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2014-09-12 23:01:54

“Companies like Verizon and AT&T are expanding into new business segments.” Says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Lowell McAdam, CEO of Verizon Communications said they would launch an Internet based television service in the first half of next year in a move which is intended to transform the traditional cable TV and satellite TV industry, says FoxBusiness, Sept 11. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Verizon FiOS,...

2014-09-11 12:30:27

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) continues to see strong adoption of 4G smartphones and tablets in third-quarter 2014, according to comments made today by Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam at an investor conference here. McAdam said that retail postpaid net additions are more than 40 percent higher in the quarter-to-date than a year ago. In third-quarter 2013, Verizon reported 927,000 retail postpaid net additions. The percentage of...

2014-09-10 08:40:45

Nordia subsidiary's latest call centre in Ontario to create 400 new jobs PETERBOROUGH, ON, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Canada and its subsidiary Nordia today announced the opening of a new call centre in Peterborough to serve Bell residential and wireless customers. Part of Bell's strategy to improve customer service, the investment of approximately $5 million will create an expected 400 new jobs in Peterborough. "Delivering a better service experience at every level is a core part...

2014-09-10 08:38:40

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowell McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ; LSE: VZC), will speak at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference here on Thursday, Sept. 11. His presentation will be webcast beginning approximately 8:50 a.m. Eastern time and can be accessed on Verizon's Investor Relations website, www.verizon.com/investor. VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER: Verizon news releases, executive speeches and...

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2014-09-10 05:28:01

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering holding wireless service providers to the same Net Neutrality rules that apply to wired broadband companies, and is considering calling off next year’s spectrum auction unless firms demonstrate that they are willing to commit serious money to the cause. According to Reuters reporter Alina Selyukh, Wheeler told those in attendance at a wireless industry...

2014-09-08 12:34:43

Velocity IP Plan Makes Award-Winning U-verse Services Available to More Customers CLEVELAND, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands more Cleveland-area residents have a new choice for their Internet and television, thanks to wider availability of AT&T U-verse® services. AT&T* today announced that U-verse expanded to more than 4,800 local customer locations in July. More than 187,000 customer locations were added across AT&T's wireline territory in the same month. The services...

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2014-09-05 04:13:21

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Verizon has been instructed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to pay a record $7.4 million fine for its failure to notify wireline telephone customers of their marketing privacy rights. Customers are supposed to be made aware of their rights and given the choice to opt-in or out of having their details used for marketing purposes. From 2006, two million customers did not receive such privileges, and the problem continued...

2014-09-03 00:23:30

Customers in St. Louis Will Receive Benefits Tied to All-Fiber Infrastructure for High-Speed Internet, TV Services ST. LOUIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today confirmed it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of St. Louis. The all-fiber network will bring symmetrical upload and download broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and small businesses. AT&T is deploying additional fiber and...

2014-08-29 08:26:15

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. today announced that it will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of its $750 million 1.25% Notes, due November 3, 2014 (CUSIP 92343V BB9) (the "Notes"). The redemption date for the Notes will be September 29, 2014 (the "Redemption Date"). The redemption price for the Notes will be equal to the sum of the present values of the remaining scheduled payments of principal and interest on the Notes (exclusive...

2014-08-28 20:23:21

RootScore(TM) Reports Highlight Data, Call, Text, Overall Performance of the Nation's Largest 4G LTE Network SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Wireless network has been recognized as a RootScore award winner in San Antonio, Texas. For the second consecutive time, wireless testing company RootMetrics((TM)) ranked Verizon first in Overall Performance in the San Antonio market. Verizon also scored the top spot in the Reliability, Speed and Data Performance...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.