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8/20/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Plans to Sell $13.3 Billion of Bon... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) plans to issue as much as $13.3 billion of new notes as part of a debt exchange offer to lower borrowing costs. Verizon is seeking to take advantage of yields that are near record lows by replacing existing notes. The company issued a record $49 billion in [...]

8/19/14Stock Update (NYSE:T): [video] Sprint Doubles Data in Attempt to Lure in AT&T, Verizon Customers (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Sprint is introducing new shared data plans that double the high-speed data at a lower price than AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Read more on this. AT&T, Inc. (T), valued at $179.02B, opened this morning at $34.69.   Today’s price range has been between $34.33 and $34.69 per [...]

8/19/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Wireless Again Named Tops In Overa... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore ® Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Georgia. ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $201.54B, ended trading yesterday at $48.78. [...]

8/13/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Looks At REIT Conversion, Options Open (Jutia Group)

[at Investor's Business Daily] - Verizon Communications says, "Everything is on the table" in regard to a possible spinoff of its rural wireline phone network as a REIT, a move taken recently by Windstream Communications. But ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $202.78B, opened this morning at $49.00. [...]

8/11/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Says 811 Day Is a Good Reminder to Call Before You Dig (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - Today is Aug. 11, known as 8-11 Day, which is a reminder of the importance of calling 811 -- the nationwide call-before-you-dig number -- to have underground utility lines marked prior to any digging project. The Federal Communications Commission established the 811 number in 2005 to provide an easy and free [...]

8/11/14Wheeler Challenges Verizon on Network Optimization (Telecom Ramblings)

In a move that seems to have caught everyone by surprise, the FCC's Tom Wheeler has taken aim at Verizon Wireless's network optimization plans for LTE. It's a bit puzzling, as network neutrality itself is still in regulatory and legal limbo in the USA. And even if it wasn't, the wireless has generally been pretty [...]

8/8/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Wireless Awards $25,000 Grant to F... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - CINCINNATI, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless presented a $25,000 HopeLine grant to support the introduction of intensive counseling services for the city's victims of domestic violence at ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $201.25B, began trading this morning at [...]

8/7/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): ECB sticks with Verizon in wake of U.S.-German spying clash (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - The European Central Bank (ECB) has no plans to end its business relations with U.S. telecoms firm Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N), ECB President Mario Draghi said in response to a query from a member of the European parliament on Thursday. The German government said in June it had cancelled a contract with [...]

8/6/14Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Announces Early Tender Results of Exchange Offer... (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - NEW YORK - Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the early tender results of its previously announced eleven separate private offers to exchange ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $204.26B, ended trading at $49.66.   Looking at [...]

8/5/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Announces Pricing Terms of Excha... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the pricing terms of its previously announced eleven separate private ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $205.95B, opened this morning at $50.15.   Looking [...]

8/4/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Third Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge, Designed to Spark Students... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, now in its third year, is once again calling on middle school and high school students to gather their teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and communities. [...]

8/1/14Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) | Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Helps Patients Monitor Ch... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Select patients managing chronic disease will soon have new technologies at their fingertips to monitor their condition thanks to the support of Verizon to the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health. Funding from the Verizon Foundation as well as in-kind donation of [...]

7/31/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): More Toledo, Ohio, Residents Can Experience 4G LTE With Verizon Wireless ... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - TOLEDO, Ohio, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Verizon Wireless , operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network . WHAT: Verizon Wireless has enhanced (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $210.81B, opened at $51.26.   [...]

7/29/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Why Verizon (VZ) Stock Hit a One-Year High Today (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Verizon (VZ) rose to a 52-week high on Tuesday as it received a boost from Windstream's (WIN) announcement that it would spin off its assets into a publicly traded REIT. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $217.57B, began trading this morning at $53.19.   [...]

7/25/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Buffett Likes Verizon’s 4.2% Yield And ... (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - When Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ ) announced its revamped pricing structure in 2012, I thought it would serve to sap its growth momentum and cause AT&T (NYSE: T ) and Sprint (NYSE: S ) to pick market share ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued [...]

7/25/14Should I invest in AT&T and Verizon for high dividend income? (Dividend Growth Investor)

Most readers are probably aware that it has been getting more difficult to find decent values in the current environment. When I ran my screens for valuation, I stumbled upon AT&T (T) and Verizon (VZ), which are telecom behemoths in the US. AT&T (T) has increased dividends for 30 years in a row. In the past decade, it has managed to increase dividends by 4.90%/year. Between 1984 and... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.

7/24/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon’s More Everything Users Gettin... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) is dropping the $5 monthly fee to stream National Football League games for subscribers on its shared-data plans, as wireless companies maneuver to attract and keep big-spending customers. Verizon’s exclusive NFL Mobile service offers live streaming games on Monday, Thursday and Sunday nights and now also includes [...]

7/23/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon: A Golden Dividend Opportunity Is ... (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - Overview Verizon (NYSE: VZ ) just reported stellar quarterly results. The company appears well positioned to provide dividend investors with an opportunity for both capital appreciation and income production. ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current market cap of $211.12B, started the session at [...]

