TITLE

Verizon Wireless Taps Microsoft for Search

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Red Herring;1/7/2009, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that computer technology company Microsoft has secured a deal with wireless telecommunication provider Verizon Wireless. The deal reportedly is worth more than a half billion over five years. Once Verizon Wireless completes its $5.9 billion acquisition of Alltel in January 2009, it will surpass AT&T and become the number one U.S. carrier. Ivan Seidenberg, chief executive of Verizon, the majority owner of Verizon Wireless, comments on the status of the company.
ACCESSION #
36602858

 

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