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News on Verizon (Ticker: VZ) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Broadbandreports

AARP Attacks Verizon's NJ Removal of DSL, Landlines -

Verizon has been taking a hammering of late for their decision to tell Sandy victims, a year after the storm, that they will never see their POTS and DSL lines repaired .

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, IT Services, Telecom

5 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Couple charged phone tax they didn't owe for years

A Cockeysville couple now looks very closely at theirs after finding that they were charged a tax for years that they didn't owe.

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Related Topix: Cockeysville, MD, Cellphones, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

9 hrs ago | Light Reading

FiOS: Slower Sub Growth, Faster Upload Speeds

While it continues to make market inroads against cable and satellite TV providers, FiOS's growth rate is definitely slowing down as the Verizon fiber-to-the-premises platform runs out of room to run.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, NaviSite

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Verizon Communications - Growth Appeal For Dividend Investors At A Reasonable Price

Be aware of the relatively high leverage following the consolidation of Wireless, as the net debt position exceeds the staggering amount of a $100 billion.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Terremark Worldwide, Access Northeast, Vodafone Group, Vodafone

Crain's New York Business

Morning 10: Verizon microtrenching | Hospitals contract | Downtown deals

Verizon is using a new construction technology called microtrenching to bring fiber-optic strands to approximately 30 locations in the five boroughs, except Staten Island.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Fox Interactive Media, Tiffany , Retail, Jewelry

The Washington Post

Verizon Tops Profit Estimates as Tablets Fuel Customer Gains

Verizon Communications Inc., the largest U.S. wireless carrier, exceeded profit estimates on stronger customer gains even as rivals including T-Mobile US Inc. brought more price competition to the industry.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, T-Mobile, Dorset, VT, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Light Reading

Verizon Continues 4G LTE Capacity Spend in Q2

Verizon Communications is continuing to focus on spending to increase its 4G network capacity as users and data traffic migrate to its faster LTE network.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Access Northeast, Software

TheStreet.com

How Will Verizon Communications (VZ) Stock React To Its 2014 Second Quarter Results?

Total operating revenue increased 5.7% to $31.5 billion for the most recent quarter, over the second quarter of 2013.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, IT Services, Telecom

KTVN Reno

Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Associated Press, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East,

Boy Genius

Verizon reports solid Q2 results as tablets offset slowing smartphone sales

Verizon on Tuesday posted second-quarter results that topped Wall Street's expectations as huge tablet sales offset the continued decline of cell phone contract additions.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, EPS

CNET News.com

Verizon tops Q2 expectations as tablet demand drives growth

Verizon's customer growth bounced back in the second quarter, thanks to a pickup in tablet and smartphone demand in the period.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

New York Business.com

Coming soon: digital sidewalks from Verizon

The practice of ripping apart city streets to run fiber-optic cable to homes and businesses may be on its way to becoming a thing of the past.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Motley Fool

The Worrisome Wireless Pricing Wars

A couple of notable trends are making investing in the domestic wireless space a concern.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Silicon Alley Insider

Google, Verizon, Samsung, And Others Want To Make New York City Pay Phones Useful Again

As public phone booths grow less and less useful to New Yorkers, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg began a plan in 2012 to give the city's 7,300 pay phones purpose, Bloomberg reports.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Telecom, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Chelsea (New York, NY), North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York, NY

GigaOM

Report: 44% of AT&T customers are on unlimited plans that haven't been available since 2010

According to new statistics from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, a large proportion of AT&T customers are on grandfathered data plans.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Business Insider, T-Mobile, Marketing, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

Forbes.com

Interesting November Stock Options for Verizon

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Verizon Communications .

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, IT Services, Telecom, Financial Markets

CBS Local

Widespread Verizon Service Outage Across D.C.-Baltimore Region

It appears that Verizon customers first started noticing the service outage at about 7 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Maryland

Brandon Sun

Verizon Wireless launches rewards program, requires location tracking for ad-targeting

Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Marketing, Cellphones

Sun Jul 20, 2014

SFGate

Verizon boosts FiOS uploads to match downloads

In this March 13, 2009 file photo, Tyson Hoffman, a Verizon service technician, checks a cable as he connects it to the Verizon FiOS fiber network in Rockville, Md.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Rockville, MD

Daily Journal

Planned utility poles to boost wireless service

Greenwood residents will start noticing new street-side utility poles this summer in areas including the Valle Vista neighborhood, if the city gives the project a final approval today.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Cellphones

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