Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

NEW YORK - Verizon and unions representing workers in nine...Philadelphia and Rye, New York.Marc Reed, Verizon's chief administrative officer, said...effort by the company." However, he said Verizon representatives will continue to meet...

At Verizon, no more discounted phones in exchange for 2-year contracts; follows T-Mobile

NEW YORK - Verizon, the nation's largest wireless provider...the phone without additional payments. Verizon is the second national carrier, after...customers will be able to keep current plans. Verizon says there will be restrictions, but...

Verizon buying AOL for $4.4 billion

NEW YORK - Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion...advertising fields.The acquisition gives Verizon an entryway into increasingly competitive...to win customers using video content.Verizon said last month that it was preparing...

ESPN sues Verizon over unbundling sports channel

ESPN is suing Verizon in an escalating clash over how the popular...York's state Supreme Court alleges that Verizon is breaking its contract with ESPN...from the main programming line-up of Verizon's FiOS TV.The showdown could have...

Verizon retailer opening in mall's RadioShack location

A Verizon retailer is moving into the old RadioShack location in the Augusta Mall...level near Sears. The Knoxville, Tenn.-based company is an independent Verizon Wireless retailer and already has stores in the CSRA in Grovetown, Thomson...

How high-yield bonds became a source of worry for stocks

...stocks would feel the brunt of any forced selling by hybrid funds. Analysts point to such companies as JPMorgan Chase and Verizon Communications. HOW LIKELY IS THIS TO HAPPEN?Not very. The high-yield bond market has already had a couple scares that...

Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

NEW YORK - Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter...doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless.Profit jumped to $4.32 billion...78 cents per share. That's because Verizon issued shares in February to pay Vodafone...

Verizon's iPhone grab not a sure-fire winner

NEW YORK --- Verizon Wireless would seem to be a big winner after its expected...For several reasons, though, the iPhone's arrival to Verizon would be poorly timed, and Verizon's gains won't be as clear-cut as one might believe...

Verizon to pay $3.6 billion to cable providers for wireless airwaves

Verizon Wireless will pay top U.S. cable providers...Warner Cable Inc, puts new pressure on Verizon rivals Sprint Nextel and AT&T, which...proposed T-Mobile USA acquisition.Both Verizon Wireless and AT&T, the No. 1 and No...

Verizon ups the ante in high-speed wireless race with $1 billion upgrade

...nation's fastest wireless Internet service, Verizon Wireless says it will spend $1 billion...next-generation technology being used by Verizon, which can provide wireless downloads...wireless announcement, parent company Verizon Communications announced a $2 billion...