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May 05, 2016, 13:13 ET Samsung Galaxy J3 smartphone now available on Verizon

 Looking for an affordable, feature-packed prepaid smartphone to stay connected with friends and family? Look no further, the Samsung Galaxy J3...


May 05, 2016, 11:17 ET Verizon reports results of preliminary shareholder vote at 2016 annual meeting

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has announced preliminary results of the shareholder vote at its annual meeting here today. The...


May 03, 2016, 08:00 ET 65% of Americans traveling outside the U.S. will use mobile data to check in with loved ones back home

 A new survey reveals one in three Americans is planning to travel outside of the U.S. in the next year. Of those traveling internationally, a...


Apr 29, 2016, 16:11 ET Verizon brings on thousands of additional personnel to assist with operations during strike

Verizon announced today it is deploying thousands of additional employees and contractors to serve its customers during the strike. Employees on...


Apr 29, 2016, 03:00 ET Verizon's Wireless network ranked #1 for overall performance in Boston by RootMetrics®

 Verizon customers in Boston are enjoying all of the benefits of the top-performing wireless network in the area,...


Apr 28, 2016, 22:00 ET Winning phone case design from Project Runway All Stars OtterBox Challenge exclusively available at Verizon

 Verizon is helping to further remove style barriers from tech by teaming up with Project Runway: All Stars and OtterBox to design the...


Apr 28, 2016, 15:20 ET Verizon meets with unions and makes contract proposal

After more than 10 months of negotiating, Verizon today presented union leaders from the CWA and IBEW with an updated comprehensive proposal...


Apr 27, 2016, 15:54 ET Verizon reports 57 suspected incidents of network sabotage and related criminal activity in past two weeks

 Verizon today reported a more than 100 percent increase in the number of suspected incidents of sabotage that have cut off thousands of...


Apr 27, 2016, 03:00 ET Verizon's 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report finds cybercriminals are exploiting human nature

Cybercriminals are continuing to exploit human nature as they rely on familiar attack patterns such as phishing, and increase their reliance on...


Apr 26, 2016, 11:00 ET Hundreds of Middle School Boys Will Head to College This Summer for Hands-On Lessons in Coding, 3D Design and Entrepreneurship

Verizon is sending hundreds of minority middle school boys across the U.S. to college campuses this summer for technology education as part of its...


Apr 25, 2016, 08:30 ET Verizon launches industry-leading large OpenStack NFV deployment

 Verizon has completed the industry's largest known Network Function Virtualization OpenStack cloud deployment across five of its U.S. data...


Apr 21, 2016, 07:25 ET Verizon delivers continued earnings and operational growth in 1Q

1Q 2016 highlights - Consolidated: $1.06 in earnings per share (EPS), compared with $1.02 per share in 1Q 2015. - Wireless: 640,000...


Apr 20, 2016, 17:01 ET Criminals put thousands of Verizon customers out of service by cutting cables and damaging network facilities

 Thousands of Verizon customers have been cut off from critical services over the past few days as criminals have damaged or destroyed critical...


Apr 20, 2016, 07:25 ET Verizon Communications to report earnings April 21

 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) will report first-quarter 2016 earnings on Thursday, April 21. CFO Fran Shammo will present...


Apr 19, 2016, 12:18 ET Preorder and test drive the HTC 10 from Verizon April 29

Preorder the HTC 10™ from Verizon beginning April 29 and get it first when it launches in early May. Verizon will be the first wireless...


Apr 18, 2016, 18:15 ET Verizon and Hearst Enter Into Agreement to Acquire Complex to Expand Joint Portfolio of Millennial Digital Video Channels

 Verizon and Hearst today announced they have entered into an agreement to jointly acquire Complex (the "Company") in a 50/50 ownership...


Apr 18, 2016, 11:44 ET Verizon customers connect with friends and family in Ecuador and Japan for free following massive earthquakes

 More than 170,000 Verizon employees worldwide want to support our friends and family in Ecuador and Japan who have been impacted by the...


Apr 13, 2016, 06:15 ET CWA and IBEW leaders call strike against Verizon and its customers

Despite Verizon's good faith efforts to get to new labor contracts, CWA and IBEW leaders, unwilling to make an agreement or even seek the...


Apr 12, 2016, 14:34 ET Verizon prepares strike readiness plans

After more than a year of intense preparations, Verizon's strike readiness team has been fully activated and is ready for a threatened union...


Apr 12, 2016, 14:15 ET Mayor Walsh announces partnership with Verizon to transform city's technology infrastructure

 Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a new partnership with Verizon to make Boston one of the most technologically advanced cities in the...


Apr 11, 2016, 12:15 ET Verizon sets record straight on unions' latest strike threat

 After nearly 10 months of unsuccessfully trying to reach a contract, Verizon remains committed to its negotiation objectives and seeks to...


Apr 08, 2016, 09:00 ET Tech Savvy? Verizon is Hiring Fios Summer Field Techs

If you're tech savvy and like working outside, Verizon is hiring summer field techs in Maryland and Virginia. This is a unique work opportunity...


Apr 07, 2016, 13:59 ET The Samsung Convoy 4 from Verizon: Built for anything life throws at you

 Mobile phones have come a long way in terms of durability, but some jobs require a device that can stand up to everything the elements throw...


Apr 07, 2016, 11:50 ET Enjoy 3-months of HBO NOW in exclusive offer from Verizon Wireless

Are you ready for the season premieres of Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley and Veep?  Now you can enjoy your favorite HBO shows with Verizon...


Apr 06, 2016, 13:36 ET Permissive 10-Digit Dialing Underway in Central New York's 315 Area Code

 Residential and business customers within the existing 315 area code should be prepared for the introduction of the new 680 area code. ...