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MCI authorizes Verizon deal

...to approve an $8.4 billion acquisition by Verizon Communications Inc., despite some lingering shareholder resentment...What's Next: MCI Inc.'s acquisition by Verizon Communications Inc. still needs approval from state and federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/07/bus_9903.shtml
Business
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-
Verizon to set up video streaming service with Redbox

NEW YORK - Phone company Verizon Communications Inc. will challenge Netflix and start a video streaming service this year with Redbox and its DVD rental kiosks.Verizon and Coinstar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-02-06/verizon-set-video-streaming-service
Biz bites

...brand. Ford, which also ranks as the fifth-largest U.S. company on the Fortune 500, was followed by Verizon Communications Inc., Dell Inc. and Cingular. Ed Keller, the Ceo of Keller Fay Group, pointed out that two-thirds of brand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/25/bus_86625.shtml
Business
Appeals court to consider music industry subpoenas

...using special copyright subpoenas in a campaign to track and sue computer users who download songs online. Verizon Communications Inc. is challenging the constitutionality of the subpoenas under the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/17/bus_388217.shtml
Business
Appeals court to consider music industry subpoenas

...using special copyright subpoenas in a campaign to track and sue computer users who download songs online. Verizon Communications Inc. is challenging the constitutionality of the subpoenas under the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/17/mus_388409.shtml
Music