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Nov 18, 2014, 08:00 ET Half of U.S. Shoppers to Purchase Two or More Connected Devices on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Many of us will take to on and offline stores amidst this year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday rush. The goal: Score top items on our holiday...


May 15, 2014, 16:00 ET Verizon: FCC Decision on Spectrum Screen Will Benefit Marketplace and Consumers

 The Federal Communications Commission today approved rules governing its spectrum screen and the upcoming incentive auction. As part of this...


Nov 19, 2013, 06:00 ET Verizon CFO to Speak at Morgan Stanley Conference on Nov. 20

 Francis J. Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the...


May 07, 2013, 08:00 ET Verizon Wireless CEO to Speak At Jefferies Conference on May 8

Dan Mead, president and CEO of Verizon Wireless, will speak at the Jefferies 2013 Global Technology, Media and Telecom conference here on...


Jan 10, 2013, 11:24 ET Verizon Improving Network Resiliency, Communications in Addressing 911 Service Issues After June 2012 Derecho

The Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau today (Jan. 10) issued a staff report on issues associated...


Sep 19, 2012, 08:00 ET Verizon Chairman and CEO to Speak at Goldman Sachs Conference on Sept. 20

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


Jun 20, 2012, 09:00 ET Verizon Chairman and CEO to Speak at Guggenheim Securities Symposium on June 21

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


Jun 13, 2012, 16:52 ET Verizon Hosts Internet Safety Webinar on June 14 for Parents; Kelly Mendoza of Common Sense Media to Lead Conversation on Keeping Kids, Families Safe Online

In observance of National Internet Safety Month, in June, Verizon will host a Webinar from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (June 14)...


May 29, 2012, 11:30 ET Verizon CTO to Speak at Nomura Conference, May 30

Tony Melone, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the Nomura 2nd...


May 15, 2012, 10:30 ET Verizon CFO to Speak at J.P. Morgan Conference, May 16

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


May 07, 2012, 15:00 ET Verizon Enterprise Solutions President to Speak At Jefferies Conference on May 8

 John Stratton, president - Verizon Enterprise Solutions, will speak at the Jefferies 2012 Global Technology, Media & Telecom Conference...


May 03, 2012, 12:19 ET Verizon Communications Reports on Preliminary Shareholder Vote Results at Annual Meeting

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


Mar 05, 2012, 13:00 ET Verizon Executive to Speak at Raymond James Conference on March 6

John Doherty, senior vice president - Investor Relations for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), will speak at the Raymond James 33rd...


Feb 07, 2012, 12:48 ET Verizon Named to NAFE List of Top 50 Companies for Executive Women, for 8th Consecutive Year

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Jan 24, 2012, 07:30 ET Verizon Reports Record Revenue Growth in 4Q, Fueled by Strong Demand for Wireless, FiOS and Strategic Services

4Q 2011 HIGHLIGHTS Consolidated - 7.7 percent year-over-year quarterly revenue growth in 4Q, a company record. - A loss of 71...


Jan 03, 2012, 15:00 ET Verizon CFO Fran Shammo to Speak at Citi Conference on Jan. 4

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


Dec 14, 2011, 16:00 ET Verizon Aligns Enterprise Operations From Across Company Into New Global Organization

In a move that will even more strongly enable it to provide business and government customers with fully integrated enterprise-class...


Dec 06, 2011, 08:00 ET Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam to Speak at UBS Conference on Dec. 7

 Lowell McAdam, chairman-elect and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq:VZ), will speak at the UBS...


Nov 28, 2011, 17:00 ET Terremark President to Speak at Baird Conference, Nov. 29

Kerry Bailey -- president of Terremark, a Verizon company (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) -- will speak at Baird's 2011 Technology Conference in San...


Nov 16, 2011, 06:30 ET Verizon CFO to Speak at Morgan Stanley Conference, Nov. 17

Francis J. Shammo, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), will speak at the...


Aug 20, 2011, 13:00 ET Verizon's Striking Union-Represented Employees to Return to Work

Verizon Communications today announced that its 45,000 wireline employees in nine Northeastern states and the District of Columbia who are...


Aug 12, 2011, 00:24 ET Verizon Managers Step Up to Serve Customers Even as Criminal Acts of Sabotage Increase During Union Strike

Verizon managers continue to step up to provide solid service on day five of a strike by the Communications Workers of America and the...


Aug 11, 2011, 14:51 ET Verizon's Landline Operations Performing Solidly

Verizon continues to provide solid service on day five of a strike by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of...


Aug 09, 2011, 11:00 ET Verizon CFO to Speak at Oppenheimer Conference, Aug. 10

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


Aug 01, 2011, 09:00 ET Richard J. Lynch, Verizon Executive VP for Strategic Technology Initiatives, Announces Retirement

Richard J. Lynch, executive vice president for enterprisewide strategic technology initiatives at Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ),...