VZ : Analysis & Opinions

  • Showing 1-100 of 217 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • >>
  1. Verizon Targets Down Remaining Galaxy Note 7 Units

    January 18, 2017
    Verizon is taking drastic steps to get its customers to give up their Samsung Galaxy Note 7s
  2. Verizon Might Be Gearing Up for a Big Cable Buy

    January 18, 2017
    Verizon Communications considers a cable buy as it readies a response to AT&T's push into content.
  3. Charter Offers $1B In Senior Unsecured Notes

    January 17, 2017
    Charter Communications said it is offering $1 billion in senior unsecured notes due in 2027.
  4. Verizon Launches New NYC Video Studio for AOL

    January 16, 2017
    Verizon's AOL opened a new video studio in NYC with plans to livestream 75 events per month.
  5. Verizon Rolls Out Speedier Internet for Fios

    January 12, 2017
    Verizon Communications is increasing internet speeds to homes and businesses, announcing Fios Instant Internet.
  6. FCC: AT&T and Verizon’s Zero Rating Poses Threat

    January 12, 2017
    The FCC slammed the two carriers, saying their zero-rating policies harm consumers and competition.
  7. Verizon, AT&T Move to End Old Unlimited Plans

    January 11, 2017
    The two leading carriers will restrict older plans in order to get users into new unlimited plans.
  8. Yahoo: Mayer to Leave 'Altaba' if VZ Sale Happens

    January 10, 2017
    Yahoo's CEO will step down from the board if the Verizon deal with goes through.
  9. Yahoo Is Resigned to Becoming 'Alibaba Alternative' (YHOO, VZ)

    January 10, 2017
    A new SEC filing shows Yahoo doesn't think it's out of the woods yet when it comes to the Verizon deal.
  10. Verizon Scraps the Two-Year Service Contract

    January 9, 2017
    The carrier told FierceWireless it is replacing them with equipment installment plans (EIPs).
  11. Verizon Sending Mixed Messages on Yahoo Deal

    January 5, 2017
    One executive saying it's not clear if the deal will happen while another is betting it will.
  12. Citi Research Ups Verizon's Investment Rating

    January 4, 2017
    Telecom's rating was raised due to tax reform and less regulation under a Trump Administration.
  13. Verizon Likely to Complete Yahoo Buy Despite Hacks

    December 27, 2016
    Yahoo's sale to Verizon is likely to go forward because users are used to hacks by now.
  14. U.S. Telcos Covet Pretty Things: Outlook for IoT Buys in 2017

    December 20, 2016
    Headline-making hacks are not deterring U.S. telcos from big M&A interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) realm, according ...
  15. Verizon Wants Concessions on Yahoo

    December 19, 2016
    After the disclosure last week of a massive Yahoo hack, Verizon reportedly wants a lower price in its pending merger deal. ...
  16. Does Verizon Need Pandora?

    December 16, 2016
    Verizon's interest in acquiring ad and media companies puts Pandora in play.
  17. Charter Shares Rise on Verizon Buyout Talk

    December 16, 2016
    Charter shares gained this week after Verizon's CEO said a deal would make 'industrial sense.'
  18. Is Yahoo's Latest Hacking Problem a Deal Killer?

    December 16, 2016
    Yahoo is telling customers to reset passwords. Could this spell the end of its Verizon deal?
  19. Yahoo Discloses New 1 Billion Account Breach (VZ, YHOO)

    December 15, 2016
    Yahoo disclosed another massive data breach, this time of more than one billion customers, which could be the nail in the ...
  20. CFA: Big Cable Overcharges by $60B/Year

    December 13, 2016
    AT&T, Verizon, Comcast and Charter are a greedy oligopoly, according to the Consumer Federation of America.
  21. Report: Verizon Could Make a Bid for CBS

    December 13, 2016
    Now that a deal between Viacom and CBS is off, speculation is turning to Verizon as a suitor.
  22. Samsung Is Making Galaxy Note 7 Phones Unusable Next Week

