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Aug 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Mandatory 10-digit dialing in south-central Pennsylvania's 717 area code begins August 26, 2017

Verizon announced today that beginning August 26, 2017, all local calls made within the Pennsylvania 717 area code must be placed using a...


Aug 21, 2017, 09:30 ET Verizon, Ericsson, and Qualcomm eclipse previous record with Gigabit LTE speeds reaching 1.07 Gbps in lab trial

Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), have surpassed the Gigabit speed barrier. The...


Aug 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Mandatory 10-digit dialing begins August 19 in eastern upstate New York's 518 area code

As part of the upcoming introduction of the new 838 area code in eastern upstate New York, mandatory 10-digit dialing will begin on August 19 for...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:30 ET Verizon to build dedicated network core for public safety

Reaffirming our decades-long commitment to public safety, Verizon will make substantial investments in new network capabilities, as well as expanded...


Aug 14, 2017, 21:18 ET Verizon announces accepted amounts and pricing terms of its tender offers for 29 series of notes of Verizon and certain of its subsidiaries

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the accepted amounts and pricing terms of its previously announced 29...


Aug 14, 2017, 21:18 ET Verizon announces accepted amounts and pricing terms of its private tender and exchange offers for 17 series of notes

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced that it is increasing, with respect to the Offers (as defined below),...


Aug 14, 2017, 08:07 ET Verizon announces early participation results of, and election of early settlement for, its private tender and exchange offers for 17 series of notes

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the early participation results, as of 5:00 p.m. (New York City time) on...


Aug 14, 2017, 08:06 ET Verizon announces an increase to the waterfall cap in, early participation results of, and election of early settlement for, its tender offers for 29 series of notes of Verizon and certain of its subsidiaries

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced that, in connection with the Offers (as defined below), the Waterfall...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:15 ET Verizon Wireless Group President Ronan Dunne to speak at Oppenheimer investor event Aug. 9

Ronan Dunne, group president of Verizon Wireless, a unit of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Oppenheimer 20th...


Aug 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Verizon announces increase of cash cap and satisfaction of financing condition in its previously announced private tender and exchange offers for 17 series of notes

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced that it is increasing the Cash Cap (as defined below) from $2.0 billion...


Aug 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Verizon Ups the Ante: Introducing the Rewards Program that You Really, Really Want

You asked, and we listened. You want a rewards program that's simple, personalized and gives you real value and experiences. We think you deserve...


Aug 03, 2017, 09:00 ET Reignite your imagination with the ASUS ZenFone AR (Augmented Reality)

Experience your world in a whole new way with the ASUS ZenFone AR, the world's first smartphone that supports both Google Tango augmented reality...


Aug 02, 2017, 17:01 ET Verizon, Ericsson, and Qualcomm reach superfast 953 MBPS wireless speed in a dynamic, real-world environment deployment

The reality of true wireless gigabit speeds is within reach. In a U.S. wireless industry first, Verizon, Ericsson, and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.,...


Aug 02, 2017, 10:14 ET Verizon named Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract provider by U.S. General Services Administration

Verizon has been named an Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract solutions provider by the U.S. General Services Administration. Under...


Aug 01, 2017, 17:05 ET Verizon to purchase fiber network infrastructure in Chicago market from WideOpenWest

Continuing to scale and accelerate deployment of next-generation broadband services, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced...


Jul 31, 2017, 19:00 ET Verizon announces tender offers for 29 series of notes of Verizon and certain of its subsidiaries

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the commencement of 29 separate offers, for its own account and on...


Jul 31, 2017, 18:58 ET Verizon announces private tender and exchange offers for 17 series of notes open to certain investors

Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the commencement of offers, for its own account and on behalf of its...


Jul 26, 2017, 06:30 ET Verizon Communications to report earnings July 27

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) will report second-quarter 2017 earnings on Thursday, July 27. Matt Ellis, executive vice president...


Jul 26, 2017, 00:30 ET The results are in: Verizon continues to deliver the network you deserve, leader in network performance for record eighth time in a row

The nation's most rigorous, independent scientific study has rated Verizon the #1 network in the country for a record eighth consecutive...


Jul 25, 2017, 17:29 ET Washington, D.C., Verizon customers have the #1 Rated Network

To the hundreds of thousands of Washington, D.C., residents, as well as the tens of millions who visit the nation's capital every year, Verizon has...


Jul 25, 2017, 13:46 ET Verizon sweeps J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Business Wireline Satisfaction Study reinforcing customer commitment and service delivery record

When it comes to customer satisfaction across the United States, Verizon ranks highest in all surveyed segments – large enterprise, small/midsize...


Jul 25, 2017, 11:30 ET Get the Moto Z2 Force Edition and exclusive Moto Mods on Verizon and unlock unlimited possibilities

The new Moto Z2 Force Edition, available for preorder from Verizon today, takes everything you love about the Moto Z and adds a sleek metal design...


Jul 25, 2017, 11:00 ET Columbus Residents Experience the No. 1 Ranked Network with Verizon

Verizon continues to make advances in the wireless industry to ensure its customers have the best possible experience to share life's moments. This...


Jul 25, 2017, 08:00 ET Cleveland Residents Experience the No. 1 Ranked Network with Verizon

Verizon continues to make advances in the wireless industry to ensure its customers have the best possible experience to share life's moments. This...


Jul 24, 2017, 18:48 ET Tucson Verizon customers have the #1 Rated Network

According to the latest RootScore® Report, the nation's most rigorous, independent scientific study, Verizon won the overall performance award in...