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239 words • intermediate • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Well, that was fast: Verizon has just announced that it has completed its acquisition of AOL, owner of TechCrunch, purchasing all outstanding shares for $50 per share in cash for a total price of $4.4 billion. …As Verizon said at the time of the ..."

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342 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"If LTE is set to usher in the age of mobile video in 2012, Verizon might be preparing to dive right in with an acquisition of DVD and streaming video provider Netflix. At least, that's the gist of the rumors being reported recently. According to Blo..."
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299 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Investors who have studied the daily technical chart of Verizon know the stock has been moving sideways to lower since setting its all-time high in April 2013. Weakness to the down side accelerated with a price gap below its 2..."
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637 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, MarketBeat.com reports. The brokerage presently has a $50.41 price objective on the ce..."
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483 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) for $4.83 billion. The acquisition only includes Yahoos core operating business, not its more valuable assets: Yahoo..."
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433 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
startups, it, business
"U.S. telecom behemoth Verizon Communications Inc. VZ recently confirmed that it is considering vending its data center portfolio. The news of the divestment had been first reported by Reuters in Nov 2015 although the company had denied it then. Veriz..."
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327 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Fresh off its 70 percent acquisition of cable company Suddenlink Communications, French telecom firm Altice may already be looking at its next U.S. target: Verizon Communications' ( NYSE: VZ ) residential wireline business, including FiOS TV.  Acco..."
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559 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"The $4.4 Billion Verizon acquisition of AOL wasn’t an antitrust concern, the FCC announced in May that they would not review the merger, and the FTC hasn’t either. AOL is a leader in the digital content and advertising platforms space. In fact, ..."

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562 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Updated from 9:50 a.m. to include additional analysis in the sixth and twenty first paragraphs. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Verizon 's acquisition of  AOL is just the latest sign that the  telecom giant wants to own both content delivery and content. ..."
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630 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"NEW YORK, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and AOL Inc. (formerly NYSE: AOL) today announced the successful completion of Verizon's tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of AOL for $50.00 per sha..."

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649 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"It appears at first glance to be an ignominious fate for Yahoo, the internet pioneer which has long been one of the best-known names in Silicon Valley. A deal announced Monday delivers the core assets of Yahoo to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billio..."
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442 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
sales
"Verizon is targeting what it calls “trend-setting young professionals” who live in apartments and condominiums in four major markets via a hyperlocal FiOS campaign. This demographic place a premium on technology to get ahead at work, while stayi..."
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533 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Verizon Communications ( VZ ) recently completed the acquisition of AOL for $4.4 billion and this may be good news for long-term investors. Verizon’s revenue has been moving south over the past few quarters and this move may be just what the compan..."

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649 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Associated Press/Jennifer SzymaszekThe nation's biggest wireless network is increasing its already-steep prices. Verizonannounced recently that it's "transforming" its wireless service plans, and that prices are going up $5 to $10 per month. Verizon ..."

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242 words • advanced • 3 years ago
sales
"Verizon emerged Monday as a possible bidder for Yahoo's core businesses, from search to media and advertising. If the telecom giant gets serious about buying Yahoo, the deal could turn Verizon into a network and media mogul -- especially after closi..."
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"So, Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion, or $50 per share. After news of the deal broke, a number of people also noted that in a somewhat awkward twist, analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded their outlook on AOL shares just last week. On May 5, Gol..."
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410 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon's upcoming mobile video service will drive revenue with a combination of highly targeted ads, exclusive content and pay-per-view live concerts and sporting events, Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said in an interview ..."
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646 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"Associated Press/Jennifer SzymaszekThe demise of smartphone subsidies has led to a lot of changes in the financials of U.S. wireless carriers. While the cash coming in is roughly the same as before, the accounting is totally different. Subscribers on..."
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987 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"It's that time of year again! This weekApple announced its new iPhone, which went up for pre-order yesterday and becomes available on September 25. That means there's an opportunity to make some decent money if you plan on upgrading and don't need to..."

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1942 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Verizon Communications now solely owns Verizon Wireless. [Image Source: Bloomberg] The deal is funded by : Bond Offerings $49B USD (U.S., 8-part, Sept. 2013) $5.4B USD (Europe, 3-part, Feb. 2014) Bridge Loan 1-year $6.6B USD The tough work of funding..."
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