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Last $746.00 MXN
Change Today -7.35 / -0.98%
Volume 174.0
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verizon communications inc (VZ*) Details

Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. The company’s Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data services; messaging services; service that enables its customers to access the Internet on smartphones, basic phones, notebook computers, and tablets; customers and business-focused multimedia offerings; location-based services; global data services; LTE Internet, a high-speed Internet service; and network access and value added services to support telemetry-type applications. It also offers machine-to-machine services that support devices used in health monitoring, education, manufacturing, utilities, distribution, and consumer products markets, as well as offers smartphones and basic phones, tablets, and other Internet access devices. As of October 12, 2015, it had 109.5 million retail connections. Its Wireline segment provides high-speed Internet, FiOS Internet, and FiOS Video services; voice services, such as local exchange, regional and long distance calling, and voice messaging services, as well as VOIP services; private Internet protocol and Ethernet access and optical services; and Internet protocol, infrastructure and cloud services, machine-to-machine services, security, and other communications services. It also offers voice and data services, such as conferencing and contact center solutions, and private line and data access networks, as well as customer premise equipment, installation, maintenance, and site services; and data, voice, local dial tone, and broadband services primarily to local, long distance, and other carriers. The company has a strategic partnership with AdMobilize. 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.

177,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/27/15
Founded in 1983

verizon communications inc (VZ*) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $815.4K
President of Operations and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $785.6K
Executive Vice President and President of Str...
Total Annual Compensation: $940.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

verizon communications inc (VZ*) Key Developments

Verizon Unveils Ellipsis 10 Tablet

Verizon announced new Ellipsis 10 tablet offers an astonishingly crisp and vibrant 10-inch full HD display, the large capacity battery of any 10-inch tablet on Verizon's 4G LTE network and is available. The Ellipsis 10 has all the features user want in a tablet. Running on the Android 5.1 operating system, the Ellipsis 10 is encased in a beveled-edge design with a soft-touch rear enclosure that is as nice to look at as it is to hold. On the flipside, a 10.1-inch 1920x1200 pixel display lets user experience movies, photos and games in stunning high definition. The gorgeous screen is bolstered with smart amp sound technology and angular firing stereo speakers that boost power and volume for a brilliant audio experience. To help user capture life's important moments and memories, a pair of front- (2MP) and rear-facing (5MP) cameras let user capture photos and 1080p videos. The entire device is encased in an anti-fingerprint coating to help prevent smudges. Going on vacation or travelling for business, With a reliable 4G LTE connection, the Ellipsis 10 lets user stay connected to friends, colleagues and family, and gives user the ability to easily stream and download books, games, movies and more. And don't worry about running out of storage; the built-in 16GB of memory can be expanded up to 32GB via an easily accessible microSD card slot (additional memory sold separately). To help guarantee that these features are available when user need them, the Ellipsis 10 comes with a mega-sized 9100mAh battery that offers up to 25 hours of power (for normal use) - the high capacity battery of any 10-inch tablet on Verizon's 4G LTE network. The Ellipsis 10 is the perfect addition to the Ellipsis tablet family, which also includes the recently released Ellipsis Kids tablet. Ellipsis Kids is a full-featured tablet designed specifically for children. It includes content and games curated by education professionals, while allowing parents to customize the experience. Kids love the interactivity, colorful display and fun applications, while parents will appreciate knowing that their children are having fun learning in a kid-friendly environment. The Ellipsis 10 is available exclusively from Verizon for $199.99 with a new two-year activation or $12.49 per month for 24 months (0% APR; full price $299.99). Customers on the Verizon plan can add a tablet to their existing plan for an additional $10 per month (plus taxes and fees). The Verizon plan is available in five sizes (from size S with 1G for $30/month to XXL with 18GB for $100/month) and allows customers to share data across up to 10 devices.

Verizon Confirms Sale of Enterprise Assets Were Speculative

Fran Shammo, Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) said that media reports saying that the wireless provider is looking to sell some assets from its enterprise business unit were "speculative" and that the company will continue supporting enterprise customers.

Verizon Communications Inc. Introduces GizmoPal 2 and GizmoGadget

Introducing the new GizmoPal 2 and GizmoGadget by LG, a pair of kid-friendly connected devices exclusively available at Verizon Communications Inc, aimed at helping caregivers keep in touch with their children. The devices have a similar appearance to mom and dad's smart watches, but are designed for kids and available in various fun colors. The GizmoPal 2 and GizmoGadget by LG are available now in Verizon stores nationwide and online at for $54.99 and $124.99. Both devices can be added to a Verizon Wireless MORE Everything Plan for an additional $5 monthly line access fee. Second-Generation GizmoPal Keeps Caregivers In-the-Know: Ready for child's next adventure, the second-generation GizmoPal, available in blue and pink, is built strong and sturdy. It features multiple LED status lights that indicate if a call or message is coming in from his or her caregiver, and caregivers can set GPS boundaries that then provide real-time notifications. GizmoPal 2 brings along a bendable, colorful wristband that has an IPX7 water resistant rating along with a fun voice recorder that allows for playback with different effects. Interactive, Smart and Secure: GizmoPal's big sibling, the GizmoGadget, builds upon the heritage of the line by offering an interactive touchscreen display – a new feature in this year's lineup. GizmoGadget's 1.3-inch color touchscreen is big and bright with an easy-to-use app menu. The device offers 7 different watch faces, 5 different themes, two color options – red and blue, and optional colorful bands to personalize the device to child's taste and style. Bringing 21st century communication to the playground, kids can send text messages with Emojis, voice clips or preset messages to their caregivers. GizmoGadget also features a pedometer and to-do event notifications. Building upon the original GizmoPal's two pre-set contacts, GizmoGadget's two-way calling feature supports up to nine pre-set numbers allowing for access to a wide-range of contacts with just a few touches. Accessibility On-The-Go: With the all-new GizmoHub app, caregivers receive scheduled updates and notifications of their child's location and location history using GPS technologies. Manage this feature and many others, from the GizmoHub compatible with Android devices running 4.0 or higher – like the all-new LG V10 – and iOS 7.0 and later. Accessories and availability: Kids can personalize their GizmoPal 2 with fun stickers that showcase their personality and passions. Both devices also offer interchangeable watchbands.


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