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2014-03-07 16:24:08

NEW YORK, March 7, 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 May 1, 2014, to Verizon Communications shareowners of record at the close of business on April 10, 2014. Verizon has approximately 4.1 billion shares of common stock outstanding. The company made $5.9 billion in cash dividend payments in...

2014-03-07 08:29:06

NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Deutsche Bank 22nd Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference in Palm Beach, Fla., on Monday, March 10. His presentation will be webcast beginning at approximately 7:50 a.m. Eastern time and can be accessed on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/investor. VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER:...

2014-03-06 12:30:59

High-Performance, High-Quality Video Essential for Media Companies to Capture Millennial Audience NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do millennials want when it comes to online viewing, and what should broadcasters know to improve their chances in this market? That's the question Verizon Digital Media Services attempted to answer with a two-part research project about the entertainment habits of the millennial generation. Among the findings: -- Millennials are extremely...

2014-03-03 12:29:11

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowell McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 4. His presentation will be webcast beginning at approximately 11:45 a.m. Eastern time (8:45 a.m. Pacific time) and can be accessed on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/investor. VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER:...

2014-02-28 12:29:36

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. today announced that its subsidiaries, Cellco Partnership (the "Partnership") and Verizon Wireless Capital LLC ("Capital" and together with the Partnership, "the "Issuers"), will redeem $1,250,000,000 of their 8.500% Notes, due Nov. 15, 2018 (CUSIPS 92344S AG5, 92344S AK6 and U9220 QAD6) (the "Notes"). There is a total of $2.25 billion in principal amount of the Notes currently outstanding. The Notes to be redeemed...

2014-02-24 08:33:47

Acquisition of Vodafone's Interest in Verizon Wireless Has Enhanced Verizon's Ability to Deliver Integrated Products and Solutions Across All Networks NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the best wireless asset in the U.S. now under complete ownership of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), the company is poised to expand margins and grow revenues in 2014. Verizon completed its acquisition of Vodafone Group Plc's 45 percent minority interest in Verizon Wireless...

2014-02-21 12:27:53

Verizon Now Owns 100 Percent of the Industry-Leading U.S. Wireless Carrier NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Vodafone Group Plc's (London, Nasdaq: VOD) 45 percent indirect interest in Verizon Wireless in a transaction valued at approximately $130 billion. As previously announced, the transaction is immediately accretive to Verizon's earnings per share by approximately 10...

2014-02-21 08:28:20

PHOENIX, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarningForecast.com has issued earnings forecast research with special focus on financial performance of the following stocks: Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Verizon (NYSE:VZ), Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140221/HK69343LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below; you may need to copy and paste the full link to your browser.)...

2014-02-18 20:22:39

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced that it expects to issue 1,274,764,121 shares of Verizon common stock to shareholders of Vodafone Group Plc in connection with Verizon's acquisition of Vodafone's indirect 45 percent interest in Verizon Wireless. Verizon expects to close the transaction and issue the shares on Feb. 21, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions and approval from the High Court of Justice of...

2014-02-12 16:28:04

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Obama on Wednesday (Feb 12) released the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cyber Framework. The following statement should be attributed to Craig Silliman, Verizon senior vice president, public policy: "Verizon has long focused on protecting the security and privacy of our customers, as well as protecting our networks. All businesses - large and small - need to keep their cybersecurity defenses updated to respond...


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