    December 9, 2016
    You should have returned it like they said.
  23. Verizon Sells Data Centers to Equinix (VZ, EQIX)

    December 6, 2016
    Equinix inked a deal to acquire 24 data centers from Verizon Communications.
  24. AOL CEO Optimistic on Verizon-Yahoo Deal (VZ, YHOO)

    December 6, 2016
    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong said he is "cautiously optimistic" to "optimistic" the deal between Verizon and Yahoo will go through. ...
  25. FCC Has Concerns Over 'Zero Rating' (T, VZ)

    December 5, 2016
    AT&T and Verizon are in the sights of the FCC, with the agency demanding more information on their zero rating polices.
  26. Analyst: Verizon-Yahoo Deal Likely (VZ, YHOO)

    December 2, 2016
    Gabelli & Co. is betting Verizon will go through with its deal to buy Yahoo, although the timing and ultimate price tag is ...
  27. Verizon FiOS to Face Competition From Altice (VZ)

    November 30, 2016
    Verizon's FiOS service could see more competition from Altice U.S. and its ambitious plan to roll out super fast fiber to ...
  28. DirecTV Now May Force a Verizon Acquisition (VZ)

    November 30, 2016
    The launch of AT&T's DirecTV Now streaming content service and its Time Warner buy may force Verizon to respond with a big ...
  29. Verizon Appoints New Exec to Steer Go90 (VZ)

    November 28, 2016
    Verizon Communications has appointed the former head of AwesomenessTV to head up Go90.
  30. Ireland Looking Into Yahoo Breach (YHOO, VZ)

    November 25, 2016
    Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner is looking in to Yahoo's data breach which could throw a wrench in Yahoo's sale to ...
  31. FCC OK on XO Moves Verizon Closer to 5G (VZ)

    November 18, 2016
    Verizon's approval by the FCC for its XO buy places it closer to its 5G rollout.
  32. Verizon's AOL Gearing Up for Layoffs (VZ,YHOO)

    November 17, 2016
    Verizon's AOL gearing up to lay off workers in another sign the deal with Yahoo is happening.
  33. Sizing Up the Three Worst Dow Performers (NKE)

    November 15, 2016
    These three stocks failed to participate in the Dow Industrial Average's historic breakout to an all-time high.
  34. AOL Looks to Quicken to Bolster Yahoo Finance (VZ, YHOO)

    November 15, 2016
    AOL's Tim Armstrong met with Quicken founder and chairman Dan Gilbert about ways to strengthen Yahoo Finance.
  35. Yahoo Discloses New Potential Breach (YHOO, VZ)

    November 10, 2016
    Yahoo disclosed it is investigating a purported hack of a user's account. Yahoo said law enforcement started sharing information ...
  36. Verizon FiOS Rollout in Philadelphia Faces Shortfall (VZ)

    November 1, 2016
    Verizon's rollout of FiOS in Philadelphia has hit a shortfall, following on the heels of problems with the rollout in New ...
  37. Will Apple Bid for Time Warner? (AAPL, TWX)

    November 1, 2016
    A new report surfaced that Apple could make a competing bid for Time Warner.
  38. Yahoo Disclosed Content or Data of 7,779 Accounts This Year (YHOO, ...

    October 28, 2016
    Yahoo!, Inc. on Thursday released its semi-annual transparency report. This is the first release since Reuters reported Yahoo ...
  39. Verizon Buys Vessel, a Web-Video Startup (VZ)

    October 27, 2016
    Verizon is buying the technology of web video startup Vessel for an undisclosed sum.
  40. Verizon EVP: Yahoo Deal Verizon: Yahoo Deal Still Makes Sense ...

