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Verizon Introduces New Plan Options and Adds More Value to Prepaid Offerings
February 16th 2018 - 08:05 GMT
NEW YORK- Verizon customers choose Prepaid to enjoy hassle-free streaming on the best network without an annual contract or credit check. We've made it even better by making it easier to manage your account right from your phone and implementing new family pricing with great discounts on multiple lines. ...more

2018's Best Resolution: Netflix on 100% Fiber-optic Verizon Fios
February 15th 2018 - 05:35 GMT
BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Fios Internet/TV customers with Multi-Room DVR Enhanced or Premium service can now stream Netflix originals like Stranger Things 2 along with hundreds of popular movies and acclaimed TV shows directly from their Fios Interactive Media Guide as subscription access to Netflix is now available on Fios TV channel 838*....more

Another Step Toward Mobile 5G Service: Verizon, Nokia and Qualcomm Complete First Call Using 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio Technology
February 13th 2018 - 08:20 GMT
NEW YORK - Verizon is the first network provider to conduct an over-the-air call on a 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) system using licensed spectrum. This successful test on Verizon's millimeter wave spectrum - using Nokia 5G network technology on a 5G NR prototype device provided by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated - was an important milestone on the road to preparing Verizon's network for widespread implementation of commercial 5G mobile services for consumers and enterprises. The test was conducted this month at Nokia's facility in Murray Hill, NJ and follows prior interoperability testing between Nokia and Qualcomm Technologies. The 5G NR standard was approved by the 3GPP in December 2017....more

Verizon Enterprise Solutions Will Create Global Blockchain Platform Services
February 13th 2018 - 07:35 GMT
NEW YORK - In the ever-evolving security landscape, large enterprises and government agencies are constantly seeking new ways to maintain the integrity of critical infrastructure, protect physical and digital supply chains, and safeguard customers' essential information systems. Understanding this, Verizon Enterprise Solutions later this year will launch a portfolio of blockchain platform services based on Guardtime's KSI Blockchain® capabilities. Consumed as a service, Verizon's enterprise and government customers will be able to integrate proven blockchain solutions into their existing business processes....more

MobiCom Received the Grand Prix at the "Entrepreneur Awards" in 2017
January 30th 2018 - 22:20 GMT
MobiCom Corporation LLC, a consolidated subsidiary of KDDI (Headquarters: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; Chairman and CEO: Tatsuya Hamada; hereafter "MobiCom") received the Grand Prix at annual "Entrepreneur Awards" in 2017 which is hosted by Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in recognition of MobiCom's greatest contribution to the economic development of the country throughout the year. Also, MobiCom took first place in the "Top 10 Entrepreneurs Awards" in 2016, which is second highest award after the Grand Prix....more

Verizon to Demonstrate the Power of Digital Convergence at the National Retail Federation's 2018 'Big Show'
January 16th 2018 - 12:05 GMT
Retailers and solution providers from around the globe are converging on New York City this weekend for the National Retail Federation's annual 'Big Show' which kicks off this Sunday, January 14 at the Jacob Javits Center. Visitors to the Verizon booth will experience a prescriptive journey through the critical elements of digital convergence which is determining success in today's hypercompetitive marketplace. ...more

KDDI Invests in Next-Generation Space Company "ispace" to Pursue the Commercialization of Lunar Resource Development
January 11th 2018 - 17:20 GMT
KDDI CORPORATION (Headquarters: Chiyoda, Tokyo, President: Takashi Tanaka) and ispace (Headquarters: Minato, Tokyo, CEO and Founder: Takeshi Hakamada), a next-generation space company pursuing the commercialization of lunar resource development, announce that they have signed a capital and business alliance agreement in which KDDI will provide communications technology support for ispace's lunar resource development project for the purpose of further improving applicable communications technologies in the space field....more

