Verizon Wireless

ESPN valued at $24 billion, Apple and Verizon among likely buyers

03 Nov 2023

According to BofA Global Research, the Disney-controlled ESPN sports network is currently exploring opportunities to attract investments from various sources

Samsung wins $6.6 bn network equipment order from Verizon

08 Sep 2020

Samsung, which had a mere 3 per cent market share of the global telecom equipment, overcame the challenge posed by Nokia, Ericsson, ZTE and Cisco (in the absence of No 1 Huawei), to secure the grand order

Verizon, Amazon eye $4 bn stake in Vodafone Idea: report

04 Sep 2020

Acquisition of a majority stake in Vodafone Idea would help Amazon set up competition against Reliance Industries while it would open up a market for Verizon’s 5G telecom offerings

Yahoo now says all 3 billion accounts breached in 2013 hack

04 Oct 2017

Verizon accused of throttling speeds for streamed videos

22 Jul 2017

Millions of Verizon customers’ details exposed

14 Jul 2017

Verizon completes $4.5bn acquisition of Yahoo

14 Jun 2017

Yahoo will now join the newly-created Verizon subsidiary Oath that houses over 50 media and technology brands

Verizon outbids AT&T with $3.1 bn offer to bag Straight Path

12 May 2017

Verizon Communications Inc outbid rival AT&T to snap up US wireless spectrum holder Straight Path Communications Inc with a $3.1-billion offer, nearly double of AT&T's initial offer

CEO Mayer to earn $186 mn from sale to Verizon

26 Apr 2017

Verizon outbids AT&T for 5G wireless spectrum holder Straight Path Communications

26 Apr 2017

Straight Path Communications Inc, holder of precious 5G wireless spectrum, today said that it has received a superior buyout offer from a "multi-national telecommunications company," topping a rival bid from AT&T Inc

Verizon to buy optical fibre from Corning for over $1.05 bn

19 Apr 2017

Verizon creates car that beats traffic jams

23 Mar 2017

New York City sues Verizon for failing to connect a million with fibre

14 Mar 2017

Verizon to start offering unlimited data plans

13 Feb 2017

Verizon rethinking $4.8-bn Yahoo deal over data breaches

16 Dec 2016

Verizon Communications Inc is looking at ways to modify its $4.8-billion deal to buy Yahoo Inc's core internet business after the technology company disclosed a second massive data breach

Verizon to sell 29 data centers in the US and Latin America to Equinix for $3.6 bn

07 Dec 2016

FCC concerned over "zero-rating" from AT&T, Verizon

03 Dec 2016

Yahoo data breach could affect Verizon deal: Verizon executive

15 Oct 2016

Verizon nears deal to sell data centres to Equinix for around $3.5 bn

08 Oct 2016

Verizon pushing for $1-bn discount on deal to buy Yahoo

07 Oct 2016

Verizon feels that Yahoo’s value has been diminished by the recent disclosures that its users’ accounts had not only been hacked by outsiders but also secretly scanned by Yahoo itself for US security agencies

Verizon to buy Dublin-based GPS vehicle tracking firm Fleetmatics for $2.4 bn

03 Aug 2016

Verizon to buy Yahoo's operating business for $4.83 bn

25 Jul 2016

Yahoo launched an auction of its core business in February after shelving plans to spin off its stake in Alibaba as pressure from activist investor Starboard Value LP mounted

Verizon close to finalising deal to buy Yahoo’s internet businesses for around $5 bn

23 Jul 2016

US telecom giant Verizon, run by CEO Lowell McAdam, plans to buy Yahoo’s web assets and integrate it into its fledgling digital media business, which includes AOL properties it acquired last year

Verizon Wireless to cut unlimited data customers for using over 100GB of data a month

22 Jul 2016

Verizon brand ambassador defects to rival Sprint

07 Jun 2016