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Verizon Wireless, Inc. Company Profile
Verizon Wireless is the #1 US wireless phone operator in terms of sales and subscribers (ahead of top rival AT&T Mobility). Serving nearly 103 million consumer, business, and government customers nationwide, the company offers both standard post-paid (about 95% of its customers) and prepaid subscription plans. It distributes new and pre-owned phones from manufacturers including Samsung Electronics, BlackBerry, LG, and Apple. The company also offers mobile data services, including text messaging, multimedia content (V CAST), and Web access. Formerly a joint venture between Verizon Communications and UK-based global communications giant Vodafone, Verizon Wireless is now wholly owned by Verizon.
Headlines for Verizon Wireless, Inc.
Verizon posts higher revenue; wireless margins narrow
- Thu Jan 22
A look at how Verizon torture tests its smartphones
- Thu Jan 22
Cablevision to launch WiFi phone service for data-hungry users
- Mon 12:11 am ET
Big new survey shows T-Mobile’s network is making huge improvements
- Fri Jan 23
Verizon reports 4Q loss on pension costs
- Thu Jan 22
Verizon launches 'connected car' product for older vehicles
- Tue Jan 13
Google in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard: TechCrunch
- Fri Jan 16
Investors 'luv' Southwest as Verizon and Lands End slide
- Thu Jan 22
Google wants to make wireless networks that will free you from AT&T and Verizon’s data caps
- Tue Jan 6
Even some Verizon shareholders are sick of its stupid net neutrality strategy
- Wed Jan 14
Contact Information
Address: 1 Verizon Way
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Phone:908-559-5490
Fax:
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Revenue (2013):81000.00 M
Employees (2013):72,500
Key People
President, CEO: Daniel S. (Dan) Mead
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer: David J. Small
CIO: Shankar Arumugavelu
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AT&T Mobility LLC
Sprint Corporation (s)
T-Mobile US, Inc. (tmus)
 


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