom company's U.S. network. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $205.32B, opened at $49.54.   During the trading session, VZ traded between $49.39 to $49.90 with [...]

3/24/15Tuesday Bytes: Verizon, Infinera, Birch, Equinix (Telecom Ramblings)

It's time for a set of quick takes on news from the first part of this week: Verizon says it is going 100G in the metro. They'll beleveraging Ciena's packet optical gear and Cisco's network convergence technology to do in the metro what they've spent the past few years doing in the longhaul. They're not in [...]

3/23/15Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Supports Earth Hour in Florida, T... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - TAMPA, Fla., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday (March 28), hundreds of Verizon employees in Florida will participate in Earth Hour . Starting at 8:30 p.m. and ending at 9:30 p.m. local time, ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $206.69B, began trading this [...]

3/20/15Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Network Displays Speed And Strength For Spring Training Basebal... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - TAMPA, Fla., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- While Major League power hitters work out across Florida and Spring Training 2015 has hit full stride, the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network is putting on a show ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $207.02B, [...]

3/18/15Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon to pay $3.4 mln to settle U.S. 911 outage investigation (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon Communications Inc will pay $3.4. The Federal Communications Commission investigated the six-hour outage that affected 750,000 California residents during a multi-state 911 outage that affected a total of 11 million people and dozens of emergency call centers in seven states, the agency said. As part of the settlement, Verizon has agreed [...]

3/16/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Expands Asia-Pacific Cloud Capabilities to Meet Demand (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - SINGAPORE, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Enterprise Solutions' customers will now have access to a suite of new and significantly enhanced cloud services as Verizon expands its cloud offering in Hong Kong, Melbourne and Singapore. Verizon Cloud customers can now request a specific amount of computing, memory and storage capacity, [...]

3/12/15Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Announces Expiration and Final Results of Exchange Offers (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the expiration and final results of its previously announced seven ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $201.25B, started trading this morning at $47.94.   [...]

3/11/15Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Goes Over the Top With AwesomenessTV and DreamWorksTV; Orders Mo... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon, a longtime leader in video, said today it has an agreement to add more than 200 hours of original content per year produced by AwesomenessTV to be available for customers later this year through over the top video. The AwesomenessTV channel will target [...]

3/10/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Drops Weather Channel, Says There Are Many Other Ways To Check We... (Jutia Group)

[Benzinga] - Amid contract disputes with the famous weather service, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ ) has decided not to renew its agreement with The Weather Channel and its service Weather Scan. TVByTheNumbers ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $199.04B, opened at $48.11.   Looking [...]

3/6/15Company Update (NYSE:VZ): 3/6/15: Verizon Declares Quarterly Dividend (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per outstanding share, unchanged from the ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $200.96B, began trading this [...]

3/3/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Actavis Megabond Deal Sees Strong Demand (Jutia Group)

[at Barrons.com] - The second largest corporate bond offering in history is underway as pharmaceutical company Actavis (ACT) issues $21 billion bonds Tuesday in 10 different maturities. The deal size is topped only by Verizon Communications’ (VZ) $49 billion bond sale in September, 2013, according to data from Dealogic. In many maturities, they are [...]

3/2/15Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Wireless Continued Significant N... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alabamians in 2015 will experience faster, more reliable wireless calling, data streaming and Web surfing on the Verizon Wireless network thanks to heavy investments the company made in 2014. Over the course of the past year, the company invested more than $129 million in [...]

2/26/15Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon’s March 11 Free Webinar Features Entrepreneur, Author Justin B... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon small business team 's latest live webinar on March 11 will feature Justin Blaney , entrepreneur and No. 1 best-selling author of six books including ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $204.99B, [...]

2/23/15Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Internet of Things Gains Momentum Among ... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from Verizon Enterprise Solutions, "State of the Market: The Internet of Things (IoT) 2015: Discover How IoT is Transforming Business Results," released today, shows that enterprise adoption of the Internet of Things is starting to gain momentum. The report details [...]

2/20/15Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – RootMetrics® Studies Wireless Data Perfo... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - MIAMI, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In reports of four major Florida airports released today by independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics, Verizon Wireless has earned top honors in wireless data performance. ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $203.30B, opened this morning at $48.84.   [...]

2/18/15Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Has Other Options Besides Dish’s Spectrum, Say Bulls (Jutia Group)

[at Barrons.com] - The Street has been pondering a conference call yesterday morning held by Verizon Communications (VZ) during which it discussed its spectrum wins in the recent FCC “Auction 97” that concluded in late January. One of the themes to come out of the call is that Verizon doesn’t necessarily need to acquire [...]

2/16/15Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon to Discuss FCC Spectrum Auction Re... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) will hold a webcast to discuss the results of the FCC's AWS-3 spectrum auction on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The webcast will ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $204.88B, opened at $49.43. [...]

