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Topic: Verizon Wireless

Real-Time Bidding's Biggest Buyers

AT&T leads the programmatic pack

EMarketer expects spending on real-time bidding to nearly double this year. In fact, the share of brands that buy their display ads via a programmatic pipeline of ad tech firms…

T-Mobile Taps Industry Vet as New CMO

Michael Sievert brings two decades of brand marketing to wireless firm

T-Mobile named Michael Sievert chief marketing officer over the weekend, filling a position that's been open since Cole Brodman retired from the telecom in May. Sievert was was most recently the CEO…

Apple Unscathed by Map Flap

September's biggest brand improvers

Apple's highly publicized maps blunder didn't seem to hurt its image with consumers too much. The company was one of the most-improved brands last month, as measured by YouGov’s BrandIndex, its…

AKQA Opens Two New U.S. Offices

Additions bring WPP agency's U.S. shops to total of five

Newly-minted WPP agency AKQA has opened two new offices in the U.S. to support current accounts in those markets, the agency announced Monday. AKQA has staffs of about a dozen each…

FCC Conditionally Approves Verizon Deals for Wireless Spectrum

Telecom will move quickly to close transactions

The Federal Communications Commission Thursday conditionally approved Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion purchase of spectrum from Cox and SpectrumCo companies Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. It also approved…

DOJ Conditionally Approves Verizon Wireless Deal With Big Cable

Company and its partners can offer quad play for 5 years

Verizon Wireless and four of the nation's largest cable companies can co-market a "quad play" of wireless, wired, TV and cell phone services, according to the Department of Justice—but only…

Union Steps Up Campaign to Oppose Verizon Deal With Big Cable

Ads running in four cities

Worried that regulators are heading toward approving the deal between Verizon Wireless and the nation's top cable companies, the Communications Workers of America Friday stepped up its opposition. The new ad campaign, running…

Law Enforcement Mobile Phone Requests Raise Privacy Concerns in Washington

1.3 million made last year

Is tracking consumers across the Internet more or less frightening than law enforcement's habit of requesting personal data from mobile phone carriers? An eye-popping 1.3 million requests were made for…

Did Verizon Wireless Silence Competitor With Spectrum Deal?

T-Mobile swap could pave way for regulatory approval of cable deals

Verizon Wireless gave regulators something else to consider as they review the company's controversial $3.6 billion deals to acquire wireless spectrum and carve out marketing deals with the nation's largest…

Antitrust Senator Raises Concerns Over Verizon Cable Deals

Stops short of recommending regulators block them

Critics of Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion spectrum purchase and marketing and joint venture deals with the nation's largest cable companies may have just won a powerful ally in their fight…

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