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Verizon CEO dismisses acquisition talk

Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg said the company isn't interested in purchasing regional operator Alltel or Qwest. Many have speculated the company might make a bid for these companies in light of the

What's wrong with Sprint Nextel stock?

The excitement among investors over AT&T's acquisition of BellSouth has spilled over to a number of telecom companies, but not Sprint Nextel, puzzling some investors. Sprint Nextel's shares

Rumor Mill: Takeover talk helping Qwest stock

Qwest's stock is buzzing on rumors that Verizon may tender an offer for the company or that it could be a takeover target by someone else. Industry observers have been watching what Verizon will

Verizon makes informal bid for Verizon Wireless

A British newspaper says Verizon Communications has approached Vodafone with an informal offer to buy Vodafone's 45 percent stake in their mobile joint venture, Verizon Wireless, for $40 billion.

Verizon Wireless intros field force application

Verizon Wireless introduced location-based services for the field force management market, announcing Field Force Manager, a Web-based application that allows a host of LBS applications. For

Should Verizon just sit tight?

Some analysts say it's better for Verizon to sit tight rather than try to mimic AT&T's buying spree because it already has all of the ingredients to effectively compete against the new

Verizon lobbies hard for Vodafone's VW stake

After yesterday's mega-merger deal between AT&T and BellSouth, Verizon's response was that it was trying to purchase Vodafone's 45 percent stake in their Verizon Wireless JV. Verizon has been

Cingular launches on-demand video service

Cingular has launched a new on-demand video service called, unimaginatively, Cingular Video. The service provides clips from Fox News, NBC,

SPOTLIGHT: Verizon Wireless inks deal with TiVo

Verizon Wireless has signed a 60-day exclusive deal with TiVo to promote the DVR company's latest subscription service, TiVo Mobile. The new service enables wireless subscribers to control and

AT&T/BellSouth combo to spark host of M&A activity

Wireless services have become an important part, if not the most important part, of the telecom conglomerate's arsenal. AT&T's $67 billion acquisition of BellSouth gives the company full