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2014-06-05 16:31:26

Leading Lifeline carrier helps low-income Americans stay connected to family, doctors, employers and emergency services COVINGTON, Ga., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Wireless has been approved to offer subsidized cellphone service to eligible low-income residents in Iowa, North Dakota and Washington. Life Wireless provides phone service through the federal Lifeline program, which was created by Congress in 1985 to ensure that all Americans have access to quality telephone...

2014-06-05 12:37:20

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 53 cents per outstanding share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on Aug. 1, 2014, to Verizon Communications shareowners of record at the close of business on July 10, 2014. Verizon has approximately 4.1 billion shares of common stock outstanding. The company made $5.9 billion in cash dividend payments in...

2014-06-05 08:34:15

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications, today announced it will present at the Morgan Stanley Leveraged Finance Conference at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, on June 12 at 11 a.m. CDT. Representing FairPoint will be CFO Ajay Sabherwal and Paul Taaffe, vice president of corporate communications and development. FairPoint will also be hosting one-on-one meetings with investors. About...

2014-06-04 23:06:40

AT&T and Verizon now share the honor of being named the top-performing mobile networks in Dallas. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 AT&T and Verizon now share the honor of being named the top-performing mobile networks in Dallas. Verizon hadn’t won or shared top honors in Dallas since testing in December 2011. That’s according to independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics®, which measures mobile performance of the four national carriers with tests designed to...

2014-06-03 23:13:58

Futurist Jack Uldrich will be crossing the country delivering keynotes to a variety of industries throughout June. His first stop is in Atlanta delivering "How the Internet of Things will Transform Business" on Verizon Wireless' Connected Technology Tour. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Futurist Jack Uldrich will be kicking off several of the June tour stops on the Verizon Wireless Connected Technology Tour. Touted as an opportunity to find out what’s possible with...

2014-06-03 23:01:20

For the first time, AT&T and Verizon shared the title of top-performing mobile network in Houston. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 For the first time, AT&T and Verizon shared the title of top-performing mobile network in Houston. AT&T had won top honors for overall performance during the four previous RootMetrics tests in Houston, while Verizon won the award twice in 2011.This time, both carriers posted impressive and statistically similar results. That’s according to independent...

2014-06-03 08:42:52

New enhancements to LTE network and year-round investments to ensure reliable coverage in emergency situations. NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the 25(th) anniversary year of Hurricane Hugo, Verizon Wireless has prepared its network and emergency response teams to serve Tennessee customers in the event of major storms this hurricane season. Year-round intensive investments and preparations ensure Verizon customers can rely on the nation's largest wireless network to keep...

2014-06-02 12:33:30

New enhancements to LTE network and year-round investments to ensure reliable coverage in emergency situations. CHARLESTON, S.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has prepared its South Carolina network and emergency response teams to serve customers in the event of major storms this hurricane season. Year-round intensive investments and preparations ensure Verizon customers can rely on the nation's largest wireless network to keep them connected during severe weather and...

2014-06-02 12:33:28

New enhancements to LTE network and year-round investments to ensure reliable coverage in emergency situations. WILMINGTON, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has prepared its North Carolina network and emergency response teams to serve customers in the event of major storms this hurricane season. Year-round intensive investments and preparations ensure Verizon customers can rely on the nation's largest wireless network to keep them connected during severe weather and...

2014-06-02 08:20:43

OAKTON, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T Government Solutions (AGS), a division of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), and the unit within AT&T that serves a wide range of federal agencies, today announced it has been awarded a $10.4M contract by the U.S. Navy to continue to provide AT&T's cloud-based VoIP enterprise 911 routing and call handling solutions to Navy facilities nationwide. The network AT&T has deployed for the Navy is underpinned by four geographically...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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