    October 27, 2016
    Verizon executive Marni Walden told an audience at the Wall Street Journal's WSJDLive the Yahoo deal still makes sense.
  41. Verizon CEO Sees 'Logic' of AT&T-TW Deal (T, TWX)

    October 25, 2016
    Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam says he sees the logic behind AT&T's buy of Time Warner.
  42. Verizon: Loser in AT&T-Time Warner Deal? (VZ, T)

    October 24, 2016
    The loser in the AT&-/Time Warner may end up being Verizon Communications because it won't have the media reach that a combined ...
  43. The Biggest Mergers & Acquisitions In The U.S.

    October 23, 2016
    M&A is a daily part of the American business world. They're based on the principle that "One plus one equals three," i.e. ...
  44. Verizon CFO: Yahoo Hack Will Have an Impact (VZ, YHOO)

    October 21, 2016
    Verizon CFO says Yahoo breach is "extremely large" and likely material.
  45. Bulls Hanging Up on Verizon (VZ, YHOO)

    October 20, 2016
    Verizon missed earnings estimates just two months after failing a breakout above 3-year resistance, setting the stage for ...
  46. Google Pixel Phone: Another Hit for Verizon? (VZ, GOOG)

    October 20, 2016
    Verizon Communications said Google's Pixel 128 GB XL is sold out.
  47. Verizon Reports Mixed Q3; Silent on Yahoo (VZ, YHOO)

    October 20, 2016
    Verizon reports mixed results for third quarter but doesn't say anything about Yahoo.
  48. Yahoo Preps for Verizon Deal Despite Uncertainty (VZ, YHOO)

    October 19, 2016
    Yahoo said when reporting third-quarter results that it is moving ahead with its sale to Verizon.
  49. Verizon: 3Q Report—And Clarity on Yahoo? (VZ, YHOO)

    October 18, 2016
    Verizon is slated to report third-quarter earnings later this week and everyone will want to know what's going on with Yahoo, ...
  50. Verizon Lays Groundwork for Yahoo Exit (VZ, YHOO)

    October 14, 2016
    Verizon General Counsel Craig Silliman said the telecom giant has a "reasonable basis" to think the data breach at Yahoo ...
  51. Verizon to Lay Off 3,200 in Five States (VZ)

    October 13, 2016
    Verizon is preparing to shutdown call centers around the country and layoff 3,200 workers.
  52. Report: Carriers Profit Big From Data Overages (T, VZ)

    October 13, 2016
    AT&T and Verizon are making money offer of customers data outages, according to a new report from NerdWallet.
  53. Samsung Kills the Galaxy Note 7 (T, VZ)

    October 11, 2016
    Its official, Samsung is ending production of the fire-hazard Galaxy Note 7, leaving the U.S. wireless carriers with one ...
  54. Verizon CEO Defends Yahoo Deal (VZ, YHOO)

    October 11, 2016
    Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said he still sees value in Yahoo and wants to get a deal done.
  55. Samsung Stops Galaxy Note 7 Production

    October 11, 2016
    The Korean company is in the eye of a storm once again after new reports of replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones overheating ...
  56. Report: Verizon Cutting Jobs at Stores (VZ)

    October 10, 2016
    Verizon has reportedly laid off workers in stores around the country.
  57. Verizon to Offer Data Plans for Drones (VZ, T)

    October 7, 2016
    Verizon is gearing up to sell data plans for drones.
  58. Report: Verizon Wants $1B Off Yahoo Deal (VZ, YHOO)

    October 7, 2016
    Verizon wants $1 billion shaved off the deal to buy Yahoo's core businesses.
  59. Report: Verizon May Sell Data Centers (VZ)

    October 6, 2016
    Verizon is reportedly gearing up to sell its data center business.
  60. Google Launches Pixel Phone (GOOG, NFLX)

    October 4, 2016
    Google marked its first foray into designing a smartphone with Pixel.
  61. Frontier Lays Off 250 After Verizon Deal (FTR, VZ)

