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Posts tagged “Verizon”

Updated April 22, 2010

Premium Lock Is high-tech sector recovering? Financials look strong

Tech earnings A recap of selected technology firms, including Red Hat, Cree and IBM, indicates corporate spending is on the rebound. On telecom side, indicators aren’t as good.

Updated April 22, 2010

Premium Lock Verizon signals more layoffs coming; wireless sales slow

Verizon CFO John Killian tells analysts in conference calls that layoff pace could increase. "In the last couple of years we've reduced our wireline work force by about 13,000 per year and I said we'd do the same this year. I now actually think we have the ability to do more this year," he says.

April 19, 2010

Premium Lock Earnings preview: Analysts on lookout for Apple iPhone deal

Apple earnings due Tuesday. (AP) Apple announces quarterly earnings on Tuesday, but buzz centers on another question: Will Apple add Verizon as an iPhone carrier?

Updated March 30, 2010

Premium Lock Reports of new iPhone send Apple shares to record high

iPhone Report in Wall Street Journal says Apple is planning to offer iPhones to other carriers, other networks than AT&T

March 29, 2010

Premium Lock Verizon begins to wind down its fiber-to-curb project

Verizon Verizon is nearing the end of its program to replace copper phone lines with optical fibers that provide much higher Internet speeds and TV service. Its focus is now on completing the network in the communities where it's already secured "franchises," the rights to sell TV service that rivals cable.

Updated February 15, 2010

Premium Lock App wars: Service providers target phone makers; Intel, Nokia join forces

MWC Mobile World Congress 2010: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, others join forces for application development. Plus: 'MeeGo' unites Intel, Nokia mobile software; Samsung unveils smart phone software.

Updated February 10, 2010

Premium Lock AT&T picks Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent for 4G network

AT&T The fourth-generation of wireless technology offers 10 times the speed of current 3G networks.

January 26, 2010

Premium Lock ‘Significant headwinds’ drive Verizon to $3 billion quarterly loss

Verizon As landline business sags, even the wireless business ran into trouble as tough competition cut into Verizon's profit margins.

January 17, 2010

Premium Lock Mobile price war – Verizon Wireless, AT&T cut calling plan prices

Price wars in wireless services The latest moves in a long-running pricing competition between the nation's wireless carriers is not just leading to lower prices for some customers: It also shows that data use is becoming an increasingly important service for mobile carriers as they look to new sources of revenue from customers dependent on mobile access to e-mail and the Web.

November 25, 2009

Premium Lock Holiday cheers and jeers – AT&T, Verizon squabble over ads in court

Wireless battle rages AT&T and Verizon, two offspring of Ma Bell, are getting more aggressive in their marketing, though it's not clear how much they are spending. Verizon and AT&T are both pulling away from their smaller rivals, so instead of competing with Sprint Nextel Corp. and T-Mobile USA, they're increasingly focused on each other.

November 6, 2009

Premium Lock Review: Droid stacks up well against iPhone, beats other competition

Verizon Droid Phone Verizon introduces Motorla's Google-driven Droid smart phone today. Overall, it gets a good review, except for its flat keyboard.

Updated October 30, 2009

Premium Lock Next iPhone threat: Droid from Motorola on Verizon network, backed by Google

Verizon Wireless points out the Droid has features Apple Inc.'s iPhone lacks, such as a physical keyboard and the ability to run several applications at once.

The Droid The Droid

Updated September 22, 2009

Premium Lock FCC chairman formally backs Internet neutrality rules

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski The proposals uphold a pledge Barack Obama made during the presidential campaign to support Internet neutrality and would bar companies like Verizon, Comcast or AT&T from slowing or blocking certain services or content flowing through their vast networks.

Updated September 17, 2009

Premium Lock Bankruptcy judge rejects Verizon’s effort to stop Nortel unit sale to Avaya

 Avaya plans to hire 60 percent of North American Nortel Enterprise workers. Avaya will pay $915 million to buy bankrupt Nortel business unit.

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