Emergency Preparation Contacts and Safety Tips from Verizon
January 5th 2018 - 11:20 GMT
BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Grab your coats, gloves, hats, batteries, and battery chargers…snow is on the way! Verizon engineers and technicians are busily preparing the network to ensure you can connect when you need to most....more

MPT Forms Strategic Partnership with Myanmar National League in Football
January 4th 2018 - 22:20 GMT
KDDI is currently collaborating with Sumitomo Corporation (hereinafter "Sumitomo"; Head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Kuniharu Nakamura) and Myanma Posts & Telecommunications (hereinafter "MPT") to provide telecommunications services in Myanmar. MPT and the Myanmar National League (hereinafter "MNL") have entered into a strategic partnership agreement in an effort to further promote football in Myanmar and to support the development of football players....more

An Extreme Network for Extreme Weather
January 3rd 2018 - 11:20 GMT
When we say we're right here with you and we've got your back, we mean it!  In the day-to-day routine and in the most chaotic of circumstances, Verizon is ready to keep you and your loved ones connected.  Verizon's architects and engineers have designed and built a network that stands up to the most extreme circumstances - we call it our Extreme Network.  Our switch locations, the brains of our network, are critical to the network's operation and so are built with standard redundant systems nationwide.  We also have portable assets nationwide that can be deployed in case additional capacity is needed.  That's just table stakes for the most reliable network in the nation.  But what we do to keep people connected in extreme weather when it matters most - now that's where our customers really win....more

Verizon Public Safety Day: "We're Investing in Michigan for Public Safety"
January 3rd 2018 - 07:20 GMT
On a cold and snowy day, Eric Spadafora, executive director, business sales for Verizon Wireless, kicked off the Detroit-area public safety day with a clear message to the assembled public safety and law enforcement officials....more

Verizon Announces Final Results of Its Private Exchange Offers/consent Solicitations for 18 Series of Notes
December 14th 2017 - 06:50 GMT
NEW YORK - Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the final results, as of 11:59 p.m. (New York City time) on December 13, 2017 (the "Expiration Date"), of its previously announced (i) offers, on behalf of certain of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, to exchange any and all of the outstanding series of notes listed below (collectively, the "Old Notes") for specified series of newly issued debt securities of Verizon (collectively, the "New Notes") (and additional cash amounts for specified series of Old Notes) (the "Exchange Offers") and (ii) solicitations of consents, on behalf of such subsidiaries, to the proposed amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the indentures governing the Old Notes in order to, among other things, eliminate certain of the restrictive covenants contained therein (the "Consent Solicitations"), in each case on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Statement dated November 15, 2017, such terms as amended by Verizon's press release relating to the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations (the "Early Results Press Release") dated November 30, 2017 (the "Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Statement" and, together with the accompanying letter of transmittal and eligibility letter, the "Offer Documents")....more

Verizon Announces Final Results of Its Tender Offers/consent Solicitations for 31 Series of Verizon and Certain of Its Subsidiaries' Notes
December 14th 2017 - 05:20 GMT
NEW YORK - Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced the final results, as of 11:59 p.m. (New York City time) on December 13, 2017 (the "Expiration Date"), of its previously announced (i) 31 separate offers, for its own account and on behalf of certain of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, to purchase for cash (the "Tender Offers") up to $1.0 billion aggregate purchase price of the outstanding series of notes listed below (collectively, the "Notes"), and (ii) solicitations of consents, on behalf of such subsidiaries, to the proposed amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the indentures governing the Notes issued by such subsidiaries (collectively, the "Subsidiary Notes") in order to, among other things, eliminate certain of the restrictive covenants contained therein (the "Consent Solicitations"), in each case on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated November 15, 2017, such terms as amended by Verizon's press releases relating to the Tender Offers and Consent Solicitations dated November 30, 2017 (the "Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement" and, together with the accompanying letter of transmittal, the "Offer Documents"). ...more

