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Mar 23, 2017, 13:25 ET Get the LG K20 V on Verizon today

If you're looking for a larger smartphone that still has a sleek and stylish design, you can now get the new LG K20 V from Verizon. The K20 V is...


Mar 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Verizon to redeem debt securities

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced that it will redeem the following series of notes (the "Notes") on April...


Mar 22, 2017, 12:27 ET Verizon to offer iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition and new 9.7-inch iPad on March 24

Verizon today announced it will offer iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition in a vibrant red aluminum finish. The introduction of...


Mar 20, 2017, 08:15 ET Verizon announces results of its tender offers for 30 series of notes of Verizon and certain of its subsidiaries

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the results of its 30 separate offers to purchase for cash (the...


Mar 17, 2017, 16:06 ET Verizon announces pricing terms of its tender offers for 30 series of notes of Verizon and certain of its subsidiaries

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the pricing terms of its previously announced 30 separate offers to...


Mar 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Permissive 10-digit dialing to begin in Eastern Upstate New York's 518 area code

All customers within the existing 518 area code should begin preparing for the introduction of the new 838 area code and 10-digit...


Mar 13, 2017, 14:48 ET Winter Weather Storm Stella: Emergency preparation contacts and safety tips from Verizon

Grab your coats, gloves, hats, batteries, and battery chargers…snow is on the way! With severe weather threatening the Northeast from...


Mar 13, 2017, 08:22 ET Verizon announces tender offers for 30 series of notes of Verizon and certain of its subsidiaries

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the commencement of 30 separate offers to purchase for cash (the...


Mar 07, 2017, 12:00 ET Trust your connections to the network that keeps coming out on top

Crowdsourced network award… check. Scientific network study… check. Now a customer experience survey about our network… you guessed it… got that,...


Mar 07, 2017, 00:01 ET Verizon chooses datamena for Middle East expansion

Verizon has chosen datamena, the carrier-neutral data center and connectivity platform, as a new regional transit hub to serve Verizon customers...


Mar 06, 2017, 10:30 ET Verizon introduces first ever Fios Prepaid Triple Play with pay-as-you-go Fios TV, Internet and Home Phone

Today Fios Prepaid becomes the first-of-its-kind payment option for Verizon Fios services, making it easier than ever to enjoy Fios internet, TV...


Mar 03, 2017, 12:45 ET Verizon EVP John Stratton to speak at Deutsche Bank conference

John Stratton, executive vice president and president of operations for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Deutsche...


Mar 03, 2017, 11:46 ET Verizon Board declares quarterly dividend and reauthorizes share repurchase plan

The Board of Directors of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today declared a quarterly dividend of 57.75 cents per outstanding share,...


Feb 27, 2017, 11:00 ET Verizon CFO to speak at Morgan Stanley conference

Matt Ellis, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Morgan...


Feb 26, 2017, 07:00 ET Introducing the LG G6 on Verizon - Big screen. Small phone. Unlimited data.

Get the new LG G6™ on the network rated No. 1 among U.S.-based wireless companies in overall network performance for the seventh consecutive...


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...