7/22/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless. Profit jumped to $4.32 billion from $2.25 billion, or 78 cents per share. Net ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $209.96B, opened at $50.80.   [...]

7/21/14Verizon Boosts FTTH Upload Speeds, Shifts Peering Debate? (Telecom Ramblings)

This morning, the news is that Verizon is boosting FIOS upload speeds to match download speeds.  The media is initially talking about how this is about Verizon taking on the cable giants since cable's technology infrastructure can't match such a thing.  But I think part of the it could be another side effect of the [...]

7/21/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Comments on Strong 2Q Results at Conference (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - NEW YORK- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) delivered continued customer growth in the recently concluded quarter, according to comments made today by Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam at the ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $210.16B, started trading this morning at $50.62.   [...]

7/18/14Level 3 Calls Out Verizon Directly on Peering Upgrades (Telecom Ramblings)

At least one piece of the simmering interconnection dispute over Netflix data bottlenecks has been getting clearer lately. Following Netflix's 'crowded network' warning message to subscribers in June, last week Verizon put out a piece demonstrating that its last mile wasn't congested at all. And yesterday, Level 3 turned that around in a blog post, [...]

7/16/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Successfully Accomplishes 100G N... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to build on its strong history in 100G technology, Verizon has completed another technology milestone by proving that 100G traffic can be successfully ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $210.78B, opened this morning at [...]

7/11/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): [video] Verizon points finger at Netflix (Jutia Group)

[at CNBC] - Verizon argues Netflix's mismanagement of its video streaming traffic has led to slower speeds for users. CNBC's Kayla Tausche, and Re/code's Kara Swisher, provides perspective. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $207.26B, opened this morning at $49.85.   Looking at [...]

7/11/14Verizon Defends Congestion Claims, But Nothing New Here (Telecom Ramblings)

In a blog post yesterday, Verizon fired the latest round in the public blame wars over why Netflix videos buffer on their network.  The case they made offered little new information, however, and of course placed the blame squarely upon Netflix. The interconnection deal between the two companies is still being implemented, however it has not [...]

6/27/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – After Verizon, Germany mulls axing foreign... (Jutia Group)

[AP] - First Verizon got the boot, now the German government is considering pulling the plug on foreign companies that provide hardware for official communication networks. An Interior Ministry spokesman says ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $203.79B, started trading this morning at $49.41.   [...]

6/27/14Snowden Heat Burns Verizon In Germany (Telecom Ramblings)

Is it a symbolic move or the start of a pattern? With yesterdays's news came the most direct response from a European government to the telecommunications industry in the wake of the NSA/Snowden revelations. Verizon's German subsidiary has lost a contract with the German government over the issue, with reports about German sources tying it [...]

6/26/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Wireless Redefines Wireless Custom... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - HUTCHINSON, Kan., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Verizon Wireless continues to roll out its new retail store design intended to make shopping for wireless devices and services more convenient and ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $202.46B, opened at $49.41.   [...]

6/16/14Is Peering Transparency Catching On? (Telecom Ramblings)

It's almost too good to be true from my point of view. News has been coming out of the FCC that has Tom Wheeler & crew looking at peering. While it's not being treated directly as a part of the net neutrality debate, he has called them 'cousins' which is a good start. Even further, he's gotten [...]

6/9/14Netflix Backs Off, But Its Message Was Delivered (Telecom Ramblings)

After having its service blame Verizon's crowded network for streaming difficulties for a few weeks, Netflix is now backing off. Verizon had sent them a cease and desist letter, and had been protesting loudly. But I think that's precisely what this was all about. Netflix has been seeking leverage in its interconnection negotiations throughout 2014. With [...]

6/9/14Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Netflix to stop posting notices that irked Verizon (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Netflix will stop sending messages blaming Verizon and other Internet service providers for problems with its video subscription service. The decision, announced in a Monday blog post, follows a legal ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $205.03B, opened at $49.23.   [...]

6/6/14Friday Poll: How Would You Describe Netflix’s Calling Out of Verizon? (Telecom Ramblings)

Interconnection and Netflix traffic is once again the talk of the sector, with Netflix explicitly referencing Verizon's 'crowded network' in error messages to customers and Verizon crying foul.  What do you think, did Netflix cross the line, are they just being accurate, or have they simply found a justified way to return Verizon's pressure with [...]

6/6/14Netflix Points a Finger, Verizon Protests (Telecom Ramblings)

When disagreements play out in the general media like this, the details that matter get lost. Earlier this week social media reports revealed that Netflix has started showing its users an error message blaming slower streaming on Verizon's 'crowded' network. Verizon wasted no time in firing back with a legal threat.  Verizon says the accusation is [...]

6/5/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon asks Netflix to stop messages placing blame for slow speeds (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon Communications Inc on Thursday demanded that Netflix Inc immediately stop displaying messages to customers that place blame on Verizon's broadband service for slow delivery of Netflix TV shows ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $204.43B, opened at $49.22.   Looking at the [...]

