Posts tagged “Verizon”

May 5

Premium Lock Inside IBM's latest telco cloud deal: Big Blue bails out Verizon

Analysis: IBM recycles another telco cloud business, adding Verizon into the mix in a deal similar to one for AT&T in 2015. So why did Verizon sell and what does IBM gain? Technology Business Research Analyst Kelsey Mason takes a look.

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May 2

Premium Lock Having sold data centers, Verizon sells cloud/hosting service to IBM

The Broadband Report       Verizon, which closed on a $3.6 billion deal to sell its data centers on Monday, has now disclosed it recently sold to IBM its cloud and managed hosting service.

April 24

Premium Lock Inside Verizon: Reinstating unlimited data can't prevent record subscriber losses

The Broadband Report       Verizon reports its first quarterly net loss of wireless retail subscribers despite reinstating unlimited data plans - so what does the company do now? Technology Business Research Analyst Steve Vachon takes an in-depth look.

Updated April 20

Premium Lock Amid competition, Verizon loses key customers for first time

Verizon Verizon, the once-unstoppable cellphone leader in the U.S., lost key wireless customers for the first time, even as it brought back unlimited data plans to counter smaller rivals.

April 4

Premium Lock Trump signs bill overriding FCC data privacy rules

Cybersecurity President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill that wipes away rules passed by the FCC last year to protect data and privacy for customers utilizing Internet Service Providers.

March 15

Premium Lock Lenovo names new EMEA leader, adds former Verizon exec to PR team

Lenovo's management team has two new faces: A new leader for its Europe, Middle East Africa operations, and a senior media relations executive who most recently worked for Verizon. Here's a look at what's happening with both moves.

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February 28

Premium Lock Customers may see benefits as cellphone wars rage on

Cellphones The so-called cellphone wars are raging, much to the delight of some customers.

February 16

Premium Lock QuintilesIMS, ABB, IBM, Cisco crack 'Most Admired Companies' list

Fortune Life science giant QuintilesIMS and several other companies with a major presence in the Triangle are among the firms cracking the latest "World's Most Admired Companies" list from Fortune.

February 2

Premium Lock Sprint ends 2016 on high note but still faces challenges

Sprint Analysis: Sprint has resurfaced as a stronger competitor within the postpaid phone market, exemplified by the carrier outperforming Verizon and AT&T in postpaid phone net additions for the fourth consecutive quarter in 4Q16. But what's ahead in 2017?

January 25

Premium Lock Inside Verizon: Tepid holiday season = wireless revenue decline

Verizon   Analysis: Tepid holiday phone additions keep Verizon's wireless revenue in decline as competitors' unlimited data plans limited its subscriber growth in 4Q16, says Steve Vachon, Research Analyst at Technology Business Research.

January 12

Premium Lock FCC's expected chief dismisses report challenging free data plans

The Broadband Report       Ajit Pai, the FCC commissioner expected to be named the group's chairman by President-elect Donald Trump, dismisses a new FCC report that says big carrier free data plans violate "net neutrality."

January 3

Premium Lock Bandwidth.com's David Morken joins Trump FCC transition team

David Morken, a co-founder of Bandwidth.com and Republic Wireless which recently spun out from Bandwidth, is the newest member of the FCC transition team selected by the incoming Trump administration. And he steps into a hot debate: Whether to repeal "net neutrality."

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Updated December 16, 2016

Premium Lock FBI to probe Yahoo security breach, Verizon wants better terms

Yahoo mail The FBI will probe the Yahoo security breach that exposed information from 1 billion accounts and Verizon said it wants to see better terms in its merger deal with the company.

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Updated December 2, 2016

Premium Lock  FCC: AT&T, Verizon shouldn't exempt own apps from data caps

FCC        U.S. regulators are calling out AT&T and Verizon for exempting their own video apps from data caps on customers' cellphones.

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