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

3 hrs ago | Newsday

State orders Verizon to pay Glen Cove higher franchise fee

The state Public Service Commission has approved a cable franchise agreement allowing Verizon to provide service in Glen Cove as long as it pays the city more money than originally agreed.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Glen Cove, NY

4 hrs ago | The Escapist

T-Mobile Offers Unlimited LTE Data to Any User Who Refers a Friend

With Sprint/Softbank no longer in the mix to buy T-Mobile , Big Pink is launching a fresh initiative to pad its subscriber base.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, AT&T

9 hrs ago | Wireless Developer Network

"XLTE" Expansion Boosts Capacity to the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network in Georgia

Verizon Wireless has expanded its newest technology - known as XLTE - in more Georgia markets including Albany, Gainesville, Valdosta and Rome to boost 4G LTE network capacity and enhance high-speed services for customers.

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

10 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

For Sprint, It Is Now A Long-Distance Race

Sprint lost about 3.5 million postpaid customers over the last 24 months. In the last six quarters, it lost 2.8 million postpaid customers.

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Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Wireless, Emerging Technology, T-Mobile

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

A China ETF Wins Without Banks

A big part of the reason Chinese large-caps and the exchange traded funds that hold those stocks have been performing so well in recent months is the resurgence of Chinese banks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Telecom, China Mobile Hong Kong

Light Reading

Verizon Beefing Up Network for VoLTE, Multicast Video

Verizon needs to spend on small cells and network densification to support VoLTE and multicast video, according to its CFO.

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Related Topix: Product Management

Light Reading

Line-Powered Phone Lines: A Hot Topic Again

There was a time when the fact that phone lines provided their own electrical power was a differentiation point for telcos in their competition against the cable industry.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

CNet News

AT&T, Verizon Launch HTC One M8 Running Windows Phone 8.1

The new HTC One M8 smartphone is the same device that is already available running Android, as both AT&T and Verizon Wireless add to their Windows Phone 8.1 offerings.

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Related Topix: HTC, Verizon Communications, IT Services, Telecom, Cameras

Light Reading

A New Verizon App Store? Say It Ain't So

When I saw the report that Verizon is planning to launch its own app store, I figured it was an old article.

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Related Topix: Vodafone Group, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile, Vodafone

The Motley Fool

Will a Sprint Corporation Price Cut Force AT&T and Verizon to Follow?

The move comes just a few weeks after the company's long-expected merger with T-Mobile was called off, and Sprint's CEO Dane Hesse was replaced by Marcelo Claure.

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Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, T-Mobile, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Brightstar, Wireless

InformationWeek

Amazon Fire Phone Slow To Ignite

The Amazon Fire Phone isn't exactly setting anything on fire -- least of all sales figures.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Chitika, Firefly, AT&T

Forbes.com

Verizon To Launch VoLTE Service By December, Delays Launch Of LTE-Only Phones

Verizon plans to launch Voice over LTE service in the U.S. by the end of this year, according to CFO Fran Shammo.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Financial Markets

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Warren Buffett Buys These 8 Dividend Stocks

Warren Buffett is one of the most trusted investors in the world. Recently, he came out with his 13F Filling which informs investors about his recent investment activity.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Warren Buffett, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Automakers, General Motors

Seeking Alpha

Here's How I Remixed Into Verizon And Wal-Mart For Permanently Higher Dividends

National Oil Varco is an excellent company with a reasonable dividend, but sometimes it makes sense to remix your investments depending on your goals.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Retail, IT Services, Wal Mart Stores

Freshnews

Verizon Named Tops In Overall Network Performance In Florida In Report By RootMetricsA

RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Florida.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, IT Services, Telecom

PC World

FCC allowed to question AT&T, Verizon on business broadband pricing

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has the green light to collect new data on the pricing of so-called special access services, the middle-mile network services used to deliver business broadband and mobile service backhaul.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

Boy Genius

2014's best Windows Phone is finally official - here's what you need to know

We're here at HTC's press event in New York and the HTC One for Windows has finally been made official.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, IT Services, Telecom

Fox News

Sprint Faces Many Hurdles in Mobile Provider Race

A company's ability to generate profits and earnings is one of the key benchmarks of business success.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Brightstar, Wireless, Telecom, Apple, Startups, AT&T, Versant

JD Supra

Microsoft Ordered to Hand Over Data to the U.S. Government

In April, Microsoft tried to quash a search warrant from law enforcement agents in the United States that asked the technology company to produce the contents of one of its customer's emails stored on a server located in Dublin, Ireland.

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Related Topix: Ireland, World News,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bloomberg

Verizon Regains Title as Fastest U.S. Wireless Service

Verizon Communications Inc. recaptured the wireless speed crown it lost to AT&T Inc. a year earlier, after adding capacity to relieve network congestion that lowered service quality in major cities like New York.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Cable & Satellite, ATT, AT&T, Startups, Versant, Sprint Nextel

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