Verizon - Verizon: Rules for Railroads Don't Track With the Policy Needs of 21st Century Telecom Technologies
2013 MAY 29 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering -- -Verizon's new head of public policy outlined the framework policymakers in Washington should consider in modernizing the nation's outdated telecom rules and regulations. Verizon believes that obsolete and unnecessary rules - some of which date back to the late 1800s, and were written for the railroads and to create the Interstate Commerce Commission - work against innovation and investment in the Internet ecosystem ...read more
Verizon - Verizon to Market Part of Its Historic Building at 140 West Street in Lower Manhattan and Create Mega Call Center in Downtown Brooklyn
2013 MAY 22 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Telecommunications Weekly -- In a move to consolidate its operations and contribute to the flourishing lower Manhattan and Brooklyn economies, Verizon plans to market about half of its building at 140 West Street for either lease or sale to outside parties, while significantly boosting its employee presence in downtown Brooklyn.
This week, the company is inviting several real estate investors to assess the value of the West Street building's space and submit plans for possible use. As the city moves forward with major enhancements to the World Trade Center complex, it is anticipated that possible uses could include residential and hotel space ...read more
Verizon - 'Automotive News' Honors Verizon's Hughes Telematics, Mercedes-Benz USA for Innovation
2013 MAY 8 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Telecommunications Weekly -- Hughes Telematics Inc., a Verizon company, has been recognized by Automotive News with two prestigious PACE awards for the company's collaboration with Mercedes-Benz USA to develop and implement remote software-update technology.
The 19(th) annual PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence) awards were announced April 15 at a ceremony in Detroit. The prestigious awards given to Hughes Telematics - which was acquired by Verizon last year - recognize automotive suppliers for superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance ...read more
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