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2014-07-21 23:04:06

“This means users will get fast internet service both uploading and downloading,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Verizon announced their FiOS customers will now get upload speeds that match their download speeds, in their July 21 press release. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Internet speeds have been increasing year after year, but downloading information was always faster than uploading. Verizon is announcing that you...

2014-07-17 16:25:01

MONTRÉAL, July 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today announced that André Bérard has retired from the Boards of BCE and Bell Canada. "I sincerely thank Mr. Bérard for his invaluable service to our shareholders, customers and company," said Tom O'Neill, Chair of the Board. A Director since January 2003, Mr. Bérard most recently served on the Management Resources and Compensation Committee and Audit Committee. About BCEBCE is Canada's largest...

2014-07-17 12:34:51

Leading wireless provider looks to add more than 300 positions in the Nashville area FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the company's rapid growth, Verizon Wireless is hiring more than 300 employees in the Nashville area at its Franklin and Murfreesboro, Tennessee call centers as well as retail locations throughout the Nashville area. Positions include retail sales representatives, call center representatives, and sales support. "Verizon currently employs...

2014-07-16 12:31:41

Exceptional Performance Characterizes Technology Achievement 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 carried over Verizon's regional Ethernet network between two 100G network interface devices while maintaining carrier-grade performance. A network interface device, known as a NID, is typically located at a customer's...

2014-07-15 16:29:58

Pell Center at Salve Regina University to Use Grant to Support Rhode Island Corporate Cybersecurity Initiative NEWPORT, R.I., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pell Center has received a grant from the Verizon Foundation to strengthen cybersecurity in Rhode Island's corporate community. The $15,000 grant will support the Rhode Island Corporate Cybersecurity Initiative (RICCI) during the 2014-2015 academic year. "The headlines over the last year alone underscore the reality that...

2014-07-15 16:29:53

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (H.R. 3086), or ITFA, originally introduced by Reps. Robert Goodlatte (R-Virginia) and Anna Eshoo (D-California). The House measure is similar to the legislation introduced in the Senate (S. 1431) by Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and John Thune (R-South Dakota). The following statement should be attributed to Peter Davidson, Verizon senior vice...

2014-07-15 08:24:18

MONTRÉAL, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) will hold its second-quarter 2014 results conference call with the financial community on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. ET. Participants will include George Cope, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Siim Vanaselja, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Media are welcome to participate on a listen-only basis. To participate, please dial toll-free 1-800-766-6630 or (416) 340-2220. A...

2014-07-10 16:27:28

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Allen & Company conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. McAdam said Verizon Wireless expects to report a net of more than 1.4 million retail postpaid additions in second-quarter 2014. This includes strong smartphone additions, company-record tablet additions...

Government Transparency Report Published By Verizon
2014-07-09 11:37:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Verizon reaffirmed its commitment to transparency on Tuesday and issued its second company transparency report, which covers the first six months of this year. Verizon’s Transparency Report for the First Half of 2014 revealed that the carrier received approximately 150,000 requests for customer information from federal, state or local law enforcement in the United States. In the report Verizon stated, "We do not release customer...

2014-07-09 08:33:02

Bell Labs Prize program encourages global inventors to 'invent the future' in partnership with one of the world's leading industrial research labs PARIS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU), today announced expansion of its university collaboration program with a new award for the institution that gives rise to the winning application for the new Bell Labs Prize. Bell Labs will offer a U.S. $100,000 donation to...


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