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Signage at a Verizon Wireless retail store at Downtown Crossing in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There’s a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their […]

07/21/2014

Screenshot from Verizon's #InspireHerMind video posted on YouTube.

Extended version of ‘Inspire Her Mind’ (Video)

Verizon is working with Makers.com and the Verizon Foundation to #InspireHerMind and encourage more girls to get involved with high-tech STEM fields.  

06/25/2014

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, file photo, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The Federal Communications Commission is setting out to unravel the mystery behind the Internet traffic jams bogging down the delivery of Netflix videos and other online content. The inquiry announced Friday, June 13, 2014, by Wheeler will dissect the routes that video and other data travel to reach Internet service providers such as Comcast and Verizon. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

FCC examining reasons for Internet traffic jams

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is setting out to unravel the mystery behind the Internet traffic jams bogging down the delivery of Netflix videos and other online content. The inquiry announced Friday […]

06/13/2014

Netflix on a tablet. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Verizon to Netflix: Stop blaming us for bad video

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications Inc., the country’s fourth-largest home Internet service provider, is telling Netflix to stop blaming it for bad video quality or face a lawsuit. Verizon is reacting to messages appearing […]

06/05/2014

In this Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, file photo, Verizon workers picket outside one of the company's central offices, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Verizon shake-up to affect about 3,000 workers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — About 3,000 Verizon Wireless workers will have to transfer to different offices or find new jobs as part of a shake-up that will close five of the company’s customer call centers. […]

02/12/2014

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TW Cable boosts top Internet speed to 100 Mbps

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable Inc. is doubling the Internet speed of its fastest product and more than halving the price of its lowest-speed product to compete with its telecom rivals AT&T and […]

10/28/2013

People walk by a branch of Vodafone in central London. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

Verizon reclaims US wireless stake for $130B

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon will own its wireless business outright after agreeing Monday to pay $130 billion for the 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone. The buyout, the […]

09/02/2013

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NSA whistleblowers say agency casts wide net

NEW YORK (AP) — Former employees of the National Security Agency say the publishing of a court order asking Verizon to hand over all its phone calling records for a three-month period opens a new […]

06/06/2013

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Report: Gov’t scooping up Verizon phone records

WASHINGTON (AP) — Britain’s Guardian newspaper says the National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a secret court order. The newspaper said Wednesday the order […]

06/06/2013

2013 Super Bowl

A record 3 million stream Super Bowl online

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says 3 million streamed the Super Bowl online, up from 2.1 million who watched the big game online last year. Sunday’s game was streamed for free by both CBSSports.com and NFL.com, as well as via Verizon on mobile.

02/05/2013

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