Profiting From the Ultimate Mobile Application

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Verizon recently announced it wants to buy Hughes Telematics. Given recent trends, David thinks this is a great acquisition. Hughes Telematics provides connectivity to the car. Although that may seem strange, Ford CEO Alan Mulally looks at today's cars as "the ultimate mobile application." And this concept is not new. General Motors has been offering OnStar for years. Even in the car, people want to remain connected. That's why Pandora has been making big inroads into vehicles. Ultimately, David thinks this gives Verizon another edge over AT&T; it's another avenue of growth the company can develop. And right now, Verizon has an attractive 4.6% yield as well.

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