Top 5 Telecom Companies To Invest In 2015: Verizon Communications Inc.(VZ)
Verizon Communications Inc. provides communication services. The company operates through two segments, Domestic Wireless and Wireline. The Domestic Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data services; and sells equipment in the United States. The Wireline segment provides voice, Internet access, broadband video and data, Internet protocol network, network access, long distance, and other services in the United States and internationally. The company serves consumer, business, and government customers, as well as carriers. As of December 31, 2010, its network covered a population of approximately 292 million and provided service to a customer base of approximately 94.1 million. The company was formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2000. Verizon Communications Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, New York.Advisors' Opinion:
- [By Mike Deane]
On Monday evening, Bloomberg reported that Verizon (VZ) approached AOL about a possible joint venture or acquisition related to Verizon trying to increase offerings for mobile video.
In the article, Bloomberg cites “people with knowledge of the matter,” stating that no Verizon has not made a formal proposal to AOL. Verizon is said to be interested in this deal based on AOL’s programmatic advertising technology, which is the automatic online buying and selling of ads. No agreement has been made.VZ Dividend Snapshot
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Verizon stock was up 13 cents, or 0.28%, in pre-market trading.
- [By Monica Gerson]
AOL Inc.(NYSE: AOL) shares jumped 6.50% to $47.65 in pre-market trading following Monday Bloomberg ! report on rumored approach by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ).
- [By Jamal Carnette]
It's important to note that even with this incredible subscriber growth, T-Mobile -- and low-growth Sprint -- are far behind industry heavyweights, Verizon (NYSE: VZ ) and AT&T (NYSE: T ) which each have more than 115 million wireless subscribers. However, Legere is not one to rest on his laurels. On a blog post outlining his 2015 predictions, Legere announces his next BHAG: to beat Verizon's legendary LTE network.
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