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Verizon shares begin trading on Wall Street

Monday 3 July 2000

The merger of Bell Atlantic (BEL) and GTE (GTE) became
official in the eyes of Wall Street as the combined company,
Verizon Communications (VZ), began trading on the New York
Stock Exchange. It ended its first day at 55, up 4 3/8,
with 3.3 million shares being traded.

Charles Lee, former chairman and CEO of GTE, and Ivan
Seidenberg, former chairman and CEO of Bell Atlantic, were
on hand at the Big Board Monday to ring the opening bell as
trading in Verizon shares began.

The new company has more than 260,000 employees and is
effectively the largest U.S. wireless company, at three
times the size of its nearest rival, AT&T Wireless (AWE).
It is also the world’s largest provider of print and online
directory information.

Vodafone (VOD) holds about a 45% interest in Verizon
Wireless, a subsidiary of Verizon Communications.
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1438Really, then U must be privileged....Ms. Baby Boomer-5 hours ago
1437No, that is what Verizon would like people to think, but there are those of us oengineer-5 hours ago
1436FYI: There's no more unlimited data plan for Verizon... IT's now measMs. Baby Boomer-5 hours ago
1435filed FCC action for Verizon on blocking for my iphone6 with unlimited data planengineer-5 hours ago
1434<B>Verizon Deploys 200G Technology on Section of Its Ultra-Long-Haul NetwMs. Baby Boomer-6 hours ago
1433Apparently, looks like yours truly bought the last bottle in stock... LOL!!! Ms. Baby Boomer-6 hours ago
1432Came down with stomach flu bug... Ain't going to The Wine Store today... HMs. Baby Boomer-December 11
1431The Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich on the Planet... Visit the Volcano House RestMs. Baby Boomer-December 10
1430Apparently, if U and I met personally... Would be through the little black XmasMs. Baby Boomer-December 10
1429Update... One less bottle of our favorite Sonoma Cuvee, Russian River Valley,Ms. Baby Boomer-December 10
1428<B> Morgan Stanley: Wireless Wars Reinforce Cautious View... Lowers PriMs. Baby Boomer-December 10
1427Think cotton flannel pajamas... LOL!!!!Ms. Baby Boomer-December 10
1426OMG... Memories of Christmas parties past... There's only 3 bottles of theMs. Baby Boomer-December 9
1425BTW... Any signficant VeriZon Communications News Today???? :) MMs. Baby Boomer-December 8
1424That's how Moi got her nickname = Legs... Guess U approve of the patent leMs. Baby Boomer-December 8
1423Good Morning Ivan... BTW, where's Ur wife??? Take IT U have the new iPhoneMs. Baby Boomer-December 8
1422I don't need help picking out 7 pairs of Victoria Secret underwear....Ms. Baby Boomer-December 7
1421Let's see if Moi remembers this correctly... Veritas + Horizon = <i>&Ms. Baby Boomer-December 6
1420At least IT's not Hanukkah yet... Proof of Citizenship??? Not exactly happMs. Baby Boomer-December 6
1419<b>Apple vs. Samsung in ’15...</b> online.barrons.com VZ missed Ms. Baby Boomer-December 2
1418went to the Verizon store Friday night and they were sold out of all Iphone6 modengineer1September 21
1417no, not a vodaphone thing at all. It was a complete blocking of the auto registrengineer-September 17
1416Sounds like an International issue, possibly Vodaphone dropping the ball imho...Ms. Baby Boomer-September 17
1415I have to admit that Verizon service is going down fast. It's underlying basengineer2September 15
1414Yesterday at an investor conference, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam revealed his compJakeStraw-September 12
1413Verizon Said to Revamp Free IPhone Deal After Apple’s Complaint... bloomberg.cMs. Baby Boomer-September 11
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