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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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1615O/T... Apparently, A.G. Sessions has now hired outside counsel... Perhaps, U sMs. Baby Boomer-last Tuesday
1614In Re: Yahoo Account Key... Until death do us part???? MMs. Baby Boomer-last Tuesday
1613<b>Verizon to incur $500 million in pre- tax costs from Yahoo deal...</Ms. Baby Boomer-June 15
1612Extra butter thx.... MMs. Baby Boomer-June 15
1611The age of turbulence is coming. Popcorn is ready.Intelim1June 10
1610<b>Verizon Plans to Cut About 2,100 Jobs in Merger of Yahoo With AOL....&lMs. Baby Boomer-June 8
1609 Yahoo investors vote on sale to Verizon seekingalpha.comKrigannie-June 8
1608BTIG cuts Verizon estimates through 2018 “We cut our end of 2018 postpaid subscIntelim1May 30
1607Back on topic Verizon <g>... So, when will Oath be official and Yahoo no Ms. Baby Boomer-May 28
1606O/T... Wildwood??? Unreal, the Atlantic Ocean now looks grey... Moi was thereMs. Baby Boomer-May 26
1605PS: Late 1960's... Time flies when U R having fun <g>.... MMs. Baby Boomer-May 25
1604Oh my, well what can ya say... Moi remembered what Summers... Sure the Puters Ms. Baby Boomer-May 24
1603Bullish crossover in MACD and Stochastic oscillator. [graphic]hollyhunter-May 21
1602Hmmm, there's some issues here with Memorial Day Weekend being next week... Ms. Baby Boomer-May 20
1601Is this a test??? PGA AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament... Formerly known Ms. Baby Boomer-May 18
1600VZ is on sale. Buy it at this 52 week low and watch the dividends and price actimore100-May 16
1599to get a flavor of what VZ has in mind for this, review some of the ancient BBFWSteveG-May 12
1598Reuters on : Verizon to buy 5G network spectrum holder Straight Path ...........Jon Koplik1May 11
1597Awesome! I can already imagine how expensive it will be.Intelim-May 5
1596<b>The 13 Cities Getting 5G...</b> <i>We can expect to beginMs. Baby Boomer1May 1
1595Agreed but they are probably not the only ones who are ready to get into 5G.Intelim-April 30
1594BTW, no way Moi was gonna ask those guys if that was a Verizon 5G wireless towerMs. Baby Boomer-April 28
1593So, HUGE crane putting up new wireless tower... This ain't exactly AT&TMs. Baby Boomer-April 27
1592Verizon was behind the curve offering an unlimited plan... 4G network has been Ms. Baby Boomer-April 26
1591Interesting but hardly surprising.Intelim-April 24
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