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Business events scheduled for the coming week

...TUESDAY, Oct. 20WASHINGTON - Commerce Department releases housing starts for September, 8:30 a.m.Verizon Communications Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.Discover Financial Services reports quarterly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-16/business-events-scheduled-
Verizon buying AOL for $4.4 billion

...online property with about 200 million monthly consumers of its premium brands, according to its website.Verizon Communications Inc. will pay $50 in cash for each share of AOL Inc., also based in New York, a 15 percent premium to its closing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-12/verizon-buying-aol-44-bill
Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

...a month. Triple Play is priced between about $75 and $95 a month.No contract is required, according to Verizon Communications Inc.Last month Sony announced the PlayStation Vue service, an online package of more than 50 channels starting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/verizon-slices-bundle-lets
Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

...from $29.79 billion last year. Analysts expected $31.09 billion, according to Zacks.Before February, Verizon Communications Inc. owned only 55 percent of Verizon Wireless, which is vastly more profitable than the Verizon's wholly-owned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-22/verizon-2q-profit-
FCC won't appeal ruling on Internet neutrality, will propose new rules, chairman says

...offerings, technological innovation and broadband investment," said USTelecom president Walter McCormick.Verizon Communications Inc. "remains committed to an open Internet that provides consumers with competitive choices and unblocked access...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-19/fcc-wont-appeal-ruling-int
Verizon agrees to buy its 45 percent wireless stake from Vodafone for $130 billion

LOS ANGELES - In one of the largest deals in global corporate history, Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to pay $130 billion to buy Vodafone Group's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless and take full control of the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-02/verizon-agrees-buy-its-45-
Vodafone confirms talks with Verizon

...Vodafone PLC.Vodafone said in a statement Sunday there is no certainty that a final deal will be reached. Verizon Communications Inc. declined to comment.The buyout, if finalized, would be second only to Vodafone's $172 billion acquisition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-01/vodafone-confirms-talks-ve
Business briefs

...adjustment to reflect a weak online ad business led to its first quarterly loss in its 26 years as a public company.VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS Inc., parent of the country's largest cellphone carrier, on Thursday said its net income rose 13 percent in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-19/business-briefs
Companies start to add up losses from Superstorm Sandy

...Friday it lost $45 million in sales from canceling more than 3,500 flights in the final days of October.Verizon Communications Inc. said Friday that it is still working to restore services for many of its customers. It warned that Sandy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-02/companies-start-add-losses
AT&T to expand wireless, wired broadband reach

...After reviewing its options, AT&T concluded that it won't sell off phone lines in outlying areas like Verizon Communications Inc. did. Instead, it will pursue a split strategy of upgrading some areas to higher speeds and abandoning phone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-07/att-expand-wireless-wired-