Verizon, Corning agree to $1.05 billion fiber deal


by Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc has agreed to buy optical fiber from Corning Inc for at least $1.05 billion over the next three years as the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier aims to improve its network infrastructure, the companies said on Tuesday.

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Reuters India reports:

Verizon, Corning agree to $1.05 billion fibre deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc has agreed to buy optical fibre from Corning Inc for at least $1.05 billion over the next three years as the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier aims to improve its network infrastructure, the companies said on Tuesday.

CNBC reports:

Verizon agrees to $1.05 billion fiber-optic cable deal to grow its wireless platform

Verizon announced Tuesday it has agreed to a $1.05 billion deal with fiber-optic cable manufacturer Corning.

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