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Verizon acquires Skyward to simplify drone operations

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Verizon purchased Skyward to bring drone operations management to the Verizon IoT portfolio.

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Verizon acquires Skyward
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February

Verizon acquires Straight Path spectrum

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Straight Path holds millimeter wave spectrum configured for 5G services, including 39 GHz licenses that serve the entire country and 28 GHz assets in major markets.

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May

Verizon acquires Software Defined Perimeter assets from Vidder

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Verizon acquire Software Defined Perimeter assets from Vidder to enhance enterprise virtualized secure networking services,

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Verizon acquires Software Defined Perimeter assets
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November

Verizon acquires Niddel Corp

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Verizon acquires Niddel to add security detection and response capabilities for business customers.

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Verizon acquires Niddel Corp
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January

Verizon acquires ProtectWise Inc

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Verizon closed its acquisition of ProtectWise, Inc., which provides cloud-delivered Network Detection and Response.

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Verizon acquires ProtectWise Inc
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March

Verizon acquires Telogis

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Telogis logo
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To enhance its connected vehicle business, Verizon announces that it is acquiring Telogis, a leader in fleet and mobile resource management solutions that supports some of the world’s largest mobile workforces.

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Verizon acquires Telogis
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June

Oath is created from Yahoo’s assets

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Verizon combines Yahoo’s internet assets with its AOL business to create Oath, a diverse house of more than 50 media and technology brands. Oath’s portfolio includes HuffPost, Yahoo Sports, AOL.com and more.

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Oath is created from Yahoo’s assets
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June

Verizon acquires Sensity Systems

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Sensity Acquisition
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Verizon announces an agreement to purchase Sensity Systems Inc. to help drive the digital transformation of cities. It's another step in the development of ThingSpace, Verizon's Internet of Things platform.

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Verizon acquires Sensity Systems
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September

Verizon acquires XO’s fiber-optic network

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XO Communications
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Verizon’s ownership of XO Communications' fiber-based IP (internet protocol) and ethernet networks helps better serve enterprise and wholesale customers.

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Verizon acquires XO’s fiber-optic network
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February

Verizon acquires Volicon

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Volicon acquisition
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Verizon Digital Media Services acquires Volicon, a leading provider of video capture, archival, compliance monitoring and clip creation workflow for broadcasters.

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Verizon acquires Volicon
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March