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Verizon announces $130 billion acquisition of Vodafone’s stake in wireless unit

By Joe Arney Verizon Communications Inc., in New York, announced Sept. 2 it will acquire Vodafone Group PLC’s U.S. group in a $130 billion transaction. Click Here

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Verizon Customers Benefit from New Wireless Technology

Wednesday, 10 April 2013 11:46 Community Update Editor Superstorm Sandy has forever changed the way Verizon builds its network. Jim Gerace, the regional vice president of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, recently told the New Jersey Alliance for Action that the storm caused $1 billion in damage to the Verizon network, including 7,000 downed […]

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Verizon invested $627M in N.J. infrastructure in 2012

By Joe Arney February 26. 2013 8:35AM Verizon Communications Inc. announced Monday it invested more than $627 million in its New Jersey wireline networks and information technology infrastructure during 2012. Continue Reading

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Verizon and DLA Piper Honored With 2011 Pro Bono Partner Award From Pro Bono Institute

Leading National Pro Bono Organization Bestows Top Collaboration Recognition for Verizon and DLA Piper’s Pro Bono Work BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – November 4, 2011 – Verizon and DLA Piper have been honored with the 2011 Pro Bono Partner Award from Corporate Pro Bono, a joint venture of the Pro Bono Institute and the Association of […]

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Magazine names 8 of N.J.’s best working moms to listing

Working Mother magazine has named eight Garden State women to its “Working Mothers of the Year” list, comprised of 66 moms from around the country and several companies with strong New Jersey ties to its 100 Best Companies list. The winners will be honored tonight in Manhattan. Read more of this entry

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Verizon Heeds Call of the Wild

The company partnered with the Audubon Society and U.S. Fish and Wildlife on a habitat restoration project. Read more of this entry

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The Smart Home Is Here, Making Life Easier for Consumers — Thanks to New Verizon Service

Verizon Home Monitoring and Control Service Enables Customers to Remotely Check on Their Homes, Control Locks, Lights, Thermostats, Appliances and Energy Use. Read more of this entry

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Verizon’s Next Generation of Interactive FiOS TV Comes to Philadelphia, Delaware and New Jersey

PHILADELPHIA – September 29, 2011 – Verizon continues to transform the way people interact with and enjoy TV viewing by bringing the next generation of its FiOS TV Interactive Media Guide to subscribers in the company’s greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware service areas. More than 2.9 million households in the tri-state area can now […]

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Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Urges Educators to Enliven Civics Education so Students Can Understand How Government Works

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – September 27, 2011 – Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is urging educators across the country to enliven civics education and engage students in the democratic process. “You have to study [civics] and be taught how our system of government works,” Justice O’Connor said in an exclusive interview, which […]

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Verizon FiOS1, Star-Ledger/NJ.com Sign Deal for Exclusive Rights to All New Jersey State High School Sports Through 2015

NEWARK, N.J. – September 23, 2011 – Verizon FiOS TV customers who are fans of high schools sports will now have access to exclusive high school sports content, thanks to an agreement between Verizon’s FiOS1 and Star-Ledger/NJ.com. The agreement makes FiOS1 the exclusive broadcast partner of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Read more […]

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