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Report: 44% of AT&T customers are on unlimited plans that haven't been available since 2010

According to new statistics from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, a large proportion of AT&T customers are on grandfathered data plans.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Business Insider, T-Mobile, Marketing, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New York Business.com

Coming soon: digital sidewalks from Verizon

The practice of ripping apart city streets to run fiber-optic cable to homes and businesses may be on its way to becoming a thing of the past.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

Silicon Alley Insider

Google, Verizon, Samsung, And Others Want To Make New York City Pay Phones Useful Again

As public phone booths grow less and less useful to New Yorkers, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg began a plan in 2012 to give the city's 7,300 pay phones purpose, Bloomberg reports.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Chelsea (New York, NY), North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York, NY

The Motley Fool

Dow Earnings Season Continues: What to Expect From Verizon, DuPont, and Travelers

Tomorrow morning, we'll hear from nearly half of those stocks, including All three companies are scheduled to release their earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Financial Markets, Weather, Hurricane, Hurricane Sandy

TheStreet.com

Verizon Boosts FiOS Internet Speeds Which Cable Can't Match

Verizon will soon provide data upload speeds equaling download speeds on almost all of its FiOS connections.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Foreign Media, Match, Video Games, Hunch

The Washington Post

Verizon launches rewards program a " but therea s a twist

Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Marketing, Cellphones, Business News

CBS Local

Widespread Verizon Service Outage Across D.C.-Baltimore Region

It appears that Verizon customers first started noticing the service outage at about 7 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Maryland

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bradenton.com

Verizon boosts FiOS uploads to match downloads

Starting Monday, all new subscribers will get "symmetrical" connections. The cheapest plan will deliver 25 megabits per second up and down, an increase from 15 megabits down and 5 megabits up.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom

Bangor Daily News

Judge OKs warrant for Google user's emails, stoking debate

A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Telecom, IT Services

Daily Journal

Planned utility poles to boost wireless service

Greenwood residents will start noticing new street-side utility poles this summer in areas including the Valle Vista neighborhood, if the city gives the project a final approval today.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Cellphones

The Citizens' Voice

Verizon Telecom Pioneers attend Blind Association function

Verizon Telecom Pioneers, Wilkes-Barre Chapter, recently attended the Blind Association Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at Mohegan Sun.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Non-Profit

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Reuters

TRLPC: Verizon to refinance $11.3bn in credit facilities

Verizon Communications Inc is in the market with $11.3 billion in loans that will cut borrowing costs on debt backing the $130 billion takeover of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone Group Plc, the third-biggest acquisition in corporate history, sources told Thomson Reuters LPC.

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Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, Vodafone Group, Stanley

Light Reading

Verizon Preps for 100G Ethernet NID Era

Verizon announced results this week of its field trial of 100G Ethernet network interface devices deployed in support of its regional switched Ethernet service.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Verizon

Reuters

U.S. judge OKs warrant for Google user's emails, stoking debate

A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, in a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Telecom, IT Services

Wireless Developer Network

ControlTec, Verizon Wireless Announce Partnership To Advance Real-Time Vehicle Data Collection

ControlTec, an industry leader in transportation diagnostic and safety data systems, and Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, announced today a joint partnership that will allow state-of-the-art wireless vehicle data recorders designed by ControlTec to transmit real-time information on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Re/code

Mobile Carriers Charging Differently, But Still Finding Plenty of Ways to Make Money

A few years ago, cellular companies charged for each call they made and gave most of their customers unlimited data.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, AT&T, Sun Valley, ID

Forbes.com

Earnings Expected to Increase for Verizon Communications

Wall Street is high on Verizon Communications , expecting it to report earnings that are up 23% from a year ago when it reports its second-quarter earnings on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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

TheStreet.com

Why Verizon (VZ) Stock Is Rising Today

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Mozilla, TheStreet, Financial Markets, Warren Buffett

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Washington Post

SoftBank Risk Jumps as Son to Battle for T-Mobile: Japan Credit

SoftBank Corp.'s bond risk jumped on signs billionaire founder Masayoshi Son is readying a long fight to win regulatory approval for the takeover of T-Mobile US Inc. The cost to protect debt of Japan's fastest-growing wireless carrier surged 10 basis points on July 14 to 195, the highest since Feb. 10, according to CMA prices.

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Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, T-Mobile, Google, Startups, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Cable & Satellite, ATT

Freshnews

Verizon to Bring 300 New Jobs to Franklin and Murfreesboro

To support the company's rapid growth, Verizon Wireless is hiring more than 300 employees in the Nashville area at its Franklin and Murfreesboro, Tennessee call centers as well as retail locations throughout the Nashville area.

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Related Topix: Telecom, IT Services, Murfreesboro, TN, Wireless, Emerging Technology

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