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REPORT: Verizon Approached AOL For Possible Takeover

Bloomberg | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business

Verizon Communications Inc. has approached AOL Inc. (AOL) about a potential acquisition or joint venture with the Internet company to expand its mobil...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democrats Push Bill To Preserve Net Neutrality | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of House and Senate Democrats introduced legislation Monday that would allow the Federal Communications Commission to restore fe...

Court Deals Huge Blow To Net Neutrality

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday struck down the government's latest effort to require internet providers to treat all traffic t...

Hurricane Sandy Was A HUGE Loss For Verizon

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2013 | Technology

Jan 22 (Reuters) - U.S. telecommunications group Verizon Communications Inc posted a $1.93 billion quarterly loss on pension liabili...

Half a Loaf Is Not Enough: The DOJ's Approval of a Cable Cartel Will Harm Consumers

David Balto | Posted 08.23.2012 | Business
David Balto

The FCC had the opportunity to protect consumers by requiring more effective conditions, closing the loopholes created by the DOJ's inconsistent proposed final judgment, and imposing FiOS build-out conditions.

Carriers Join Forces To Fight Cellphone Theft

AP | Posted 06.09.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Cellphone companies and the government are trying to make it as difficult to use a stolen cellphone as it is to sell a stolen car. ...

Verizon Workers Will End Strike Without A Deal

AP | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 10.20.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Thousands of striking Verizon workers will return to work starting Monday night, though their contract dispute isn't over yet. Both the c...

Verizon Wireless To Pay $10 Billion Dividend To Owners

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Verizon Wireless on Thursday said it will pay a dividend of $10 billion in January to its owners, Verizon Communications Inc. and Vodafone...

Verizon On iPhone: 'We Obviously Would Be Interested,' Says Verizon CEO

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In fact, it's not up to the carrier, suggested Ivan Seidenberg, chief executive of Verizon Communications. "This is a decision that is exclusively in ...

Retiree group to vote against Verizon CEO's pay

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — A group representing 100,000 retirees said Tuesday it is going to vote against the pay package for Verizon's chief executive, saying ...