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Last $46.01 USD
Change Today -0.06 / -0.13%
Volume 14.8M
As of 8:04 PM 08/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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1095 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036

United States

Phone: 212-395-1000

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The company also offers service that enables its customers to access the Internet wirelessly at broadband speeds on notebook computers and tablets that either have embedded 4G LTE or third-generation (3G) Evolution—Data Optimized (EV-DO) modules or that are used in conjunction with separate devices that enable access to this service, such as USB modems, Jetpacks and other dedicated devices that provide a mobile Wi-Fi connection. The company’s customers can access multimedia offerings, mostly provided by third parties, consisting of applications providing music, video, gaming, news and other content. Its business-focused offerings, which are designed to increase productivity, include solutions that enable customers to access the Internet, their corporate intranets and email across its portfolio of wireless devices. The company’s location-based services provide its customers with directions to their destination and enable its business customers to locate, monitor and communicate with their mobile field workers. Its global data services allow its customers to access data services on its Global Ready Phones from various international destinations and to access the Internet at such destinations with laptops that are either Global Ready, tethered to a Global Ready Phone, or are used in conjunction with other Global Ready devices, such as certain USB modems or Jetpacks. In addition, depending upon their wireless device’s operating system, its customers have access to approximately 1 million applications and services offered by Google Inc. (Google) through Google Play, Apple Inc. (Apple) through iTunes, Microsoft Inc. (Microsoft) through its Windows Phone OS operating system and BlackBerry Limited (BlackBerry) through its BlackBerry App World Webstore. The company’s customers can make and receive calls on their home phone handsets using its wireless network through its Home Phone Connect service or Verizon 4G LTE Broadband Router with Voice service. The company also offers LTE Internet (Installed), a high-speed Internet service that provides customers with Internet connections in their homes using its 4G LTE network. In addition, the company provides network access and, in some cases, enhanced value added services to support telemetry-type applications, which are characterized by machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless connections. Its M2M services support devices that are used by various vertical market segments, including health monitoring, education, manufacturing, utilities, distribution and consumer products. Companies purchase network access and, in some cases, enhanced services from the company to connect with and monitor equipment, such as medical devices used to monitor patients, fleet management devices used to monitor company-operated vehicles and utility monitoring devices used for smart grid applications. Other companies purchase network access from the company to support devices that are included in a service they, in turn, sell to end users. The company also supports telematics services for automotive manufacturers. Wireless Devices The company offers various categories of wireless devices, including smartphones and basic phones, tablets and other Internet access devices. Smartphones and Basic Phones: Nearly all of the smartphones the company offers are enabled to utilize its 4G LTE and/or 3G EV-DO high-speed data services and run on various operating platforms, such as Apple iOS, Google Android, BlackBerry OS, and Windows Phone OS. Most of the basic phones the company offers are 3G EV-DO-enabled and have HTML-browsing capability. Tablets and Other Internet Devices: The company offers tablets from multiple manufacturers, all of which can access the Internet through its 4G LTE network or a Wi-Fi connection. The tablets run primarily on the Apple iOS, Google Android or Microsoft Windows operating systems. In addition, it offers dedicated devices, which it refer to as Jetpacks, that provide a mobile Wi-Fi 4G LTE and/or 3G EV-DO connection and are capable of connecting multiple Wi-Fi enabled devices to the Internet at one time. The company’s customers can also access the Internet wirelessly at broadband

 

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