2/12/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Wireless Earns Top RootMetrics® Ranking For Overall Network Perf... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - LAUREL, Md., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless was the overwhelming network performance leader in the rankings of four national wireless providers in the United States in the third National ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $205.76B, opened at $49.86. [...]

2/11/15Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Wireless Expands, Enhances Netwo... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2014, Verizon Wireless enhanced its network across multiple markets in Central Texas, including the implementation of its newest technology – known as XLTE – in ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $205.55B, began trading this morning at [...]

2/10/15Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Wireless Earns Top RootMetrics® Ranking For Overall Network Per... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless was the overwhelming network performance leader in the rankings of four national wireless providers in the United States in the third National ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $205.22B, started trading this morning at $49.30. [...]

2/6/15Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Strikes Cell Tower Deal With AMT, Announces $5 Billion Share Bu... (Jutia Group)

[Benzinga] - Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ ) has been on a spending spree investing in its wireless business while simultaneously converting non-core assets to cash to help fund recent purchases. Verizon recently ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $203.97B, started trading this morning at [...]

2/6/15Frontier, American Tower Take Home Slices of Verizon (Telecom Ramblings)

The rumors of Verizon asset sales turned quickly into reality yesterday after the markets closed. Frontier is spending $10.54B to acquire Verizon's California, Texas, and Florida holdings, while American Tower is buying Verizon's tower portfolio for $5.06B and of course leasing it back to them. The interesting piece of the Frontier deal is not what is [...]

2/5/15Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon gets $15B from wireline sale, tow... (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Verizon Communications will make almost $15 billion from selling part of its wireline business and leasing thousands of wireless towers. The largest U.S. cellphone carrier is selling its California, Florida ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $198.86B, opened this morning at $48.05.   [...]

2/5/15Verizon’s Wireline Sale Target? Frontier (Telecom Ramblings)

In a leak that will surprise nobody, various reports are out this morning naming the company that may be ready to take about $10B of landline assets off of Verizon's hands. Yep, it's still Frontier.  The assets in question were also described in more detail than before, as fiber and copper from the former GTE territories [...]

2/3/15Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Verizon Retirees’ Pension Cla... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A three judge U.S. court of appeals panel will hear oral arguments in the class action Lee v. Verizon, Case No. 14-10553, regarding the transfer of 41,000 Verizon (VZ) management retirees' pensions into a single group annuity sponsored by Prudential Insurance Company [...]

2/3/15Both AT&T and Verizon Look to Sell Some Assets (Telecom Ramblings)

Both AT&T and Verizon are in the news this week with plans to sell some assets. AT&T is said to be preparing a sale of a data center portfolio reputedly worth some $2B, while Verizon is rumored to be closing in on a sale of wireline and tower assets worth as much as $15B.  One had [...]

1/30/15Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – AT&T top buyer at U.S. airwaves auction; ... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc spent close to half the total in the record-setting U.S. sale of airwaves for mobile data, with Verizon Communications Inc and bidding partners of Dish Network Corp also spending heavily, results showed on Friday. Verizon bid $10.4 billion and T-Mobile US Inc bid $1.8 [...]

1/30/15$45B for Spectrum, Oh My! (Telecom Ramblings)

The FCC's AWS-3 auction really brought in the cash... After 341 rounds of bidding closed yesterday, the total price tag apparently came to $44.899B, nearly four and a half times the reserve price and twice what observers had been expecting.  What we don't know quite yet is just who spent how much. To get that high, [...]

1/29/15Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Cablevision sues Verizon, alleges false ... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Cablevision Systems Corp on Thursday sued Verizon Communications Inc, accusing it of falsely advertising to consumers on television, radio and the Internet that its WiFi service is the fastest available. The complaint, filed with the U.S. District Court in Central Islip, New York, accuses Verizon of basing its "fastest WiFi available" claim [...]

1/28/15Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Closing Out Service Restorations After Blizzard of 2015 (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - In the snowiest areas of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, all of Verizon's administrative and central offices remained open throughout the storm, and the network continued to operate without a hitch. "We are fortunate to have such dedicated employees who braved some very nasty elements to keep our network up and running," [...]

1/26/15Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon agrees to $5 mln settlement over r... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon Communications Inc will pay a $2 million fine and commit $3 million to a new compliance program to settle a U.S. government inquiry into low call answer rates to numerous rural areas, the Federal ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $195.12B, opened at $46.98. [...]

1/22/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): UPDATE 3-Verizon posts higher revenue; wireless margins narrow (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday that quarterly revenue rose 6.8 percent as it added more customers during the competitive holiday season but profit margins narrowed in its wireless business due to pricing and promotions. Shares in Verizon fell 2.5 percent to $47.06 on the New York Stock Exchange, while the S&P [...]


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