Verizon Reports Increase in Earnings, Asks for More Time to Sell Alltel Assets by Jamie Walden Posted 4/27/2009 10:50 am Updated 5 years ago Verizon Communications has posted better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue, despite the economy. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.