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2013-02-28 12:29:27

Company Achieves Top Industry Ranking for Third Time in Four Years NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortune magazine has ranked Verizon No. 1 in the telecommunications sector of the publication's 2013 list of the World's Most Admired Companies. This is the second consecutive year Verizon has received the top ranking, and the third time in four years. Verizon received the top ranking in four out of nine reputation categories: innovation, social responsibility, quality of...

2012-12-06 12:32:02

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced the election of Kathryn A. Tesija, executive vice president of merchandising and supply chain at Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT), to the Verizon Board of Directors, effective immediately. "Kathee Tesija brings to Verizon her valuable consumer insight as well as significant experience in managing the complex, large-scale, global retail functions of merchandising and supply chain," said Lowell C....

Verizon Loses Battle With FCC Over Data Roaming Rules
2012-12-05 07:35:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A U.S. appeals court has unanimously upheld the Federal Communications Commission´s requirements that major wireless carriers make their mobile broadband networks available to smaller providers through roaming agreements with “reasonable” rates. A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found that the FCC was within its rights to apply the data roaming rules to Verizon. "This...

2012-09-20 18:20:20

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon is making progress in restoring landline phone service to customers in the eastern part of Hanover and Henrico counties served by the company's Sandston central office, and Verizon technicians will work in round-the-clock shifts until service is completely restored. Due to faulty network equipment in the Sandston office, customers in the area may have trouble completing and receiving landline calls. The issue is not affecting wireless...

2012-08-27 14:21:53

LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Work has begun to restore Verizon services for customers in a number of communities in the Lawrence area after a fire under the Central Bridge on North Canal Street in Lawrence early this morning (Aug. 27) damaged Verizon cables. Verizon crews are on the scene splicing new cables and, working with state and local officials, have already rerouted emergency lines for public safety agencies. Verizon trailers have been set up at the scene, and crews...

2012-08-27 10:26:21

LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A fire under the Central Bridge on North Canal Street in Lawrence early this morning (Aug. 27) has damaged Verizon cables at the site of the fire. Some Verizon customers in Andover, Lawrence, Littleton, Metheun, North Andover, North Reading and Tewksbury have lost some Verizon services. Voice and data services for some business and government customers may also be affected. And customers in other communities may be affected as well. Verizon...