Articles tagged with: Fitch Ratings and Verizon Communications

Fitch: Verizon's Pension Strategy a Long-Term Positive

Fitch Ratings believes Verizon Communications's plans to transfer the existing pension obligations of its management retirees to Prudential Insurance through the purchase of a group annuity contract has an incremental positive impact on the company's credit profile.  more

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Fitch Affirms Verizon's Ratings and Says the Outlook is Stable

Fitch said that VZ's ratings reflect the significant scale and scope of the company's domestic wireline and wireless businesses; the high proportion of revenues from wireless and wireline growth areas; and the ability to manage leverage more

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Fitch Ratings Confirms Verizon Communications with Stable Outlook

Fitch Ratings has maintained its stable outlook for Verizon Communications debts, although it is also maintaining its Rating Watch Negative on the subsidiaries that the company is currently in the process of selling to Frontier Communications.  more

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European Incumbent Telecom Operators at Risk From Cable Broadband Upgrades

Fitch Ratings says in a report published today, that a number of European incumbent landline telecom operators risk increasing disadvantage given a failure to respond sufficiently to the risk posed by the cable operators' broadband investments and their own resistance to spending on fibre. more

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Modest Credit Effects for U.S. Wireless Operators Following 700 MHz Auction

Fitch Ratings says that it expects the recent 700 MHz auction will have only modest credit implications for wireless operators.  more

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A Qwest Dividend Is Possible, But Other Priorities Remain

Qwest can afford the payment because of its successful restructuring and healthier free cash flow; however, some wonder if the company would be better off keeping the cash for other investments.  more

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