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Verizon, PBS, APTS to Announce TV Pact Friday

Verizon Communications, the number-two provider of telephone services in the United States, on Friday is expected to formally announce a pact between it and public television programming providers to offer public television via its new subscription video offering, Reuters reports .


Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Access Northeast, Software

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Verizon DVR to Enable Multi-TV Viewing

Verizon Communications, a provider of voice services, is launching a new digital video recorder that will enable its fiber-based television customers to record content on one TV set and then watch it on separate sets throughout their home, The Wall Street Journal reports .


Related Topix: Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Software


Verizon Wireless Announces Midland/Odessa Hiring Effort

Verizon Wireless is adding 60 full-time retail positions in the Midland/Odessa area by the end of 2014.


Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Life, Veteran Affairs

America's Network

Verizon brings 100G to the U.S. metro network

Verizon has begun its latest effort to enhance its U.S. metro network with 100G, bringing what it says is better latency and improved scalability that it has seen in deploying the technology in its long-haul network.


Related Topix: Verizon, IT Services, Telecom


Forbes fumbles Obama record on merger politicization

Did you know that Obama's Justice Department selectively blocks mergers by Republican CEOs? No? Well then, you must not be reading Forbes .


Related Topix: AT&T, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Mitt Romney

Mon Apr 14, 2014


T-Mobile rallies for the end of overage fees

The wireless carrier continues to change common billing practices, and Amazon is said to release a smartphone this fall with eye-tracking and 3D features.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Verizon, IT Services, Telecom

Defensive Plays for a Fear-Driven Market: StockTwits

NEW YORK -- Investors searched for safe-havens Monday morning before the market open.


Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

NSA surveillance report among Pulitzer contenders

A report that revealed the massive U.S. government surveillance effort is among the top finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.


Related Topix: Journalism, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Social Software

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Erie Times News

Broadband Internet coverage continues to improve in Erie region

Peter Held doesn't know how much he and his wife, Patti, pay each month for both DSL and cable modem high-speed Internet service.


Related Topix: Erie, PA, Representative Mike Kelly, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kathleen "Kathy" Dahlkemper, US Politics, Telecom, IT Services

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Post

FCC's Wheeler Said to Plan Limits for Wireless Airwaves Auction

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is proposing to limit the amount of airwaves any single company can purchase at the largest U.S. spectrum auction since 2008, a person briefed on the plan said.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, IT Services, Sprint Nextel, AT&T

Why Verizon (VZ) Stock Is Up In After Hours Trading

The bump follows the company's announcement that it was making the much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5 mobile phone available for purchase online and in stores today.


Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Financial Markets, Warren Buffett

Sys-Con Media

Verizon Wireless Announces The Release Of The Samsung Galaxy S5

Customers can purchase the device in either Charcoal Black or Shimmery White for mail-in rebate with a new, two-year activation.


Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Cameras


Conversion Update-o-Rama: Details Revealed for Ben Shaoul's Verizon Tower Conversion

Doubts aside, it's hard to say that our interest wasn't peaked when news surfaced that Ben Shaoul's Magnum Real Estate is converting the top 22 floors of the Verizon Building at 140 West Street into condos.


Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Real Estate

Sys-Con Media

Conference Call Schedules, New Product Launches, Partnerships,...

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Facebook, Inc. , Verizon Communications Inc. , Microsoft Corporation , AT&T, Inc. and Micron Technology Inc. .


Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Microsoft, Startups, Tellme Networks, Verizon, Groove Commerce, Sentillion

Medford Mail Tribune

Planners to hear proposed bedroom store astride 99

Planning Director Jim Huber said the proposed Sleep by the Numbers retailer at 1765 N. Riverside Ave., would require moving the kiosk from its present moorings, but it would remain on the same premises between the Verizon cellphone store and former Old Farmhouse cafe building.


Related Topix: Verizon, IT Services, Telecom, Cellphones

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Can Verizon Break Out?

It operates in two primary segments: Verizon Communications and Wireline. Verizon Communications' products and services include wireless voice, data services, and equipment sales, which are provided to consumer, business, and government customers across the United States.


Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Advanced Solutions International, Terremark Worldwide, Access Northeast, Software, Cincinnati Bell

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Wireless Week

SmartWatch, Episode 3: HTC One, Masayoshi Son, and March Madness

In this week's episode of SmartWatch, brought to you by SanDisk , we take a look at HTC's new One flagship smarpthone, as well as sneak peak at the Competitive Carriers Association's annual expo.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Verizon, IT Services, T-Mobile

Crown Castle Is Conquering More Towers

Crown Castle International Corp. is a second-largest independent operator of wireless communication towers in the United States.


Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Crown Castle International, Cable & Satellite, ATT, REIT, Personal Finance

The Motley Fool

What's Wrong With Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. Today?

Each of these stocks got at least a 1% haircut while the Dow soldiered on to a 0.5% overall gain.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, IT Services, Financial Markets, AT&T

America's Network

Verizon scales cloud portfolio with Secure Cloud Interconnect service

Verizon is giving its enterprise customers that use its Private IP service the opportunity to connect to multiple cloud services with its new Secure Cloud Interconnect service.


Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Microsoft, Startups


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