OATH INC. (also officially dubbed VERIZON DIGITAL NETWORK) is an
American company that is a subsidiary of
Verizon Communications '
Media and Telematics division, that will serve as the parent company
of its content sub-divisions
Oath announced its acquisition of
AOL in May 2015, and announced its
deal to purchase Yahoo!'s operating business in July 2016. The
remainder of Yahoo became Altaba, Inc on June 16, following the
departure of Yahoo CEO,
Marissa Mayer .
AOL and Yahoo will maintain
their respective brands following the completion of the transaction.
The Oath name is meant to convey the parent company's commitment to
the media business.
* 1 Headquarters
* 2 Digital brands
* 3 References
* 4 External links
AOL headquarters and the former
Yahoo! headquarters are Oath
headquarters, effective after the acquisition of Yahoo. Currently, the
two headquarters are located in
New York City
New York City and Sunnyvale,
California in the United States. They also have offices in Australia,
Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong,
India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New
Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan,
Thailand and elsewhere in the United States.
Some of the Digital brands under Oath include:
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