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Sep 17, 2014, 13:10 ET

Verizon's Planning, Preparation and Training Enhance Immediate Response During Disaster Events

 Whether a natural or man-made disaster, running to a crisis to restore network facilities or help communities with communications needs during...

Sep 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

Sept. 24 Free Webinar From Verizon to Feature Personal Finance Expert Jean Chatzky Offering Insights on Money Management for Small-Business Owners

 The latest free live webinar from Verizon's small business team on Sept. 24 will feature Jean Chatzky, the financial editor for NBC's...

Sep 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

New Jersey Community Leaders Gather Sept. 18 at Saint Peter's University for Sustainability and Small Business Summit

More than 200 small business owners and community leaders from across northern New Jersey will gather tomorrow (Sept. 18) at Saint Peter's...

Sep 16, 2014, 16:04 ET

Verizon Investing $13.8M in New Solar Projects in N.J. This Year, Bringing Total to More Than $34M

 Building upon the successful launch of its on-site green energy program in 2013, Verizon this year is investing more than $13 million to...

Sep 16, 2014, 14:00 ET

Verizon Ranks Highest in J.D. Power 2014 Wireline Customer Satisfaction Study for Small Businesses

Verizon's voice and broadband services for very small businesses – with 19 or fewer employees – outperform all their competitors when...

Sep 16, 2014, 11:00 ET

Verizon CFO to Speak Sept. 17 at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Conference

 Fran Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Bank of...

Sep 16, 2014, 00:01 ET

'Decisive New Technology Adoption Leads to Competitive Advantage,' Verizon sponsored Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Survey Confirms

A new study from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services -- "The Digital Dividend – First Mover Advantage" -- demonstrates...

Sep 15, 2014, 11:00 ET

FiOS TV Customers Can Load Up and Binge on Free 'On Demand' With Sept. 19-29 Fall Marathon

Keep your AA backup batteries handy. Put your household chores on hold.  And get ready to give your TV remote a strenuous workout. With...

Sep 11, 2014, 09:59 ET

Verizon Comments on Strong Customer Growth in Wireless

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) continues to see strong adoption of 4G smartphones and tablets in third-quarter 2014, according to...

Sep 10, 2014, 08:45 ET

Verizon Chairman and CEO to Speak at Goldman Sachs Conference on Sept. 11

 Lowell McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ; LSE: VZC), will speak at the Goldman...

Sep 08, 2014, 00:01 ET

Verizon Expands Access to Intelligent Transportation Options With Verizon Auto Share

Verizon Enterprise Solutions today (Sept. 8) announced that Verizon Auto Share, a convenient and secure way for drivers to rent, experience and...

Sep 07, 2014, 11:59 ET

Verizon's Smart Store in Santa Maria, California, Opens September 8, 2014: Wireless Customer Experience is Redefined

WHO:           Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest and most reliable 4G...

Sep 04, 2014, 11:30 ET

Verizon Communications Raises Quarterly Dividend 3.8 Percent to 55 Cents per Share

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

Sep 04, 2014, 11:21 ET

Verizon FiOS Turns 10

Ten years is an eternity in the technology-driven society we live in, and Verizon's FiOS services – delivered over the nation's largest...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:39 ET

Verizon Digital Media Services Launches Tailored Solutions for Media and Entertainment Industry

 Embarking on an initiative to offer tailored solutions for the media and entertainment industry, Verizon Digital Media Services introduces its...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:00 ET

Verizon Wireless Responds to South Napa Earthquake

 Verizon Wireless' investment in network reliability and emergency preparedness has paid off once again. When the 6.1 magnitude South Napa...

Sep 02, 2014, 08:07 ET

J.D. Power's 2014 Wireless Network Quality Study Ranks Verizon Wireless Highest In North Central Region, Including Ohio

Verizon Wireless today announced it has been ranked highest among wireless carriers in the North Central Region, which includes Ohio, Illinois,...

Aug 29, 2014, 08:00 ET

Verizon Communications Inc. to Redeem 1.25% Notes, Due November 3, 2014

Verizon Communications Inc. today announced that it will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of its $750 million 1.25% Notes, due...

Aug 28, 2014, 19:41 ET

RootMetrics™ Ranks Verizon Wireless Tops For Network Performance In San Antonio, Texas

 The Verizon Wireless network has been recognized as a RootScore award winner in San Antonio, Texas.  For the second consecutive time,...

Aug 28, 2014, 10:00 ET
The new Verizon Wireless Smart Store in Farmington, Missouri is now open. (PRNewsFoto/Verizon Wireless)

Verizon Wireless Introduces Service On America's Largest 4G LTE Network To Three Missouri Counties

Verizon Wireless announced today that it has launched network operations to St. Genevieve, St. Francois and Washington counties in rural eastern...