Verizon Communications News
By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatchSAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Taking the long-term view is probably the best course of action for investors given the weakness of first-quarter results as we head into the peak week of first-quarter ...
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Verizon Wireless' **Value Mobile Device Recycling service now makes it more convenient for you to participate in its device recycling program. You'll hear a message informing you that you will receive a text message. Once the trade-in value of the phone is confirmed by your local store, that value will be placed on a virtual Verizon Wireless gift card that you can use to purchase devices, buy accessories like a case or a Fitbit, or pay your bill. Although **Value service is only available on smartphones, Verizon Wireless' Device Recycling Program accepts cellphones (basic or smart), tablets, netbooks, and other wireless broadband devices like Verizon Wireless jetpacks.
Verizon ( VZ ) is the largest telecommunications company in the U.S. complemented by its huge customer base and comparatively better data services than its competitors. However, the start of the year has ...
The top U.S. telecommunications regulator on Thursday reasserted his commitment to helping smaller national wireless carriers get access to valuable lower-frequency airwaves in the upcoming spectrum auction. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, in a letter to Representative John Barrow, reaffirmed his plans to restrict how much spectrum the biggest U.S. carriers, Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, could buy in the auction scheduled for mid-2015. Wheeler's letter comes a day after AT&T, the No. 2 wireless provider, threatened to sit out the auction altogether over the regulator's proposed restrictions. The plan is expected to be formally circulated at the FCC later this month and voted on at the May 15 public meeting.
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Stratton, Verizon executive vice president and president of the company's wireline organization, has named Christopher Formant as president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions. In his role, Formant is responsible for delivering business solutions to Verizon's global enterprise clients in key industries: healthcare and insurance; He was most recently senior vice president and president of Avaya Government Solutions and Avaya Professional Services.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger Gurnani, Verizon executive vice president and chief information officer, will join other leading CIOs as a keynote panelist at the 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, a May 21 event for IT leadership. Gurnani will address how IT is central to Verizon's strategy of delivering its customers integrated services and solutions that cross platforms, networks and devices. Now in its 11th year, the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is a one-day conference held on the MIT campus. More than 700 CIOs, senior IT executives and MIT academic thought leaders will network, collaborate, and explore how innovative technologies and leading-edge research can help address the digital transformation.
Verizon Communications was a winner within the telecommunications industry, rising $0.50 (1.1%) to $47.60 on light volume
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