Verizon: Technology Leadership and Innovation
December 13th 2017 - 16:20 GMT
BASKING RIDGE, NJ - 2017 was a tremendous year for innovation and technology advancement on Verizon's network.  We continued leading the industry in reliability, coverage and speed, and made significant strides toward the network of the future for our customers, investing in the latest technologies and software platforms, and pushing boundaries in both 4G LTE Advanced features and 5G technology. Here are some highlights....more

NFL and Verizon Announce Game-Changing Partnership to Distribute Unprecedented Mobile Access to Live NFL Games
December 11th 2017 - 16:35 GMT
NEW YORK - The National Football League and Verizon announced today a multi-year partnership in which Verizon's portfolio of premium digital and mobile media properties, including Yahoo Sports, will stream in-market and national games, including national pre-season, regular season, playoff games, and the Super Bowl nationwide to sports fans - regardless of mobile network. The partnership kicks off in January 2018 with streaming of the NFL playoffs on Yahoo and Yahoo Sports, in addition to go90 and the NFL mobile app. ...more

Frontier and Veterans Advantage to Reward Military, Veterans and Their Families
December 8th 2017 - 09:50 GMT
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) and Veterans Advantage today announced an annual savings program on qualifying new Frontier bundles for U.S. active duty, retirees, veterans, current and former guardsmen, reservists and their families enrolled with Veterans Advantage. ...more

System in Package Market - Expected to Reach $9 Billion by 2023 - Research and Markets
December 8th 2017 - 08:35 GMT
The "System in Package Market by Packaging Technology, Package Type, Packaging Method, Device, Application - Global Forecast to 2023" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. ...more

Aircraft Antenna Market by End User, Application, Platform, Frequency Band & Region - Global Forecast to 2022 - Research and Markets
December 8th 2017 - 07:50 GMT
The "Aircraft Antenna Market by End User (OEM, Aftermarket), Application (Communication, Navigation & Surveillance), Platform (Aircraft, UAV), Frequency Band (VHF & UHF Band, Ka/Ku/K Band, HF Band, X Band, C Band), Region - Global Forecast to 2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. ...more

Comcast Opens New Xfinity Store in Tualatin, Oregon
December 8th 2017 - 06:50 GMT
Just in time for the holidays, Comcast is announcing the opening of a new Xfinity Store in Tualatin, Oregon, located at the Shops at Bridgeport, 7219 SW Hazel Fern Road in Tualatin, adjacent to Bridgeport Village. The Tualatin store is the latest store opening from Comcast, which has been transforming its customer centers across the country to make the experience more enjoyable and convenient. ...more

GigCapital, Inc. Announces Pricing of $125,000,000 Initial Public Offering
December 8th 2017 - 06:30 GMT
GigCapital, Inc. (the "Company"), a Delaware corporation (the "Company") that is an emerging-growth blank check company newly formed for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 12,500,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") and are expected to trade under the ticker symbol "GIG.U" beginning December 8, 2017. Dr. Avi Katz is the executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and the Company is sponsored by GigAcquisitions, LLC, which is itself solely managed by GigFounders, LLC (an advisory firm solely managed by Dr. Katz), and Cowen Investments LLC with certain of its affiliates. ...more

Sprint Offers Exclusive Gift for Pokémon GO Trainers - Get $100 in PokéCoins FREE When You Switch to Sprint!
December 8th 2017 - 06:05 GMT
To ring in the holidays and toast the release of 50 more Pokémon from the Hoenn region, Sprint (NYSE:S) is giving the gift of $100 in PokéCoins to anyone who signs up for Sprint Unlimited. ...more

Osram Broadband, Infrared Emitter Wins at 2017 ACE Awards
December 8th 2017 - 02:50 GMT
Osram Opto Semiconductors, a leading global lighting and technology company, was a finalist in three categories at the Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards that took place last night at the San Jose Convention Center. ...more

