Shareholder Vote

Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins $30.6 Billion of Shareholder Vote

A shareholder proposal calling on Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) to report on business risks arising from the company’s opposition to open Internet and network neutrality principles has gained important new support from investors, winning 26.4% of the vote at Verizon’s annual meeting on May 1.

Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Votes

About one-quarter of all Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shareholder votes were cast in favor of a proposal that asks the company to report on business risks from Verizon’s controversial FCC lawsuit and other actions to oppose open Internet and network neutrality principles.

Shareholder Vote on Network Neutrality Surpasses Critical Threshold at AT&T Meeting

A shareholder proposal calling upon AT&T Inc. (NYSE – T) to publicly commit to network neutrality principles on its wireless networks attracted important support in initial voting results released today at the company’s annual meeting in Salt Lake City.