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Verizon Wireless Receives 6-Month Federal Protective Service Contract Extension

Verizon Wireless (NYSE: Z) has received a six-month, $787, 000 extension on its contract with the Federal Protective Service to continue providing the agency with mobile devices and services, GSN reported Tuesday. Jacob Goodwin writes the extension period covers three base months and a three-month option period to continue the contract …

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Verizon Board Declares 53-Cent Dividend, 7th Straight Annual Increase

Verizon‘s (NYSE: Z) board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 53 cents per share on the company’s common stock,  1.5 cents higher than the previous quarter. This represents the seventh consecutive year that the board has approved a quarterly dividend increase and the new dividend is 6 cents higher …

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AT&T, Verizon, A&T Systems Win $200M VA Mobile Device IDIQ

AT&T Mobility (NYSE: T), Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) and telecommunications infrastructure firm A&T Systems have won positions on a potential $200 million contract to provide mobile devices and services to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA also plans to acquire voice, text and data services through the five-year National …

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Verizon Wireless to Distribute $8.5B to Owners

Verizon Wireless, a joint venture of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone Group (NASDAQ: VOD), will distribute a total of $8.5 billion to its owners by Dec. 31, its second payout in 12 months, Thomas Gryta reports for The Wall Street Journal. Stifel Nicolaus analyst Christopher King said Verizon Communications will use …

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Smartronix $2.5B GSA Cloud Email Team Includes Terremark, Verizon; Susie Adams Comments

Smartronix‘s team to provide government agencies cloud computing-based email services under a $2.5 billion General Services Administration blanket purchase agreement includes Terremark and Verizon. Smartronix said in a release the team also includes two other companies certified to provide agencies with Microsoft products, as Microsoft technology will be a central …

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Verizon, AT&T to Provide DISA iPads for Mobility Test

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded contracts to Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T (NYSE: T) for Apple and Samsung mobile devices, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller reports DISA made the purchase with aims at expanding its program to acquire commercial mobile devices. According to Nextgov, the agency acquired …

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Verizon Wins $40M DISA Telecommunications IDIQ

Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) business services unit has won a $40, 787, 599 contract to provide telecommunications services for a Defense Department research and engineering computer network. The Pentagon said work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will support the department’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program Office. Work under the base period will …

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Verizon Joins General Dynamics-Led Army Private Cloud Contract Team

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has joined a General Dynamics-led (NYSE: GD) team that won a position on a $249.8 million U.S. Army contract to provide cloud computing initiatives. The New York City-based telecommunications firm said it will help the Army consolidate its data centers under the Area Processing Centers Army Private …

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Verizon Wins $186M to Manage Postal Service’s Private IP Network

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has won a six-year, $186 million agreement to continue designing, installing and managing a private Internet protocol communications network for the U.S. Postal Service, Verizon announced Tuesday. Verizon said it will design and manage the private, converged IP network in order to support mail system functions. Susan Zeleniak, group president …

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Verizon Acquires Cloud Computing Firm, to Combine with Terremark

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) has acquired enterprise cloud computing firm CloudSwitch for an undisclosed amount. Verizon plans to combine Mass.-based CloudSwitch with its Terremark IT services subsidiary to enhance its hybrid cloud and cloud-to-cloud capabilities. CloudSwitch’s software eliminates barriers to enterprise cloud adoption by securely moving applications and workloads from data centers …

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