31 Aug 2021

Verizon and Microsoft team up to offer 5G edge cloud computing for businesses

On Tuesday, Verizon announced that it would be partnering with Microsoft to offer a new edge computing solution for businesses that would be available on-premises. The new service leverages Verizon 5G Edge and Microsoft Azure Stack Edge, enabling businesses to deploy real-time enterprise applications. The technology would also allow companies

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01 Jul 2021

FAA Moves to Further America’s Cellular-Connected Drone Operations

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently collaborated with Verizon-owned software company Skyward to experiment with and advance the use of cellular-connected drones to further technological advancements within the administration. The duo signed a three-year memorandum of agreement to pave a path toward more complex drone use. This usage includes developing

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22 Jun 2021

Verizon Awarded $495 Million Contract for DOD Supercomputing Network Modernization

The Defense Department has awarded Verizon with a contract worth up to $495 million over the next ten years to provide secure high-performance wide area network services to support a supercomputing network that links together 200 science and engineering labs with high-performance computing locations. The award was announced earlier this

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16 Mar 2020

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Verizon Unveil Partnership to Advance 5G

The Energy Department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington State is planning to expand its adoption of 5G through a new partnership with Verizon. Pacific Northwest Laboratory focuses primarily on advanced mobile communications research and development and will be the first lab to experiment with 5G on-site according to a

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28 Feb 2020

FCC Probe Finds Mobile Carriers Didn’t Safeguard Customer Location Data

Earlier this month, the FCC notified cellphone carriers AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and others that they are facing hundreds of millions in fines after the FCC conducted an investigation that found that the companies failed to safeguard information regarding customers’ real-time locations. The FCC informed the carriers of pending notices

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19 Feb 2020

VA Reveals Industry Partners for First 5G-Enabled Hospital

On Tuesday, the Veteran Affairs Department announced the companies they will partner with on their first 5G enabled hospital. The three companies are Verizon, Microsoft, and Medivis. Verizon will supply the agency with the fifth-generation wireless service through a new public-private partnership named Project Convergence while Microsoft and Medivis will

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12 Nov 2019

Verizon: As credit-card regulation compliance drops, cybersecurity risk rises

For the past nine years, Verizon has released a Payment Security Report (PSR). Verizon’s PSR sheds light on the compliance of companies with regulations within the payment card industry and the value of the Performance Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). While credit cards remain the most popular form

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