Created out of the merger between the legacy Bell Atlantic and the former GTE, Verizon Communications is the second-largest regional bell operating company (RBOC) with Network serving residential and small business customers evolving to fiber-to-the-premises technology with FiOS high-speed fiber services and more than 140 million customer connections (wireless, wireline, broadband and TV).

(Source: SEC Filing) 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.

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Verizon iPhone customers to get Wi-Fi calling through Apple's iOS 9.3 beta

Verizon said it will offer Wi-Fi calling to its iPhone customers through Apple's iOS 9.3 operating system update.

What can Yahoo's online video assets do for Verizon?

Verizon would roll Yahoo's video assets in with AOL, the unit that until its purchase last May was a direct competitor to Yahoo. But what benefits could Yahoo's assets provide to Verizon's video strategy? Which ones would be redundant?

Comcast's 1 Gbps drive could shake up AT&T, Verizon broadband plans

Comcast has made its intent clear: it's finally going to bring its DOCSIS 3.1-based gigabit broadband services to five cities this year, a move that directly challenges AT&T and Verizon and their FTTH buildout and pricing strategies. How will these ILECs respond?

Confirmed: Apple's iOS 9.3 beta includes Wi-Fi calling on Verizon

Apple has released the third iOS 9.3 beta to registered developers for testing, and it includes native support for Wi-Fi calling on Verizon's network, meaning users won't need to download an app to make a Wi-Fi call.

Verizon's under-seat DAS key in handling expected 10.5 terabytes during next year's Super Bowl

The final whistle in Super Bowl 50 blew less than a week ago but Verizon Wireless is already six months into its preparations for next year's big game, to be held at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

With deployments from San Jose to NYC, the smart city opportunity is becoming real

The wireless industry is clearly investing in the smart city concept. Both Verizon and AT&T have teams dedicated to breaking open dialogue-- and sales-- between wireless players and city officials, with the goal of installing new technologies in metro areas that proponents say will make city life safer and more efficient. And analysts generally agree on the major opportunity presented by smart cities.

Windstream says incumbents' tariffs, network ubiquity inhibit CLEC IP transition

Windstream isn't opposed to making a transition to IP and fiber, but in the markets where it operates as a CLEC the service provider says it is at a disadvantage in terms of gaining access to existing local network infrastructure.

CBS nets record 3.96 million unique Super Bowl streamers; NFL looks to cash in

As the NFL looks to further extend its very stretched broadcast licensing reach to even more digital platforms, CBS Corp. has given it even more incentive.

Barclays: Verizon and Yahoo 'not an inconceivable combination'

A Verizon acquisition of Yahoo's core Internet business would align with the carrier's broader strategy of leveraging its networks to develop new revenue streams through digital media, analysts at Barclays said.

Verizon, Frontier may face service disruption due to Florida pole attachment dispute

Verizon and Frontier Communications customers in Florida might have to deal with a service disruption if the two carriers can't resolve an ongoing dispute over pole attachments with Florida Power and Light, the state's incumbent utility provider and major pole owner.