WASHINGTON, July 10- Verizon Communications Inc had a net addition of over 1.4 million postpaid subscribers in the second quarter, its chief executive said on Thursday, a dramatic increase from the first quarter, when customer growth fell short of expectations.
WASHINGTON, July 10- Verizon Communications Inc added over 1.4 million net postpaid subscribers in the second quarter of 2014, the company's chief executive said in an interview on CNBC on Thursday, two weeks before its second quarter earnings release.
June 20- Verizon Communications Inc unit Verizon Wireless is looking to buy satellite-TV operator Dish Network Corp's spectrum to improve wireless internet speeds, the New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the matter. Verizon Communications shares were little changed at $49.39.
SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, May 30- Erik Huggers is leaving Verizon Communications Inc just five months after joining the company via the acquisition of the Intel Corp "OnCue" streaming service he developed, signaling the communications giant's waning interest in providing an Internet-delivered TV service.
NEW YORK, May 20- Verizon's CEO Lowell McAdam shot down rumors that the company was in potential merger talks with satellite operator Dish Network on Tuesday, days after rival AT&T announced plans to buy no 1. U.S. satellite operator DirecTV. AT&T's plans to purchase DirecTV raises questions about Dish's next move.
"Companies are really digging in on identifying what areas it makes sense to focus their benefits programs," said Robert Newbury, director at pay consulting firm Towers Watson.
NEW YORK, March 4- Verizon Communications is in talks with content providers to deliver web-based TV services to mobile platforms, chief executive Lowell McAdam, said at an investor conference on Tuesday.
Feb 11- Verizon Communications Inc said it raised Chief Executive Lowell McAdam's base salary by about 7 percent and his long-term bonus to 750 percent of his base salary from 625 percent. McAdam's total compensation for 2012 was $14 million, with a base salary of $1.4 million, according to a regulatory filing in March.
Verizon's agreement to purchase longtime partner Vodafone's 45 percent of the company is the third-largest acquisition deal of all time. Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam discusses details of the cash-and-stock buyout.
Verizon Wireless said on Monday it would pay its parents Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group Plc a dividend of $7 billion in June.
Some shareholders of Verizon Communications say they could be happy for the company to pay up to $130 billion for Vodafone Group's stake in their U.S. wireless venture.
Shares in Vodafone rose almost 3 percent on Tuesday after its partner in U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless said it would be "feasible" to buy out the British group in what would be one of the biggest corporate deals ever.