    September 30, 2016
    Frontier Communications is laying off 250 midlevel managers to realize synergies after buying Verizon's wireline assets this ...
  62. Communications Giants Slumping Despite iPhone Hype (AAPL, VZ)

    September 29, 2016
    AT&T and Verizon have failed to rally in reaction to iPhone 7 sales euphoria, raising doubts about the smartphone's long-term ...
  63. Verizon Jumpstarting 5G Network Offerings (VZ)

    September 28, 2016
    While some industry insiders predict most wireless companies will enter the 5G market in 2020, Verizon is planning for an ...
  64. Senator Calls For SEC Probe of Yahoo Hack (YHOO, VZ)

    September 27, 2016
    The Yahoo sale to Verizon is getting more complicated now that Sen. Mark Warner is calling for the SEC to investigate Yahoo. ...
  65. Report: Verizon Execs Divided Over Yahoo (VZ, YHOO)

    September 26, 2016
    Yahoo's data breach has Verizon executives divided over how to proceed with the deal to buy Yahoo's core assets.
  66. Verizon Unhappy Over Yahoo Data Breach (VZ, YHOO)

    September 23, 2016
    Verizon executives weren't aware of the size and scope of the Yahoo data hack until recently, raising questions about the ...
  67. Yahoo Confirms Massive Data Breach (YHOO, VZ)

    September 22, 2016
    According to reports, the breach could affect 200 million users.
  68. Yahoo-Verizon Deal Rocked by Data Hack (YHOO, VZ)

    September 22, 2016
    Yahoo is about to release information about what is reportedly massive data breach, injecting risk into Verizon's buy of ...
  69. Apple Season Starts Now

    September 16, 2016
    Apple's new iPhone 7 is available to customers today. The sales numbers could turn out to be a surprise.
  70. Qualcomm, Verizon Team Up on IoT (QCOM, VZ)

    September 16, 2016
    Qualcomm and Verizon are teaming up to drive adoption of Internet of Things devices.
  71. Know Why BoE's Buy List Includes Apple, GE (AAPL, GE)

    September 15, 2016
    The Bank of England's stimulus includes $13.3 billion worth of corporate bonds many of which are issued by non-British companies ...
  72. Verizon: iPhone 7 Preorders Lagging (VZ, AAPL)

    September 15, 2016
    Verizon isn't seeing record-setting preorders for Apple iPhone 7 like some of its competitors.
  73. NYC: Verizon Broke Promise On FiOS Rollout (VZ)

    September 14, 2016
    The city of New York claims Verizon is in default over a deal to roll out FIOS to the majority of residents.
  74. Verizon Buys IoT Startup Sensity Systems (VZ)

    September 13, 2016
    Verizon is furthering its push into the Internet of Things by purchasing Sensity Systems, the California IoT startup.
  75. EU Set to Rule In Favor of Legacy Telecoms (T, VZ)

    September 12, 2016
    The European Union is proposing rules that would treat internet-based telephony apps like Skype and WhatsApp similar to the ...
  76. Before Verizon, Japan Unit Sought Yahoo Buy (VZ, YHOO)

    September 12, 2016
    Yahoo Japan proposed a merger with U.S.-based Yahoo Inc. right before it agreed to the $4.8 billion deal with Verizon.
  77. 5G Technology: Which Country Will Be the First to Adapt?

    September 9, 2016
    The United States and other countries that want to stay competitive in the global economy are already making preparations ...
  78. T-Mobile Mocks Verizon's Speed Claims (TMUS, VZ)

    September 7, 2016
    T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray questions Verizon's claims of 50% higher peak speeds with its new LTE service
  79. Verizon, AT&T Scramble After Samsung Recall (VZ,T)

    September 6, 2016
    T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon and AT&T had to scramble over the weekend to take back millions of Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones ...
  80. Verizon Beats AT&T Out oof the Gate, Raises Quarterly Dividend

