AT&T, Verizon - New Businesses (Press URLs)

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AT&T - New Businesses (2015 - 2016)

After a thorough and wide-reaching search through AT&T databases, especially AT&T news portal, our research identified 30 press releases around new business the company has ventured into between 2015 and 2016. During this time period, AT&T has ventured into new businesses in healthcare, Sharing Economy Education, urbanization industry 4.0 / society 5.0, VR/AR, Cyber Security, and IoT. We have populated the attached spreadsheet with details of our findings. Outlined below is a summary of our findings.

2016

2015

  • AT&T launched its first virtual reality app, DIRECTV.
  • AT&T launched its sharing economy education platform, AT&T Aspire Accelerator.
  • AT&T collaborated with LugTrack to launch its “TUMI Global Locator,” a new wireless tracking device designed to help track the location of their luggage, travel bags, and other traveling items in real time.

RESEARCH STRATEGY

To provide the requested information on press releases that regarding new businesses AT&T ventured into between 2015 and 2016, your research team scoured through AT&T’s news portal. While this source provided articles on the company’s new business ventures in health care, urbanization industry 4.0 / society 5.0, VR/AR, artificial intelligence, IoT, and Cyber Security, no press release was found on AT&T’s new ventures around aging society, block chain, and biotech future of work.

We also consulted reputable media sources like USToday, Business Insider, and PR Newswire for press releases around AT&T new business launch in biotech future of work, aging society, and block chain, a thorough search through these sources yielded no information on this. Since, a thorough search through the sources above yielded no press releases on AT&T’s new business venture in biotech future of work, aging society, and block chain, we, therefore, concluded that AT&T did not venture into new businesses in biotech future of work, aging society, and block chain during this period.
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AT&T - New Businesses (2017 - 2019)

Our research identified 58 official press releases from AT&T around new business the company has ventured into between 2017 and 2019. During this time period AT&T has ventured into new businesses in Internet of Things, health care, urbanization industry 4.0 / society 5.0, VR/AR, Cyber Security, aging society, and block chain. The requested information has been entered into the attached spreadsheet.

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2019

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Verizon - New Businesses (2015 - 2016)

After a thorough and wide-reaching search through Verizon Newsroom, our research identified 68 press releases around new business lines or product offerings the company has ventured into between 2015 and 2016. During this period, Verizon has ventured into new businesses and product offerings related to healthcare, sharing economy education, urbanization industry 4.0 / society 5.0, VR/AR, cybersecurity, connected vehicles, biotech future of work, and IoT. We have populated the attached spreadsheet with details of our findings. Outlined below is a summary of our findings.

NEW BUSINESS LINES OR PRODUCT OFFERINGS IN 2015 (Rows 2-34)

NEW BUSINESS LINES OR PRODUCT OFFERINGS IN 2016 (Rows 35-68)

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Verizon - New Businesses (2017 - 2019)

The information for 15 official press release from Verizon around any new business that the company has ventured into from 2017 to 2019 have been provided on rows 2-16, columns A-D on the "Verizon - 2017 - 2019" tab of the attached spreadsheet. The business lines/products launched by the company from 2017 to 2019 fall under categories such as the Internet of Things, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, blockchain, VR/AR, and Industry 4.0/Society 5.0.

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS

RESEARCH STRATEGY

Over 800 official press releases from Verizon were examined to identify articles that talked about new business lines/products launched by the company from 2017 to 2019. Major categories such as artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, healthcare, and others were also entered into the search bar on Verizon’s news center web page to ensure that every key press release has been provided on the spreadsheet. Please note that some business lines/products fall under multiple categories. “Global” has been provided on the “country” column of the spreadsheet if the article has stated that the business line/product is available for Verizon’s customers worldwide.

Sources
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