AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and 10 other large phone companies have struck an agreement with 51 attorneys general to enact technology to block robocalls before they reach people. The deal, announced Thursday, will help protect consumers from receiving illegal robocalls and will assist law enforcement in investigating and prosecuting bad actors, said North Carolina Atty. Gen. Josh Stein, who is leading the effort that includes all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Under the nonbinding deal, the companies will launch the call-blocking technology at no cost to consumers and will make other anti-robocall devices and apps available free of charge to subscribers. “By signing on to
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PHOENIX — Get ready for 5G, Phoenix. Verizon has announced that parts of the metro area will go live with the technology Friday. The new technical standard for wireless networks will be available in the downtown Phoenix area and on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe. Verizon said it is also working with Boingo Wireless to bring 5G indoors and to public spaces, including Talking Stick Resort Arena and the Phoenix Convention Center. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation in March 2017 to streamline the deployment of the technology. Verizon charges $10 per month for access to the service, which is only available on 5G-enabled devices. The technological breakthrough promises content
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Verizon (VZ) and AT&T (T) are deploying divergent TV service strategies, while Qualcomm (QCOM) inks a new licensing deal with LG Electronics.
Despite video subscriber losses, Comcast and Charter are finding more love among investors than telecom rivals AT&T; and Verizon. Their dominance in broadband services to homes is why.
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Jones Financial Companies Lllp lifted its stake in shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) by 5.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 210,239 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock after acquiring an additional 11,094 shares during the quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp's holdings in Verizon Communications were worth $12,011,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of VZ. Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. bought a new position in shares of Verizon Communications during the second quarter valued at approximately $29,000.
Verizon (VZ) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank 2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.