NEW YORK, December 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting AT&T, Inc. (NYSE: T), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ: WIN), and Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
AT&T, Inc. Research Report
On December 24, 2013, AT&T, Inc.'s (AT&T) stock rose 0.75%, ending the day at $34.95. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of AT&T increased 1.45%, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which advanced 1.10% during the same period. The Full Research Report on AT&T, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Verizon Communications Inc. Research Report
On December 19, 2013, Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon) announced its plans to publish an online report for providing data on the number of law enforcement requests for customer information received by the Company in 2013 in the United States and other countries in which it operates. Verizon stated that it expects to publish an initial report in early 2014 and to update this report semi-annually. The Company added that the transparency report will identify the total number of law enforcement agency requests received from government authorities in criminal cases, and will break out this data under categories such as subpoenas, court orders and warrants. The Company stated that it is working with the US government regarding the detail it can report on the number of National Security Letters received in 2013. Randal S. Milch, Executive Vice President, Public Policy, and General Counsel, Verizon, commented, "Verizon is committed to our customers' privacy, and we do not sell information that individually identifies our customers to third parties without our customers' consent. All companies are required to provide information to government agencies in certain circumstances, however, and this new report is intended to provide more transparency about law enforcement requests. Like others in the industry, the aim of our transparency report is to keep our customers informed about government requests for their data and how we respond to those requests." The Full Research Report on Verizon Communications Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
CenturyLink, Inc. Research Report
On December 18, 2013, CenturyLink, Inc. (CenturyLink) announced that it is scheduled to participate in the 2014 Citi Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference on January 7, 2014. The Company added that information regarding the presentation times and webcast availability can be accessed via Investor Calendar on its Investor Relations website. The Full Research Report on CenturyLink, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Windstream Corporation Research Report
On December 19, 2013, Windstream Corporation (Windstream) announced that it has been named a Platinum Level Polycom Choice Partner by Polycom, Inc., the global leader in open, standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C). Windstream's Senior Vice President and Enterprise Chief Marketing Officer, Matt Preschern, said, "It's an honor to achieve Platinum Level - the highest designation in the award-winning Choice Partner program. Windstream is committed to providing 'smart solutions, personalized service' to our customers and delivering the highest innovative industry standards with each uniquely designed, customer-specific Unified Communications solution. With Polycom providing the handset for our industry-leading Virtual PBX solution, we're able to offer an even broader range of affordable, easy-to-use, best-in-class IP telephony systems to our customers." According to Windstream, the Platinum Level designation indicates that the Company has invested and enhanced its technical expertise and go-to-market offerings. The Full Research Report on Windstream Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Frontier Communications Corporation Research Report
On December 17, 2013, Frontier Communications Corporation (Frontier) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with AT&T, Inc. (AT&T) to acquire AT&T's wireline business and statewide fiber network that provides services to residential, commercial and wholesale customers in Connecticut. The Company stated that as part of the transaction, Frontier will also acquire AT&T's U-verse video and satellite TV customers in Connecticut. Frontier added that it will pay $2 billion in cash to AT&T for the business and related assets. Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier's Chairman and CEO stated, "This is a great opportunity to bring to Connecticut Frontier's portfolio of products and services, such as Frontier Secure, our industry leading digital security offering that gives customers top-rated online computer protection and premium technical support. It also allows us to introduce our local engagement management model to Connecticut in which Frontier employees provide high-quality service to their friends and neighbors and become actively involved in their communities. This transaction demonstrates our continued commitment to enhancing shareholder value by improving the sustainability of our dividend, increasing our free cash flow and building on our core product and service strengths." The Company stated that it expects the transaction to close in the second half of 2014. The Full Research Report on Frontier Communications Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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