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Verizon and Vodafone at a glance

Sunday - 9/1/2013, 1:00pm  ET

NEW YORK (AP) -- Britain's Vodafone PLC confirmed Thursday that it is talking to Verizon Communications Inc. about selling its stake in Verizon Wireless.

Here's a look at how the companies compare, according to financial reports:

--VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS

HEADQUARTERS: New York

CEO: Lowell McAdam

BUSINESSES: Cellphone carrier, Internet, cable TV

2012 ANNUAL REVENUE (including share of Verizon Wireless): $115.8 billion

EMPLOYEES: 180,900

STAKE IN VERIZON WIRELESS: 55 percent

--VERIZON WIRELESS

HEADQUARTERS: Basking Ridge, N.J.

CEO: Daniel Mead

WIRELESS CUSTOMERS: 100 million

2012 ANNUAL REVENUE: $75.9 billion

EMPLOYEES: 73,400

--VODAFONE

HEADQUARTERS: Newbury, England

CEO: Vittorio Colao

BUSINESSES: Cellphone carrier, Internet, cable TV

WIRELESS CUSTOMERS: 400 million

2012 ANNUAL REVENUE (including share of Verizon Wireless): 44.4 billion pounds ($68.8 billion)

EMPLOYEES: 91,000

STAKE IN VERIZON WIRELESS: 45 percent


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