6/2/14Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon: What Would Be The Post-Merger Dividend Trend? (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - Dividend of Verizon ( VZ ) has grown steadily by 2.8% CAGR over the past 3 annual cycles. Post the Verizon Wireless merger, many investors wonder how the dividend growth prospects would look like. In this ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value [...]

5/27/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): More Erie County, Ohio, Residents Can Experience 4G LTE With Verizon Wire... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - WHAT: Verizon Wireless has enhanced (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage in Sandusky, Ohio. 4G LTE empowers Verizon Wireless customers with compatible devices to browse the Web, post status updates and photos, and download files wirelessly at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks. WHERE: Verizon [...]

5/27/14Warren Buffett's Latest Dividend Stock Buys/Sells And His Portfolio - Q1/2014 (The DIV-Net)

Warren Buffett is one of the most observed investment gurus on the stock market. Each transaction he made will be discussed by thousands of analysts and investors. Today, I would like to highlight the latest dividend stock buys from Warren Buffett. During the latest fiscal quarter, Warren added six stocks and purchased two new stock positions. The biggest influence to his portfolio had Wal-Mart and Verizon with a 62 and 50 percentage points. On the short side, he reduced...

5/22/14Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Here’s Why Verizon Communications Inc. Is a Top Stock (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - Three big time investors recently bought shares of Verizon and it may be time for you to jump in as well. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $204.78B, started trading this morning at $49.30.   During today's session, VZ [...]

5/21/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon: A Buy Or A Sell? (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - 2013 was a good year for Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) . The company has shown decent growth in its top and bottom lines, and delivered a high return on equity. Although, its share price moved only ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a [...]

5/20/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon CEO says not interested in Dish, focus on online streaming (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon's CEO Lowell McAdam shot down rumors that the company was in potential merger talks with satellite operator Dish Network on Tuesday, days after rival AT&T announced plans to buy no 1. There were not, and there are not, discussions going on with Dish," McAdam told investors at the J.P. Morgan Global [...]

5/19/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Chairman and CEO to Speak at J.P. Morgan Conference on May 20 (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowell McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), currently valued at $203.95B, opened this morning at $49.11. [...]

5/16/14Company Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Why Verizon (VZ) Stock Is Higher This Mo... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Shares of Verizon Communications (VZ) are up 1.73% to $48.79 in pre-market trade as Warren Buffett, John Paulson and Daniel Loeb buy up the telecommunications company's stock. Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $203.83B, opened at $48.71.   A quick look at the [...]

5/15/14Market Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Comments on FCC’s Proposed Rules for Open Internet (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission today adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' remand of the FCC's 2010 net neutrality order. The following statement should be attributed to Randal S. Milch, executive vice president, public policy, and general counsel of [...]

5/14/14Market Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – TV as You’ve Never Experienced It Befor... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For Verizon customers in southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware, pay TV changed for the better when Verizon launched FiOS TV in the area in 2006, bringing to customers innovations like interactive widgets and the industry's first multi-room DVR. Now, the TV-viewing experience for those FiOS TV [...]

5/12/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Plans Activities This Week to Supp... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - PHILADELPHIA, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon, which is sponsoring the second annual Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Week, May 12 –16, has several activities lined up for small-business owners in the Philadelphia-metro area, including a virtual event available to anyone with access to the Internet. Today (May 12), [...]

5/8/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon Wireless Celebrates Customer Appre... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - DALLAS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO/WHAT: Verizon Wireless will host an all-day Customer Appreciation Event on Saturday, May 10 . Open to the community, it will feature special offers, product demos, ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), with a current value of $200.76B, started trading this [...]

5/6/14Company Update (NYSE:VZ): TV as You’ve Never Experienced It Before: Verizon Brings FiOS Quantum... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - TAMPA, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For Verizon customers in the greater Tampa Bay area, pay TV changed for the better when Verizon launched FiOS TV in the area in 2005, bringing to customers innovations like interactive widgets and the industry's first multi-room DVR. Now, the TV-viewing experience for those [...]

5/5/14Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) – Verizon CFO to Speak at Jefferies Conferen... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Jefferies 2014 Technology, Media ... Read more on this. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), valued at $194.87B, started the session at $47.14.   [...]

5/2/14Stock Update (NYSE:VZ): Verizon Donates $50,000 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to providing on-the-ground support to Arkansans and communities affected by tornadoes that devastated the state on April 27, Verizon has expanded its support by donating $50,000 to the Arkansas Chapter of the American Red Cross. "Verizon employees have been working alongside [...]

5/1/14Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) | Verizon to FCC: Restrictions on airwaves auction are unjust (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon Communications Inc has urged U.S. regulators not to restrict how much it can buy in next year's auction of wireless spectrum, saying such a limit would subsidize the smallest national carriers and their foreign owners. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler recently proposed rules for the complex sale of valuable airwaves [...]


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