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2014-04-29 12:30:52

Steve Adubato, Jr., Sandra King and Verizon to be honored; Ralph Izzo and Josh Weston serve as co-chairs; NEWARK, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, will host its first major benefit event at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Wednesday, May 28, at 6:00 pm. The benefit, co-chaired by Ralph Izzo (Chairman & CEO, PSE&G) and Josh Weston (Public Media NJ, Inc. chairman and former CEO, ADP) will honor two...

2014-04-23 12:34:51

Verizon, the Program's Creator, and Its Partner, International Society for Technology in Education, to Launch Verizon Mobile Learning Academy to Train More Teachers Nationwide NEW CARROLLTON, Md., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New national research indicates that training teachers to integrate mobile technology into instruction may have a positive effect on students' standardized test scores and academic achievement. The research comes from an evaluation study, conducted by the International...

2014-04-23 08:40:26

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google spent $3.82 million lobbying federal lawmakers and regulators during the first quarter of 2014, making it the top spender among 15 top technology and telecommunications companies, according to an analysis of lobbying disclosure forms Consumer Watchdog said today. According to lobbying disclosure forms filed this week, Comcast, which is seeking approval from the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department,...

2014-04-22 23:02:51

ONE World Sports has signed a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with Verizon making more than 2,500 hours annually of exclusive world-class sporting events available to FiOS TV subscribers on their TVs, computers, laptops, tablets and mobile handsets. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 ONE World Sports has signed a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with Verizon, making more than 2,500 hours annually of exclusive world-class sporting events—including the club channel programming of...

2014-04-22 12:36:43

Large Firm Participation Does Not Scare Off Smaller Bidders And Accounts For Bulk Of Total Auction Proceeds WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Federal Communications Commission begins to formalize rules for the upcoming voluntary incentive auctions for broadcast spectrum, questions regarding participation limits on the largest domestic wireless carriers remain open. Proponents of bidder restrictions on AT&T and Verizon claim that bidding by the more...

2014-04-21 16:27:00

NEW CARROLLTON, Md., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) will join with Verizon on April 23 to announce research results on the effectiveness of an innovative professional development program for teachers that integrates mobile technology into the classroom in an effort to increase student interest and performance in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM.) At the event, to be held at Charles Carroll Middle School in...

2014-04-21 16:22:03

Gov. Rick Scott Has Also Been Invited LAKE MARY, Fla., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon will officially open its new $50 million, 220,000 square-foot Lake Mary Finance Center building with a coffee reception, ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of the facility on Friday (April 25). Fran Shammo, Verizon's chief financial officer, will speak at the event, as will Lake Mary Mayor David Mealor and Bob Dallari, chairman, Seminole County Board of County Commissioners. Gov. Rick Scott...

2014-04-14 23:02:35

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Today T-Mobile announced it is doing away with all overage charges for its talk, text and data services. It also challenged AT&T, Verizon and Sprint to do the same, according to Wireless Week, Apr. 4. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “I am very happy that T-Mobile has started to grow again, and is no longer lying on their...

2014-04-08 16:22:09

OAK RIDGE, N.J., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and local leaders will recognize students from Jefferson Township Middle School for being among the Best in Nation winners in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, at a celebratory event at the school on Thursday (April 10). Out of nearly 1,300 submissions from across the country, the students' "Super Science Girl" app concept is one of eight winning designs. The app concept - once built - will create interest in activities...

2014-04-08 08:26:20

SAN DIEGO & WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Herring Networks, Inc. announced today that One America News Network ("OANN"), an emerging source for 24/7 credible national and international news, has been added to the channel line-up on Verizon's FiOS TV across the nation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA99752LOGO One America News Network is now available in standard definition to approximately five million FiOS TV customers who currently have access to...


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