Mergers & Acquisitions

Verizon acquires Telogis

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Telogis logo
Description(character count max 250) 

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
Month 
June

Oath is created from Yahoo’s assets

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Oath logo
Description(character count max 250) 

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
Month 
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
Month 
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
Month 
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
Month 
March

Verizon & Hearst jointly acquire Complex

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Complex Media acquisition
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Complex develops premium video content for distribution across Verizon digital platforms, including go90, AOL.com and more.

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Verizon & Hearst jointly acquire Complex
Month 
April

Verizon acquires Yahoo’s operating business

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Acquisition Yahoo
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Verizon announces that it will acquire Yahoo's core internet business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash.

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Verizon acquires Yahoo’s operating business
Month 
July

Verizon acquires Fleetmatics

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Fleetmatics Acquisition
Description(character count max 250) 
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Headline(character count max 50) 
Verizon acquires Fleetmatics
Month 
November

Verizon acquires AOL

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AOL acquisition
Description(character count max 250) 

Verizon buys AOL, a leader in digital content and advertising. The $4.4 billion deal furthers Verizon’s LTE wireless video and over-the-top (OTT) video strategy.

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Headline(character count max 50) 
Verizon acquires AOL
Month 
June

Verizon acquires MCI

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MCI Acquisition
Description(character count max 250) 

The MCI acquisition provides Verizon with an international long-distance network and several large corporate customers. A new corporate division, Verizon Business, is created to serve medium and large businesses and government customers.

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Headline(character count max 50) 
Verizon acquires MCI
Month 
January