Exec: Frontier FiOS Plans Will Mimic Verizon’s, Post-Acquisition

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If Frontier’s acquisition of Verizon operations in California, Texas and Florida is completed in March of next year as planned, the company doesn’t expect to change much about the FiOS offering that will be the crown jewel of the purchase. “We like the plan they’ve...Learn More

What Does AOL Really Mean for Verizon?

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Verizon sees tremendous content monetization capabilities coming from its recent AOL acquisition, according to Verizon Digital Media Services (VDMS) Chief Product Officer Ted Middleton. In addition to generating a lot of quality content, AOL brings great technology for content monetization, which Verizon intends to leverage...Learn More

Verizon Digital Strategy Now Includes Buying AOL

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Verizon will buy AOL for $4.4 billion or $50 per share. AOL primarily focuses on digital content and online advertising, but has a long storied past with the Internet. Its early foundation was built on dial-up Internet subscriptions, a legacy that still contributes today, with...Learn More

Verizon Completes Purchase of U.S. Cellular Assets

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon Wireless announced today it has completed its purchase of wireless assets in rural Missouri (RSA # 13) from United States Cellular Corporation.  The purchase will expand Verizon Wireless’ brand and network footprint south of St. Louis...Learn More

Verizon Receives FCC Approvals Needed for Acquisition of Verizon Wireless

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NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced that it has received the approvals needed from the Federal Communications Commission to acquire Vodafone’s U.S. group with the principal asset of 45 percent of Verizon Wireless. Specifically, the FCC...Learn More

Verizon to Acquire Hughes Telematics, Inc.

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NEW YORK and ATLANTA – June 1, 2012 – Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Hughes Telematics, Inc. (OTCBB: HUTC) today announced a definitive merger agreement under which Verizon will acquire Hughes Telematics, Inc. (HTI) for $12.00 per share in cash, or a total...Learn More

Verizon Acquires CloudSwitch

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NEW YORK – August 25, 2011 – Verizon Communications Inc. announced today that it has acquired CloudSwitch, an innovative provider of cloud software technology, in a deal that will simplify the move to the enterprise cloud and help to boost industry adoption.  Terms of the...Learn More

Frontier-Verizon: Illinois is In, Only West Virginia, FCC Remain

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Earlier this week, we reported that Frontier had gained approval from Washington State for their acquisition of Verizon’s local assets of Verizon. We can now add Illinois to the approval column, leaving West Virginia and the FCC as the only remaining approvals to formally confirm...Learn More

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