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Santa Monica residents and visitors get their first peek at the new Verizon Wireless Destination Store, the first store of its kind on the West Coast. An official Grand opening celebration and concert is scheduled for July 18 to celebrate the first West Coast location

Angelenos Experience "Future of Tech" Design of New Verizon Flagship Store On Santa Monica's 3rd St. Promenade

 Verizon Wireless welcomed excited visitors to its new Destination Store on Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade, bringing the company's...

Jun 25, 2015, 08:30 ET

Verizon and Scripps Networks Interactive Turn Up Mobile Video Offering With Agreement

Verizon has announced a multi-year content licensing agreement with Scripps Networks Interactive, one of the world's leading developers of...

Jun 24, 2015, 22:08 ET

Verizon Repair Crews Work to Keep Customers Connected

Severe storms tore through much of Verizon's Mid-Atlantic region June 23-24, knocking down trees and affecting power for thousands.  Verizon...

Jun 24, 2015, 10:42 ET

Verizon's Andrew Bonillo Appointed to Strategic Advisory Board of International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals

The International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) today announced the appointment of Andrew Bonillo, director of...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:38 ET

Verizon Completes Acquisition of AOL

 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and AOL Inc. (formerly NYSE: AOL) today announced the successful completion of Verizon's tender...

Jun 22, 2015, 17:37 ET

Verizon Offers Raises to 38,000 Employees

 Proposing a solid wage increase up front, Verizon held its first negotiating session today with representatives of the Communications Workers...

Jun 22, 2015, 16:30 ET

Scott Krohn to Join Verizon as Treasurer

 Fran Shammo, chief financial officer, Verizon Communications, today announced that Scott Krohn will join Verizon on July 6 as Treasurer,...

Jun 22, 2015, 16:30 ET

Scott Krohn to Join Verizon as Treasurer

 Fran Shammo, chief financial officer, Verizon Communications, today announced that Scott Krohn will join Verizon on July 6 as Treasurer,...

Jun 16, 2015, 09:06 ET
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Verizon Network Ready As Gulf Coast Prepares For Tropical Storm Bill

 Verizon Wireless network crews and disaster response teams are on alert as Tropical Storm Bill enters the Gulf of Mexico. In the event of...

Jun 09, 2015, 13:00 ET

Staying Safe and Secure With Verizon's Premium Tech Support, Online Security, Cloud Storage Solution

No one wants to worry about online threats or how and where to store their many files. A new solution from Verizon will ease these concerns. The...

Jun 04, 2015, 11:39 ET

6/4/15: Verizon Declares Quarterly Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per outstanding...

Jun 04, 2015, 09:03 ET

Verizon is calling on all Innovators for its 2015 Powerful Answers Award Challenge

What: Now in its third year, Verizon's Powerful Answers Award offers innovators, developers and entrepreneurs a total of  $6M in cash...

Jun 03, 2015, 09:10 ET

Verizon Confirms 200 Percent Wireless Data Usage Increase at Indianapolis 500

 Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, confirmed today that data usage by fans at...

Jun 02, 2015, 15:21 ET

Verizon IndyCar Series Shifts Into High Gear At Firestone 600 On June 6

WHAT: The Verizon IndyCar Series comes to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth the first weekend in June. The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE...

Jun 02, 2015, 12:35 ET

Verizon Wireless Presents Runner Tracking at Grandma's Marathon

 If you're looking to keep track of your favorite runners during Grandma's Marathon weekend, Verizon Wireless has the perfect...

Jun 01, 2015, 16:49 ET
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Verizon Prepared To Weather The Storm This Hurricane Season

With the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina looming and a total of nine named storms expected this season by The Weather Channel, Verizon is...

Jun 01, 2015, 16:29 ET
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Verizon Wireless Network Prepared To Serve Gulf Coast Customers During 2015 Atlantic Storm Season

 As Hurricane Season approaches, Verizon Wireless wants its customers to know that it is always working to provide a predictable network...

May 26, 2015, 11:18 ET

Verizon's Employees, Customers Aid Nepal Relief Efforts

After learning about the April 25 earthquake that devastated Nepal, Verizon stepped into action, announcing that it would waive call charges to the...

May 22, 2015, 16:41 ET

Latest Small-Business Offering from Verizon: Free FiOS Internet-Speed Upgrade

Just as we keep our car ready to roll by periodically checking the air in its tires and getting it tuned up, small-business owners can keep their...

May 22, 2015, 14:49 ET

As 2015 Hurricane Season Begins, Alabama Residents Urged To Prepare Wireless Communication Plans

 Alabama is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes that form in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, and with hurricanes comes possible...