Verizon folds BlueJeans, its $400m+ videoconferencing acquisition

Can't compete with Teams and Zoom

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Verizon folds BlueJeans, its $400m+ videoconferencing acquisition

Service provider heavyweight Verizon will be “sunsetting” BlueJeans, the videoconferencing service that it had for three years, citing “the changing market landscape” as its reason.

In May 2020, Verizon acquired BlueJeans, a cloud-based, business-focused videoconferencing service that first launched in 2011. The purchase came at a time when millions of employees all over the g...

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