A couple of weeks ago, AT&T grabbed a bunch of headlines when it re-introduced an unlimited data plan that has limited availability. Today, following Verizon’s quarterly earnings call, the company’s CFO Fran “ShamWow” Shammo was asked by CNET if they planned to bring back their own unlimited data offering. Show More Summary
Verizon has made it clear that its customers shouldn’t keep their fingers crossed for unlimited data to return. The company’s CFO Fran Shammo confirmed in an interview following its fourth-quarter earnings report that for now Verizon has no plans of launching any unlimited data offering for its customers. Show More Summary
Not even a year after Verizon CFO Fran Shammo declared that the company is a “leader, not a follower,” Verizon is making it very clear that it lives in a Bizzaro world where “leader” means “do things that other companies did first.” This time, Big V is demonstrating its “leadership” by following in the footsteps of other companies that have …
Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo says the company might be interested in acquiring Yahoo’s core internet business. That business includes Yahoo’s mail, news, and sports sites, along with its advertising technology. “If we see there...Show More Summary
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Verizon Communications Inc. would explore a possible acquisition of Yahoo! Inc. if a deal made sense, Verizon Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said. Shammo, speaking at an investor... To view the full story, click the title link.
For mobile Millennials, there's something more important than sleak phone designs or cool hardware like high definition cameras and unbreakable displays. Verizon CFO Fran Shammo, Millennials discussed this on the company's quarterlyShow More Summary
Verizon is working on a new mobile and online video service which it claims will be unlike any other service that’s available right now, the company’s CFO Fran Shammo says that they’re still busy with figuring out the business model and pricing. Show More Summary
Verizon does not plan to purchase Dish Networks, according to CFO Fran Shammo. When asked by the Wall Street Journal, Shammo responded, "My answer is going to be one word: No." AT&T is near to closing its acquisition of Dish competitor DirecTV. Show More Summary
Verizon Communications has no desire to sell the Huffington Post or buy Dish Network, Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said at a Wall Street Journal conference Monday.
Verizon Wireless will not follow AT&T and T-Mobile's data rollover programs with one of its own. "We're a leader, not a follower," said Verizon CFO Fran Shammo. AT&T and T-Mobile allow customers to roll unused data over to the next month. Show More Summary
Apparently net neutrality will have an impact on Verizon's future investments--much as it will for other telcos--Verizon CFO Fran Shammo has clarified.
If you’ve been holding out for FiOS as an alternative to your current Internet provider, it might be time to start working on a new strategy. DSLReports has shared a quote from Verizon CFO Fran Shammo that appears to suggest that the dream of widespread FiOS expansion is dead. Show More Summary
In what must be music to T-Mobile CEO John Legere’s ears, Verizon has once again told us that it won’t be lowering our wireless bills just to better compete with T-Mobile. FierceWireless reports that Verizon CFO Fran Shammo said during...Show More Summary
If you were hoping for some radical changes to Verizon’s business model in the near future, you’re probably out of luck. In the same conference call that we covered yesterday, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo not only explained how his company...Show More Summary
Verizon Communications has made it clear that it won't bring FiOS to any new markets, but CFO Fran Shammo told investors it would consider expansions once the current buildouts have given it the best return on its investment.
Verizon sees continual momentum for expanding its enterprise services outside of the United States, but according to Fran Shammo, EVP and CFO, the telco can do it without having to purchase other service providers.
Verizon would consider selling its unused 700MHz A Block spectrum at the right price, according to Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo. "The A spectrum is out there, and if someone walks up to me with an offer, we will entertain it," said Shammo in response to inquiries. Show More Summary
Verizon CFO Fran Shammo admitted that the carrier’s network quality has been compromised in some areas due to 4G LTE traffic, but a fix is on the way by the end of the year.
Customers getting dropped from LTE to 3G because of 'capacity constraints' Speaking at an investor conference, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo admitted that his carrier's network isn't offering a high enough quality of service in big cities....Show More Summary