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2014-08-11 12:22:28

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's distraction-filled world, a good reminder is necessary for the important tasks - especially those that can cause injury or incur repair costs, fines and inconvenient outages. 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. Every digging project, no matter how large or...

2014-08-11 08:33:56

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Oppenheimer 17th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference in Boston on Tuesday, Aug. 12. His presentation will be webcast beginning at approximately 8:15 a.m. Eastern time and can be accessed on Verizon's Investor Relations website, www.verizon.com/investor. VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER:...

2014-08-08 08:28:47

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Cellular M2M VAS Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 M2M communication is used for automated data transmission between two machines. In M2M communication, a device is attached to a machine that captures an event relayed over a network delivering data to applications. In cellular M2M connections 2G, 3G, LTE, and CDMA communication...

2014-08-06 08:38:06

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 (the "Exchange Offers") specified series of debt securities issued by Verizon and by Alltel Corporation (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon) (collectively, the "Old Notes") for new debt securities to be issued by Verizon (the "New Notes") in accordance with...

2014-08-05 12:36:54

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 offers to exchange (the "Exchange Offers") specified series of debt securities issued by Verizon and by Alltel Corporation (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon) (collectively, the "Old Notes") for new debt securities to be issued by Verizon (the "New Notes") in accordance with the...

2014-07-23 20:23:26

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the commencement of eleven separate private offers to exchange (the "Exchange Offers") specified series of debt securities issued by Verizon and by Alltel Corporation (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon) (collectively, the "Old Notes") for new debt securities to be issued by Verizon (the "New Notes") in accordance with the terms of the Exchange...

2014-07-22 08:36:44

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2Q 2014 HIGHLIGHTS Consolidated -- $1.01 in earnings per share (EPS), compared with 78 cents per share in 2Q 2013. -- 91 cents in adjusted EPS (non-GAAP), compared with 73 cents in adjusted EPS in 2Q 2013, excluding non-operational gains in both periods. Wireless -- Added 1.4 million net retail connections; low retail postpaid churn of 0.94 percent; 104.6 million total retail connections; 98.6 million total...

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 16:29:53

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...

2014-07-10 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...


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