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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.
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.

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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 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...
Christine Hauser
July 12, 2021
www.nytimes.com
An F.C.C. rule that went into effect last month is meant to help put a stop to those relentless calls about your extended warranty, and others.
Richard Dal Porto
July 6, 2021
TechCrunch
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Danny Crichton
July 6, 2021
TechCrunch
The increasingly intense heats bearing down feverishly across the globe are accelerating the number, scale, and complexity of disasters worldwide. Just in the past few weeks, we have seen record heat in the United States Pacific Northwest that has led to hundreds of deaths -- with more heat on the way. Heat waves, wildfires, hurricanes, [...]
Reuters
July 5, 2021
The Hindu
Verizon is offloading its media businesses including Yahoo and AOL to private equity firm Apollo Global after struggling to compete with internet giants in a $5 billion deal set to close in the second half of this year.
Brooke Crothers
July 3, 2021
Fox News
The Federal Communications Commission now requires that carriers implement stricter measures to combat these annoying calls.
Romain Dillet
June 30, 2021
TechCrunch
Ably is a Pub/Sub messaging platform that companies can use to develop realtime features in their products. The company just raised a $70 million Series B funding round co-led by Insight Partners and Dawn Capital. Every day, you use various apps that push and fetch data in realtime. When you send a message in your [...]
Romain Dillet
June 30, 2021
TechCrunch
Ably is a Pub/Sub messaging platform that companies can use to develop realtime features in their products. The company just raised a $70 million Series B funding round co-led by Insight Partners and Dawn Capital. Every day, you use various apps that push and fetch data in realtime. When you send a message in your [...]
Brian Heater
June 29, 2021
TechCrunch
Listen, it's probably not the best sign when a show feels like it's running out of steam on its first day. Mobile World Congress' opening salvo was headlined by Samsung in an event that touched on some partnerships and spent equal time teasing an upcoming event where it will actually launch some hardware. It's hard [...]
Reuters
June 29, 2021
The Hindu
IBM, using technology it obtained from buying software firm Red Hat, will offer the telecom operators cloud services to run their networks and assist them in selling products tailored to customers.
Reuters
June 29, 2021
The Hindu
The fastest version of 5G uses higher frequencies and is called "millimetre wave" by Qualcomm, the world's biggest supplier of wireless data chips for smart phones, though different carriers brand it with their own trade names, such as Verizon's "5G Ultra Wideband."
Reuters
June 28, 2021
@bsindia
IBM will offer telecom operators Verizon and Telefonica new services ranging from running 5G over a cloud platform to using artificial intelligence
TipsOnTV
June 21, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Summer is here, and everyone wants to make the most of it after a year of quarantine and masks. Celebrity Lifestyle Expert and Red Carpet host...
Utobo Inc.
June 17, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Utobo is a cloud-based one-stop platform for educators and coaching services to create, teach, and monetize educational content. Now seamlessly...
By MARINA VILLENEUVE
June 11, 2021
AP NEWS
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York cannot require internet providers to offer broadband service for low-income customers for as little as $15-a-month starting next week, a federal judge ruled on Friday.The low-income broadband consumers law passed in the state budget in April, which was supposed to come into effect on Tuesday.
June 9, 2021
mint
Some banks, awash in deposits, are encouraging corporate clients to spend the cash on their businesses or move it elsewhere
Tim Hardwick
June 8, 2021
MacRumors
Apple alongside the second-generation Apple TV 4K debuted a redesigned version of the Siri Remote, which is now available to customers with new...
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