Mitsui Chemicals - Completion of Expansion of Electrolyte Solution Production Capacity in China
December 7th 2017 - 22:05 GMT
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo; President & CEO: Tsutomu Tannowa; "Mitsui Chemicals") has announced the commencement of commercial operation of facilities for the production of electrolyte solution for lithium-ion batteries run by Formosa Mitsui Advanced Chemicals Co., Ltd. ("FMAC"), a joint venture of Mitsui Chemicals and Formosa Plastics Corporation (Taiwan; Chairman & President: Jason Lin; "Formosa Plastics"), in November 2017. The capacity had previously been expanded in December 2016. ...more

Cyara Honoured With Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award
December 7th 2017 - 18:05 GMT
Cyara, provider of the leading customer experience (CX) assurance platform, today announced that it has been selected as a Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award recipient. The Frost & Sullivan Excellence Awards recognise companies around the globe that have risen above the competition and demonstrate outstanding performance. ...more

ModusLink Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018
December 7th 2017 - 14:35 GMT
ModusLink Global Solutions™, Inc. (the "Company" or "ModusLink") (NASDAQ: MLNK), announced today its financial results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2018 ended October 31, 2017. For a full discussion of the results, please see the Company's Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through www.moduslink.com. Additionally, ModusLink will soon be publishing its first quarter of fiscal year 2018 Investor Presentation, which will be posted in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website and also filed as an exhibit on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ...more

Enterprise Routers, Wireless Telecom Services, and VoIP Services – New Procurement Research Reports Now Available From SpendEdge
December 7th 2017 - 13:35 GMT
SpendEdge, a global procurement intelligence advisory firm, has launched three procurement research reports on the telecom and networking category. To help clients understand the current supply landscape of the telecom and networking sector, analysts have covered reports such as 'Enterprise Routers Procurement Research Report', 'Wireless Telecom Services Procurement Research Report', and 'VoIP Services Procurement Research Report'. ...more

Vology Adds David Wirta As Chief Revenue Officer
December 7th 2017 - 12:05 GMT
Vology, a leading Managed IT Services Provider, announced today the appointment of David Wirta as the company's first-ever Chief Revenue Officer. ...more

IDC Forecasts Worldwide Spending on the Internet of Things to Reach $772 Billion in 2018
December 7th 2017 - 10:55 GMT
Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to reach $772.5 billion in 2018, an increase of 14.6% over the $674 billion that will be spent in 2017. A new update to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide forecasts worldwide IoT spending to sustain a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.4% through the 2017-2021 forecast period surpassing the $1 trillion mark in 2020 and reaching $1.1 trillion in 2021. ...more

NEC’s Richard Ventura Selected to SCN’s Hall of Fame
December 7th 2017 - 10:30 GMT
NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc., a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, is pleased to announce that Richard Ventura, Vice President of Strategy, NEC Display Solutions of America, has been selected as a 2018 inductee to System Contract News' Hall of Fame. This prestigious honor is bestowed on audiovisual business leaders who have contributed significantly to the AV community via innovation, thought leadership, and volunteerism. ...more

IGEL Extends Skype for Business Support to VMware Horizon Virtual Desktops
December 7th 2017 - 10:15 GMT
IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that it has optimized the IGEL OS, adding support for Skype® for Business to IGEL OS-powered devices leveraging IGEL OS 10.03.210 and IGEL OS 5.12.100, and configured with VMware Horizon Client 4.6. ...more

Sales Development Leaders, Managers and Reps Learn the A-Z Guide to Being Successful in Sales Development
December 7th 2017 - 09:55 GMT
Thousands of the world's smartest minds in sales development will come together virtually next week to learn what's new, what's hot and what's actually working today for sales development representatives (SDRs). ...more

Sierra Wireless, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Numerex Corp.
December 7th 2017 - 09:30 GMT
Sierra Wireless, Inc. ("Sierra Wireless") (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), the leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today completed the previously announced acquisition of Numerex Corp. ("Numerex") (NASDAQ: NMRX) (the "Merger"). ...more

