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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 [...]

1/22/15Company Update (NYSE:T): AT&T (T) Stock Falls After Verizon’s Fourth Quarter Results (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - AT&T (T) is falling Thursday following Verizon's (VZ) fourth quarter results which show the impact of the ongoing industry price war. Read more on this. AT&T, Inc. (T), valued at $175.32B, started the session at $33.84.   Today, shares have traded between $33.29 and $33.93 per share [...]

1/21/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): What to Expect From Verizon Earnings (Jutia Group)

[at 24/7 Wall St.] - Verizon Communications is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results Thursday before the market opens. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $200.22B, opened this morning at $47.90.   A quick look at the market, the company's stock traded between $47.61 and $48.40 [...]

1/20/15Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Wireless Enhances Service on BART (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless today announced it has enhanced its service on BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) to provide riders with the best high-speed data experience ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $199.13B, opened at $48.13.   [...]

1/20/15More Int’l Bytes: Ciena, Verizon, Seaborn, Hutchison (Telecom Ramblings)

With PTC going on out in Hawaii this week, there's lots of news under the waves plus some more European M&A action to consider: Ciena took the opportunity to announce several Transpacific upgrade contracts. Their WaveLogic coherent optical gear has been selected to upgrade the Trans Pacific Express cable network to 100G, more than tripling the [...]

1/19/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Governor’s School @ Innovation Park Earns Regional Honor in Third Veriz... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's two down and one to go for a group of students from the Governor's School @ Innovation Park who are one of 24 Best in Region teams in the third national Verizon Innovative App Challenge. Under the Innovative App Challenge, middle school and [...]

1/16/15Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Social Media Stars And Pop Sensations Host... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest Verizon Destination Store in the country kicked off 2015 with a free, two-day event that featured some of the hottest social media celebrities and pop ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $199.15B, started the [...]

1/14/15Verizon Aims to Unload Yet More Copper (Telecom Ramblings)

According to Verizon's CEO the other day at a Citi conference, the telecom giant is looking at ridding itself of even more of its wireline network assets: "There are certain assets on the wireline side that would be better off in somebody else's hands so we can focus our energy on a narrower geography... In the [...]

1/14/15Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon (VZ) Stock Slumping Today on Analyst Downgrade (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Verizon (VZ) stock is declining this morning, after the company was downgraded to 'hold' from 'buy' at Evercore ISI. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $194.39B, opened at $46.88.   Looking at the stock, its one day range is $46.57 [...]

1/13/15Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon launches ‘connected car’ produ... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - REUTERS - Verizon Communications Inc unveiled an Internet and wireless car service on Tuesday that lets drivers of older cars get help during a breakdown or find out about repairs and maintenance that ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $195.78B, started trading this morning at [...]

1/7/15Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): AOL CEO: Reports of Verizon Takeover Deal Are ?Rumors? (Jutia Group)

[at Fox Business] - AOL?s chief executive insists rumors of a potential deal with Verizon Communications are just that, rumors. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $191.68B, started trading this morning at $46.92.   Looking at the equity, the company's one day range is $46.05 [...]

1/6/15Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Dismisses Interest in AOL, but Ti... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Verizon dismissed a report Tuesday that it may seek to acquire AOL, but there are some good reasons why the telecommunications giant might be interested in some kind of tieup. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $194.31B, opened at $46.79.   Today, [...]

1/6/15Verizon Ponders AOL (Telecom Ramblings)

The word from Bloomberg this morning is that Verizon is kicking the tires over at AOL.  They're thinking about either an actual buyout or some sort of joint venture, although there is no actual proposal on the table yet. The aim, for Verizon at least, would apparently be AOL's advertising marketplace technology, which Verizon might want [...]

1/5/15Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Chairman and CEO to Speak Jan. 6 at Citi Conference (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowell McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Citi Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $193.25B, opened this morning at $47.08.   [...]

12/23/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – 2014 Verizon ‘Community Support Report':... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season of giving. And Verizon -- joined by nearly 100 of its community partners, foundation-grant recipients, and state and local government officials ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $197.82B, opened this morning at $47.72.   [...]

12/19/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon, AT&T Lean on Cheap Tablets for Subscriber Growth (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) and AT&T Inc. (T) are practically giving away tablets this holiday season to eke out customer growth as the market for mobile phones maxes out. Verizon this month is offering ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $195.23B, opened at $47.01. [...]

