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Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Verizon has announced plans to unveil a new Internet-based television service that will allow users to subscribe to and pay for only the channels they want to watch, various media outlets are...

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2014-09-15 12:24:55

Big Movies, Catch-Up TV and Fall Season Premieres to Be Featured NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keep your AA backup batteries handy. Put your household chores on hold. And get ready to give your TV remote a strenuous workout. With 70-plus full current and catch-up TV series, more than 2,300 movies and 60 participating networks (including their fall season TV premieres), the Verizon FiOS On Demand Fall Marathon will provide FiOS customers with an extraordinary array of viewing...

2014-09-12 23:01:54

“Companies like Verizon and AT&T are expanding into new business segments.” Says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Lowell McAdam, CEO of Verizon Communications said they would launch an Internet based television service in the first half of next year in a move which is intended to transform the traditional cable TV and satellite TV industry, says FoxBusiness, Sept 11. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Verizon FiOS,...

2014-09-11 12:30:27

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) continues to see strong adoption of 4G smartphones and tablets in third-quarter 2014, according to comments made today by Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam at an investor conference here. McAdam said that retail postpaid net additions are more than 40 percent higher in the quarter-to-date than a year ago. In third-quarter 2013, Verizon reported 927,000 retail postpaid net additions. The percentage of...

2014-08-26 16:26:12

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS has signed an agreement to carry the SEC Network and expects to begin airing it prior to Aug. 28 on Channels 75 and 575. It will be available on those channels to all FiOS TV customers in Florida and Texas who receive ESPN in their FiOS TV package and to FiOS Extreme and Ultimate customers on Channel 75 in all other markets at launch. With the addition of Verizon FiOS, the SEC Network will be in more than 62 million households...

2014-08-25 23:01:23

“This may be an opportunity for Sprint as well. DirecTV and Wireless TV are two new ways to expand television offerings to a nationwide audience,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 As the cable television industry struggles to hang on to slipping market share, new technologies and new competitors continue to move in and win business, says International Business Times, Aug 12. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment on this new...

2014-08-25 16:22:13

Learn fifteen subjects in four minutes HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS recently debuted 15 online videos as part of a new bicultural campaign, "Learning at FiOS Speed." The campaign aims to show how the company steps up to the challenge of providing the best tools for students going back to school. According to the e-Learning Foundation, children with at-home access to computers average a grade higher on exams. The combination of English and Spanish videos...

2014-07-22 08:36:44

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2Q 2014 HIGHLIGHTS Consolidated -- $1.01 in earnings per share (EPS), compared with 78 cents per share in 2Q 2013. -- 91 cents in adjusted EPS (non-GAAP), compared with 73 cents in adjusted EPS in 2Q 2013, excluding non-operational gains in both periods. Wireless -- Added 1.4 million net retail connections; low retail postpaid churn of 0.94 percent; 104.6 million total retail connections; 98.6 million total...

2014-07-21 23:04:06

“This means users will get fast internet service both uploading and downloading,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Verizon announced their FiOS customers will now get upload speeds that match their download speeds, in their July 21 press release. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Internet speeds have been increasing year after year, but downloading information was always faster than uploading. Verizon is announcing that you...

2014-06-30 12:30:36

July and August Will Feature Hours of Music Choice Videos Across Four Genres, Plus Concert Performances on AXS TV and Concert TV From Classic and Current Artists, All on Demand NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hordes of people, expensive tickets and concessions, heat, rain - summer music festivals are fun ...once. This summer's FiOS On Demand Virtual Music Festival brings viewers the best touring artists and concerts from July 1-Aug. 29 without the hassle associated with big...

2014-06-26 08:34:00

Verizon Provides 300 Mbps Service to Area's My Image Studio and Its Partner, Silicon Harlem NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Verizon continues to roll out its revolutionary FiOS services throughout New York City, the company has provided, at no charge, its 300 Mbps FiOS Quantum Internet service to My Image Studios, a community-based entertainment complex in Harlem. The service was announced at a launch event last night (June 25) at My Image Studios, also known as MIST,...


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