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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

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$50.62 USD

50.62
11,325,442

-0.13 (-0.26%)

Updated Jul 20, 2018 04:00 PM ET

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Can Higher Wireless Revenues Aid Verizon's (VZ) Q2 Earnings?

An uptick in demand, upgrade to state-of-the-art infrastructure and foray into premium ad innovation for online content are likely to drive higher wireless revenues for Verizon Communications (VZ) in second-quarter 2018.

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Will AT&T (T) Beat Q2 Earnings on Healthy Inorganic Growth?

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Verizon Partners Hawaiian Electric to Boost Solar Energy Use

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AT&T to Settle '911' Call Outages Investigation With FCC

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Verizon to Discontinue Go90 Mobile Video App for Millennials

Verizon (VZ) has decided to discontinue its mobile video app Go90 as it failed to gain traction despite wide promotional messages and engaging content.

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Under the terms of the agreement, AT&T (T) will transfer the ownership of 18 Internet Data Centers in the United States and 13 in international locations to Brookfield.

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AT&T Aims to Boost Digital Ad Sales With AppNexus Buyout

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