    September 2, 2016
    Verizon Communications raised it quarterly dividend 2.2%, beating rival AT&T in the telecommunications dividend battle.
  81. Verizon Getting Into IoT With New Wireless Service (VZ)

    September 1, 2016
    Verizon is gearing up to launch a new wireless service aimed at the Internet of Things market.
  82. Understanding Verizon's Capital Structure (VZ)

    August 26, 2016
    Verizon has a highly leveraged capital structure, and this debt capitalization and the company's equity have affected its ...
  83. Who Is Driving Verizon's Management Team? (VZ)

    August 24, 2016
    Verizon's experienced team of executives includes Lowell C. McAdam, Francis J. Shammo and John G. Stratton, all of whom make ...
  84. Top Dividend Stocks of 2016 (CNP, T)

    August 23, 2016
    These four high-yielding stocks have performed particularly well in 2016.
  85. American Funds Shedding Dividend Payers for Growth (BABA, MO)

    August 23, 2016
    American Funds, with $1.3T in AUM, is shifting towards a growth strategy.
  86. Behind T-Mobile's 166% Rise Since Its 2013 IPO (TMUS)

    August 14, 2016
    Analyze T-Mobile's stock price history to determine which factors influenced shares. Discover financial results and acquisition ...
  87. Why Your Cell Phone Bill Is Going Up

    August 1, 2016
    Your cell phone bill is going up because the price war among wireless carriers is ending.
  88. Verizon to Buy Fleetmatics

    August 1, 2016
    On the heels of its planned acquisition of Yahoo's core web assets, Verizon is acquiring GPS tracking company Fleetmatics ...
  89. Frontier Names a Number of New Executives

    August 1, 2016
    As it struggles to deal with acquisitions that more than doubled its size, Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) has made ...
  90. These 3 Dow Stocks Are Up 20% YTD (UNH,VZ,WMT)

    July 27, 2016
    These three blue chips in the Dow Jones Industrial Average have appreciated 20% year to date.
  91. Verizon Tops Q2 Estimates Despite Revenue Miss (VZ, YHOO)

    July 26, 2016
    Despite the revenue and earnings decline, Verizon grew in the metrics that mattered the most.
  92. Yahoo's Future Is in Marni Walden's Hands (VZ, YHOO)

    July 25, 2016
    Walden will lead the integration of Yahoo with Verizon after proving her abilities in the company's acquisition of AOL Inc. ...
  93. Sprint Stock Soars 22% on Q2 Rev Beat (S, VZ)

    July 25, 2016
    Investors cheered Sprint's revenue results, which showed that the company's aggressive promotions are having a positive effect ...
  94. Verizon Finally Acquires Yahoo Core Operations (VZ, YHOO)

    July 24, 2016
    Yahoo's assets could be what Verizon needs to capture billions in ad dollars that are now going to Facebook and Google.
  95. Verizon Set to Announce $4.8 bn Yahoo Deal Today (VZ,YHOO)

    July 24, 2016
    Verizon is expanding its digital media business which includes AOL.
  96. Verizon Lead Bidder In Yahoo Deal (VZ, YHOO)

    July 22, 2016
    Verizon is said to be the lead bidder in the acquisition of Yahoo
  97. Verizon Severs Excessive Data Users (VZ)

    July 22, 2016
    Verizon Communications is gearing up to disconnect customers who were grandfathered into an unlimited data plan but use too ...
  98. What to Expect When AT&T Report Q2 Earnings?

    July 20, 2016
    AT&T has strategically bundled various services and has offered its TV customers promotions, including unlimited wireless ...
  99. 5 High Quality Dividend Stocks (VZ,GM,T,RAI,DUK)

    July 20, 2016
    It’s not easy to find stocks with high yields and safe dividends. Here are five.
  100. Yahoo Sale Takes Center Stage Before Earnings

    July 17, 2016
    The company has said it will take no more bids for its core assets and make a decision about a potential suitor on, or around, ...
  • Showing 1-100 of 217 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • >>