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Verizon Communications

Verizon Communications Inc. (və-RY-zən) is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Verizon Communications is a telecommunications company that offers voice, data, and video services and solutions on its networks and platforms. It provides cellular services as well as other digital solutions, such as internet and television streaming. The company is based at 1095 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, but is incorporated in Delaware.

Product

The company offers cellular plans on a 5G network and sells devices for customers to use on that network, such as the iPhone or Samsung smartphones, tablets, and computers. The cellular plans vary from unlimited data to prepaid plans and offers international plans as well. Verizon also offers a variety of home internet plans, including a fiber-optic network and 5G internet. The company provides services for both personal and business use, with plans varying for each.

Verizon has partnered with other media organizations to offer streaming services which are included in select phone and internet plans. Such partnerships include Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+.Verizon customers can also purchase digital accessories from the company, such as smart watches, headphones, and ear buds.

Timeline

July 13, 2021
Verizon teams up with NJ brothers walking across America for restaurant workers.
June 11, 2021
Verizon Business launches On Site 5G a private 5G network for enterprise & public sector
May 3, 2021
Verizon Communications Inc agrees to sell its media unit, that includes Yahoo and AOL, to Apollo Global Management Inc for $5 billion, as it looks to offload its digital media business.
November 18, 2020
Verizon and Newlab announces results from the first cohort of companies testing new applications of 5G technology through the organizations' 5G Studio.

November 9, 2020
Verizon launches GizmoWatch Disney edition ahead of the holiday season.

August 2019
Verizon updates its offerings, reinstating the $10 charge on the cheapest unlimited plan and saying that 5G would be included for no extra charge on the more expensive plans for only a " limited time.
2017
Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.6 billion and got Tumblr as part of the deal.
1983
Verizon Communications was founded by AT&T Corporation.

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July 27, 2021
WebWire
Verizon and Samsung Electronics recently completed an end-to-end fully virtualized 5G data session over C-band spectrum in a live network environment. The new milestone was reached in preparation for its upcoming 5G Ultra Wideband expansion using its newly acquired C Band spectrum. "We have been driving the industry to large scale virtualization using the advanced architecture we have built into our network from the core to the far edge. This recent accomplishment paves the way for a mor...
Reuters
July 20, 2021
news.google.com
With that move, Verizon would join peers AT&T Inc and T-Mobile US Inc in propping up competition to Apple Inc's iMessage service. Alphabet Inc-owned...
Reuters
July 20, 2021
@bsindia
With that move, Verizon would join peers AT&T Inc and T-Mobile US Inc in propping up competition to Apple Incs iMessage service.
July 14, 2021
WebWire
, , , , • Harnessing Verizon's 5G connectivity and the power of the Mastercard network, Verizon Business and Mastercard will work closely to innovate the future of payments and commerce., , • Companies will work together to deliver solutions such as immersive retail technology, compelling point-of-sale experiences, and digital capabilities for small and medium businesses (SMBs)., , , , , , , , Verizon Business and Mastercard today announced a strategic partnership expected to drive transformational so...
July 13, 2021
WebWire
Millions of steps. Two brothers. One purpose. What you need to know: , , , , , , • Verizon is supporting Aiden and Louis Ardine, two brothers from New Jersey, on their quest to walk across America to raise awareness and money for restaurant workers whose lives have been negatively impacted by the pandemic , , • Backed by Verizon's robust 4G LTE & 5G network, the Ardines will document their journey through 3,000 miles, 11 states, multiple major cities and countless small towns , , • Along the...
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