News tagged with verizon communications

Verizon to pay $7.4 mn for US privacy violations

US telecom giant Verizon has agreed to pay a $7.4 million fine to settle a probe into its privacy practices, including accessing customer data for marketing purposes, officials said Wednesday.

Sep 03, 2014
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Text 911: Calling for help without making a call

The head of the organization that oversees Vermont's 911 emergency telephone system says the state is the first in the country where customers of the four major wireless carriers can send text messages to 911.

May 19, 2014
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Verizon plans $25 bn debt offering: source

Verizon plans a record $25 billion debt offering as it gathers financing to buy Vodafone's stake in their Verizon Wireless joint venture, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.

Sep 05, 2013
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Secret court OKs continued US phone surveillance

(AP)—A secret U.S. intelligence court renewed an order Friday to continue forcing Verizon Communications to turn over hundreds of millions of telephone records to the government each day in its search for foreign terror ...

Jul 21, 2013
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Verizon rakes in wireless fees in 1Q

Verizon says its profit rose 16 percent in the latest quarter as revenue from wireless service kept rising at a rate that's the envy of the industry.

Apr 18, 2013
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Verizon Communications 4Q loss widens

Verizon Communications' fourth-quarter loss widened, dragged down by restructuring, pension and Superstorm Sandy costs. The company activated a record number of new devices on its contract-based plans during the period.

Jan 22, 2013
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