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Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Verizon launches Exponent, a new technology and business venture designed to accelerate growth for global carriers

Verizon announced today the global launch of Exponent, a new business and technology venture offering a portfolio of software and internet...


Feb 23, 2017, 00:15 ET Verizon Unlimited on the network you deserve: RootMetrics® ranks Verizon highest in overall network performance for seventh time in a row

You're looking for the unlimited plan you want on the network you deserve. And once again, the nation's most rigorous, independent study has rated...


Feb 22, 2017, 17:00 ET Verizon joins forces with Nanyang Technology University's Business School on cybersecurity risk research

Verizon Enterprise Solutions and Nanyang Technology University's (NTU) Business School are joining forces to analyze and better understand economic...


Feb 22, 2017, 09:00 ET Verizon to deliver 5G service to pilot customers in 11 markets across U.S. by Mid 2017

Company operating largest proving ground for 5G technology Verizon will deliver 5G pre-commercial services to select customers in 11 markets...


Feb 21, 2017, 08:00 ET Verizon and Yahoo amend terms of definitive agreement

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) today announced that they have amended the existing terms of their...


Feb 20, 2017, 12:00 ET Verizon names Andrew McKechnie to lead new in-house creative agency

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced that Andrew McKechnie, formerly of Apple Inc., has been named Chief Creative Officer...


Feb 20, 2017, 10:00 ET Verizon simplifies prepaid offerings, introduces new 2 GB plan

Verizon is bolstering its prepaid plans with a new data bucket and making it simpler for prepaid customers to enjoy the benefits of the best...


Feb 16, 2017, 13:24 ET DePere Middle School in DePere, WI named winner of Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge national Fan Favorite award

Today nine middle and high school teams from across the country were awarded top prizes in the fifth annual Verizon Innovative Learning app...


Feb 16, 2017, 09:00 ET Verizon acquires Skyward to simplify drone operations and reduce complexity for operators

Building on its strategy to drive innovation and adoption for IoT services in high-growth markets, Verizon today announced that it has purchased...


Feb 15, 2017, 12:00 ET I.S. 98 Bay Academy students in Brooklyn, NY named winner of Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge national Fan Favorite award

Today nine middle and high school teams from across the country were awarded top prizes in the fifth annual Verizon Innovative Learning app...


Feb 14, 2017, 04:00 ET Data breaches becoming more complex, pervasive and damaging, finds Verizon's 2017 Data Breach Digest

RSA 2017 -- Data breaches are becoming more complex and are no longer confined to just the IT department, but are now affecting every department...


Feb 13, 2017, 06:00 ET Switch to Verizon Unlimited and get the hottest phones FREE

Today, Verizon is changing the game by introducing Verizon Unlimited - the best unlimited plan in wireless. If you want to call it quits with your...


Feb 12, 2017, 16:00 ET Get unlimited data on the network you deserve: Verizon

Unlimited data on the Verizon network has arrived. Beginning Monday, Verizon is offering an introductory plan that gives you unlimited data on your...


Feb 09, 2017, 08:00 ET Don't break-up over screen cracks! Get back together with your phone and get same-day repairs from Verizon

Americans click, tap and swipe their phones 2,600 times a day… and drop them once a week because "life happens." 30% of U.S. smartphone owners are...


Feb 08, 2017, 12:00 ET Looking for a new smartwatch running the latest from Google? Verizon is your destination for two new 4G LTE connected smartwatches with Android Wear 2.0

Two new LTE connected smartwatches with the latest software from Google, Android Wear 2.0, will soon be available at Verizon: LG Watch Sport and...


Feb 08, 2017, 11:00 ET What do you rely on to keep hackers at bay?

The New Year finds many consumers facing the dilemma of how to safeguard new devices from online threats. For parents there is an added concern of...


Feb 08, 2017, 08:30 ET Mandatory 10-digit dialing begins February 11 in Central New York's 315 area code

As part of the upcoming introduction of the new 680 area code in Central New York, mandatory 10-digit dialing will begin on February 11 for...


Feb 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Verizon launches #weneedmore, national effort to ensure all students are prepared for technology and science Jobs of the future

Today, Verizon kicks-off #weneedmore, a national campaign to call attention to the millions of students across the U.S., especially those from...


Feb 03, 2017, 11:55 ET Verizon announces final results of its private exchange offers for 18 series of notes and related tender offers

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the final results of its Exchange Offers (as defined below) and its Cash...


Feb 01, 2017, 11:31 ET Verizon announces expiration and expiration date results of its private exchange offers for 18 series of notes and expiration of related tender offers

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the expiration and expiration date results of its Exchange Offers (as...


Feb 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Verizon completes purchase of XO Communications' fiber business

As part of the company's continual plans to build and deliver next-generation networks, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) announced...


Jan 31, 2017, 15:55 ET Verizon announces pricing terms of its private exchange offers for 18 series of notes and related tender offers open to certain investors

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the pricing terms of its two previously announced related transactions...


Jan 25, 2017, 09:30 ET Verizon significantly enhances its Houston network, increases wireless data capacity 450% for fans attending Super Bowl LI

Verizon customers attending the biggest sporting event of the year can count on high quality connectivity while at NRG stadium and the series of...


Jan 25, 2017, 09:01 ET Verizon announces private exchange offers for 18 series of notes and related tender offers open to certain investors

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the commencement of two related transactions to repurchase 18 series of...


Jan 25, 2017, 09:00 ET New Fios Instant Internet service available in parts of Boston and Norfolk, VA area starting January 25

On January 25th, the Internet as customers in parts of Boston, MA and the Norfolk, VA area know it changes in an instant as Verizon launches Fios...