12/18/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Deploys 200G Technology on Section of Its Ultra-Long-Haul Network (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its technology leadership, Verizon has completed a first office application of 200G technology by successfully deploying Ciena's WaveLogic coherent optical ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $195.24B, opened at $47.35.   A quick [...]

12/16/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Google and Verizon Enter Into Global Pate... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Verizon Communications Inc. and Google Inc. have entered into a long-term patent cross-license agreement covering a broad range of products and technologies. The agreement allows e Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $189.08B, opened this morning at $45.26.   Looking at the stock, [...]

12/15/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Champions Innovative STEM Programs in 5 Underserved New York Ci... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - They are among 80 schools across the country selected to each receive a $20,000 grant as part of Verizon's investment to stimulate student interest and achievement in STEM. Eligible to apply for a Verizon Innovate Learning Grant were elementary, middle and high schools in all 50 states (plus the U.S. territories) [...]

12/5/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Update: Verizon Champions Innovative STEM Programs at 80 U.S. Public Sc... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - Verizon is focused on improving student engagement and achievement in STEM, and views mobile technology – when paired with ongoing professional development for teachers on effective integration – as a powerful tool to foster individualized learning environments and higher achievement. Recipient schools will use their Verizon Innovate Learning grants for teacher [...]

12/3/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon, Cox reach agreement to restore Fo... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BOSTON, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and Cox Media Group have reached an agreement and Cox has restored WFXT-TV Fox 25 programming to the FiOS TV lineup. We appreciate our customers' patience and ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $201.93B, started trading this morning [...]

12/3/14Wednesday Bytes: Level 3, Akamai, Verizon, Teliasonera (Telecom Ramblings)

Here's a quick roundup of network and CDN news from around the world this week: Level 3 revealed an expansion of its relationship with Intelsat. The satellite services provider will be using Level 3's connectivity to bring its new headquarters in Tysons Corner, VA on-net. The two have a long relationship already of course, with Level [...]

12/3/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – RIDE TV Inks Deal With Verizon (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - FORT WORTH, Texas and NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ride Television Network, Inc., (RIDE TV) and Verizon are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement for Verizon to distribute RIDE ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $201.76B, began trading this morning [...]

12/2/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Enterprise Solutions: Cyber Mond... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Enterprise Solutions today released the results of the Verizon Retail Index for Cyber Monday 2014. On Cyber Monday (Dec. 1) 2014, Internet traffic ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $206.09B, started trading this [...]

11/28/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Enterprise Solutions Unveils Retail Index (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The official start to the U.S. holiday shopping season is here, and to help put things into perspective, Verizon Enterprise Solutions is launching the ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $209.93B, began trading [...]

11/27/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Boston-area Verizon FiOS subscribers lose access to local Fox channel (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Subscribers to Verizon Communications Inc's FiOS cable TV over fiber network service in Boston lost access to Fox's local affiliate station on Thursday due to a fee dispute with Cox Media Group, which ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $207.65B, started trading this morning at $49.37. [...]

11/24/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon’s Largest Destination Store Opens In Houston (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - HOUSTON, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless continues its reinvention of the retail experience with the opening of its newest Destination Store in Houston, Texas Monday, November 24. The state-of-the art store, located in the upscale BLVD Place mixed-use development, is Verizon's first location in the South and one of [...]

11/20/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Communications (VZ) Stock Remains ... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - TheStreet Ratings team reiterates its 'buy' rating and ratings score of B on Verizon Communications (VZ) stock. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $208.27B, started the session at $50.39.   Today’s price range has been between $49.96 and $50.52 per share and [...]

11/19/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon’s ‘Give and Give Back’ Campaign Rewards Small-Business Cus... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Small businesses enrolled in Verizon's Small Biz Rewards loyalty program have a chance to help themselves and their favorite charity in the company's Give and Give ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $209.52B, started trading this morning at [...]

11/17/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – China Steps Up Internet Censorship as Edge... (Jutia Group)

[Bloomberg] - Chinese authorities have stepped up their Internet censorship by blocking more networks run by Verizon Communication Inc. (VZ) 's EdgeCast unit. Filtering escalated this week, with websites affected "with ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $212.63B, opened this morning at $51.42.   Looking [...]

11/14/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Contributes More Than $800,000 To Support Georgia’s Domestic Vi... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ceremony held today at the company's South Area headquarters Verizon announced it has donated more than $800,000 to domestic violence advocacy organizations ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $213.71B, opened at $51.26. [...]


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