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2013-12-17 12:24:56

Verizon Is First U.S. TV Provider to Offer Live, Multichannel HD TV App for Xbox One; Customers Can Use Their Voice, Gestures as the Remote NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As Christmas nears and people line up to buy the latest tech gadgets and devices, FiOS customers are receiving an early gift: the immediate availability of the FiOS TV app for download on the Xbox One games and entertainment system from Microsoft. People who are Xbox Live Gold members as well as FiOS TV...

2013-12-12 16:23:19

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to watching live news channels anytime, anywhere, Verizon FiOS TV customers now have more options with the addition of FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network on Verizon's FiOS Mobile App. This brings to 27 the number of live channels available outside the home for anytime, anywhere TV access. Customers who have the FiOS Mobile App - which is free - can now live stream the 24-hour FOX News channels from eligible devices,...

2013-12-06 08:25:45

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowell McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the UBS 41st Annual Global Media & Communications conference here on Monday, Dec. 9. His remarks will be webcast beginning at approximately 8 a.m. Eastern time. Access instructions will be available on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/investor. VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER: Verizon news releases,...

2013-12-05 16:26:10

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today approved proxy access amendments to the company's bylaws. Proxy access allows eligible shareholders to place their own director nominees on the company's proxy card, along with the board candidates nominated by the company. Verizon's bylaw amendment specifies a three-percent/three-year holding requirement for eligibility. An individual or group of shareholders who...

2013-12-05 16:23:30

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From the park to the train, from football to romantic comedies, Verizon FiOS TV customers now have more entertainment choices while on the go, with the addition of 16 new channels to Verizon's FiOS Mobile App. This brings to 25 the number of live channels available outside the home. Customers who have the FiOS Mobile App - which is free - will now be able to live stream the new channels from eligible devices, including tablets and...

2013-12-05 12:32:23

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2013 /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 Feb. 3, 2014, to Verizon Communications shareowners of record at the close of business on Jan. 10, 2014. Verizon has approximately 2.7 million shareowners and approximately 2.9 billion shares of common stock outstanding. The company has made...

2013-12-04 16:28:05

In the news release, Verizon Receives FCC Approvals Needed for Acquisition of Verizon Wireless, issued 04-Dec-2013 by Verizon Communications Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the second paragraph, "Verizon Wireless" should read "Verizon". The complete, corrected release follows: Verizon Receives FCC Approvals Needed for Acquisition of Verizon Wireless Transaction on Track to Close in the First Quarter of 2014 NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013...

2013-12-04 16:27:52

Transaction on Track to Close in the First Quarter of 2014 NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced that it has received the approvals needed from the Federal Communications Commission to acquire Vodafone's U.S. group with the principal asset of 45 percent of Verizon Wireless. Specifically, the FCC approved Verizon's foreign ownership petition should post-closing foreign ownership of Verizon Wireless exceed 25...

2013-11-19 08:32:14

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Francis J. Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday, Nov. 20. His remarks will be webcast beginning at approximately 6 a.m. Eastern time. Access instructions will be available on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/investor. VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS...

2013-11-18 12:26:04

Limited-Time Sweepstakes Offers a Grand Prize of $2,500, Plus Other Awards NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon is sponsoring its second annual sweepstakes offering 13 prizes ranging up to $2,500 when consumers use Visual 411, Verizon's free business directory service. Accessible from PCs, laptops, tablets, smartphones and FiOS TV, Visual 411 is an exciting app that delivers money-saving coupons, business phone numbers, addresses, directions, weather, traffic and more....