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Verizon sues Columbia County over rezoning for tower

Verizon Wireless has filed suit against Columbia...county leadership's decision to deny Verizon's rezoning and special-use permit on...denial in writing, as required by law.Verizon sought permission to build a 160-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-12/verizon-sues-columbia-
T-Mobile targets smaller businesses with new plans, offers

...text and data services to make up for those phone discounts. Verizon, AT&T and Sprint soon followed with their own no-contract...in part because its network has historically lagged those of Verizon and AT&T. T-Mobile's network is improving, and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-18/t-mobile-targets-smaller-b
3 carriers to build Google's mobile wallet into new phones

...profits.Google's latest volley calls for its payment service to be built into Android smartphones sold by AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA later this year. Smartphone owners currently have to download the app, called Google Wallet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-23/3-carriers-build-googles-m
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-22/verizon-2q-profit-
Planning board votes down Verizon tower request near Daniel Field Airport

A heavily contested Verizon Wireless tower proposed on Wrightsboro Road was shot down...Airport and questions surrounding the lease agreement between Verizon and the property owner.Verizon's special exception request to erect a 105-foot tower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-03/planning-bo
Daniel Field operator raises concern with proposed Verizon cellphone tower

A proposed Verizon Wireless cellphone tower on Wrightsboro...area.In a statement released Tuesday, Verizon Wireless said the proposed site was...clearance under the FAA air space ceiling.Verizon said the proposed tower is in a heavily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-22/daniel-field-operator-raises-
Gamecocks beat Tigers, earn first trip to SEC Tournament championship game

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The screams of relief and celebration from South Carolina's players in the hallway outside their Verizon Arena locker room left little doubt about exactly how badly they wanted to reach their first women's Southeastern Conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-07/gamecocks-beat-tigers-ear
Business news

AT&T, Verizon make big buys at government spectrum auctionNEW...see improved networks after AT&T and Verizon, the two largest U.S. wireless companies...AT&T Inc. bid $18.2 billion and Verizon Wireless $10.4 billion. T-Mobile US...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-30/business-news
Verizon agrees to buy its 45 percent wireless stake from Vodafone for $130 billion

...largest deals in global corporate history, Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to pay $130...Vodafone Group's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless and take full control of the...and fast-rising use of smartphones, Verizon was eager to take hold of a business with...

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

...talks to sell its 45 percent stake of Verizon Wireless back to the U.S. cellphone...through.If an agreement is reached, Verizon would own its wireless business outright...certainty that a final deal will be reached. Verizon Communications Inc. declined to comment...

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