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1 hr ago | 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: Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, T-Mobile, Dorset, VT, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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: Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, 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: IT Services, Telecom, Verizon

KPIC

Verizon's 2nd quarter profit rises 93 percent

Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Vodafone Group, Cellphones

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

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, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

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, IT Services, Chelsea (New York, NY), North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York, NY

The Motley Fool

Dow Earnings Season Continues: What to Expect From Verizon, DuPont, and Travelers

Tomorrow morning, we'll hear from nearly half of those stocks, including All three companies are scheduled to release their earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Financial Markets, Weather, Hurricane, Hurricane Sandy

TheStreet.com

Verizon Boosts FiOS Internet Speeds Which Cable Can't Match

Verizon will soon provide data upload speeds equaling download speeds on almost all of its FiOS connections.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Foreign Media, Match, Video Games, Hunch

The Washington Post

Verizon launches rewards program a " but therea s a twist

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

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Marketing, Cellphones, Business News

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: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Maryland

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bradenton.com

Verizon boosts FiOS uploads to match downloads

Starting Monday, all new subscribers will get "symmetrical" connections. The cheapest plan will deliver 25 megabits per second up and down, an increase from 15 megabits down and 5 megabits up.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Bangor Daily News

Judge OKs warrant for Google user's emails, stoking debate

A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Telecom, IT Services

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, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Cellphones

The Citizens' Voice

Verizon Telecom Pioneers attend Blind Association function

Verizon Telecom Pioneers, Wilkes-Barre Chapter, recently attended the Blind Association Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at Mohegan Sun.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Non-Profit

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Reuters

TRLPC: Verizon to refinance $11.3bn in credit facilities

Verizon Communications Inc is in the market with $11.3 billion in loans that will cut borrowing costs on debt backing the $130 billion takeover of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone Group Plc, the third-biggest acquisition in corporate history, sources told Thomson Reuters LPC.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Vodafone Group, Stanley

Light Reading

Verizon Preps for 100G Ethernet NID Era

Verizon announced results this week of its field trial of 100G Ethernet network interface devices deployed in support of its regional switched Ethernet service.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Verizon

Reuters

U.S. judge OKs warrant for Google user's emails, stoking debate

A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, in a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Telecom, IT Services

Wireless Developer Network

ControlTec, Verizon Wireless Announce Partnership To Advance Real-Time Vehicle Data Collection

ControlTec, an industry leader in transportation diagnostic and safety data systems, and Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, announced today a joint partnership that will allow state-of-the-art wireless vehicle data recorders designed by ControlTec to transmit real-time information on ... (more)

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

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