CommScope Resolves Patent Dispute with Advanced Lightning Technology
December 7th 2017 - 09:10 GMT
CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has resolved a dispute with Advanced Lightning Technology, Ltd. relating to CommScope's stackable hanger patents that are utilized in CommScope's SnapStak® cable hangers. ...more

TigerText Announces Patient Safety Committee, Partners with Geisinger and The George Washington University Hospital
December 7th 2017 - 08:40 GMT
DANVILLE, Pa. &TigerText, the healthcare industry's most widely adopted clinical communication and collaboration solution, today announced the first of its kind, multi-organizational Patient Safety Committee for hospitals and health systems utilizing clinical communication and collaboration technologies. The committee, comprised of executives from Geisinger, George Washington University Hospital and TigerText, will work in partnership to identify new best practices using communication tools as well as develop protocols for notifications, alerts, and beta testing to ultimately create a safer environment for the patient. ...more

TEKsystems Launches Comprehensive Certifications Page for IT Professionals
December 7th 2017 - 08:25 GMT
TEKsystems®, a leading provider of IT staffing solutions and IT services, today announced that it has created a centralized repository of resources and data for those seeking information on IT certifications that have significant impact on both IT employees and organizations interested in specialized skill sets. ...more

Connectria Selects Epsilon to Deliver On-Demand Cloud Connectivity
December 7th 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, today announces that Connectria, a global cloud service provider, will deliver on-demand cloud connectivity to its customers through Epsilon's Infiny platform. Connectria provides award-winning cloud computing, managed hosting and custom hosting solutions for customers in over 35 countries worldwide and is connecting to Epsilon's global network fabric at its U.S.-based data center facilities. Connectria's customers now have on-demand access to a rich suite of connectivity solutions via Epsilon's Infiny platform, as well as an increasingly valuable set of new bolt-on network enablement services that can be leveraged as they look to expand and grow their cloud programs. ...more

Sentient Energy Ramps Up Volume Production of Its ZM1™ Distribution Line Monitors to Meet Strong Demand
December 7th 2017 - 07:40 GMT
Sentient Energy, Inc., a leading provider of advanced grid monitoring and analytics for electric utilities, has announced that it is experiencing strong demand for its new ZM1™ distribution line sensors. The Sentient ZM1 is the world's first advanced line monitor that can be deployed on distribution lines where no or very-low amperage is available to power monitoring devices, including laterals, feeder tie points and rural distribution circuits. ...more

White Paper Released on Beamforming Technologies Designed to Enhance 4G and 5G Network Capacities
December 7th 2017 - 07:25 GMT
A white paper contrasting the differences between the two leading beamforming technologies designed to meet growing capacity requirements for 4G and 5G networks was released today by Pivotal Commware. ...more

Navis Recognized As TOS Technology Company of the Year; XVELA Receives Best Digital Innovation of the Year Award
December 7th 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world's leading organizations across the shipping supply chain, and XVELA, creators of the world's first cloud collaboration platform for ocean carriers and terminal operators, both took home awards at the recent Transport Arabia Excellence Awards held in Dubai. Chuck Schneider, VP and GM of the Americas for Navis, accepted the TOS Technology Company of the Year award for Navis, and Craig Halford, Global Sales Director at XVELA accepted the Best Digital Innovation of the Year award at the awards gala on December 4, 2017. ...more

MobiTV Selected by National Cable Television Cooperative As a Partner for App-Based Pay TV Video Solutions Delivery
December 7th 2017 - 06:30 GMT
MobiTV, an industry innovator in IP-based video delivery solutions, and National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) announce a new agreement between both companies which could enable more than 800 Pay TV providers within NCTC's membership to remain competitive through a new sophisticated and forward thinking approach for transitioning their offerings to IP/app-based solutions. With eight new deals already signed with Pay TV operators across the U.S., including DirectLink, Citizens Fiber, USA Communication, Hickory Telephone, and more in process, MobiTV's proven software solution provides operators an innovative option for managed service and in-network offerings. ...more