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2012-07-19 06:25:31

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Federal Communications Commission issued the results of its "Measuring Broadband America July 2012" broadband speed and reliability testing for residential broadband service. This is the second broadband report issued by the FCC in conjunction with SamKnows, an independent company that tests broadband speed. The study measured the speed and performance of major wireline Internet service providers nationwide. The following is a statement by...

2012-07-19 02:28:07

NEW YORK, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 2Q 2012 HIGHLIGHTS Consolidated 64 cents in diluted earnings per share (EPS), compared with 57 cents per share in 2Q 2011 - a 12.3 percent increase. $9.3 billion in cash flow from operating activities, up 20.1 percent compared with 2Q 2011, leading to $7.8 billion in free cash flow (non-GAAP) in 1H 2012, more than doubling free cash flow generated in 1H 2011. Wireless 7.3 percent year-over-year increase in service revenues in 2Q...

2012-06-28 23:02:25

MyReviewsNow.net´s Adds Verizon Broadband to its Giant Virtual Mall, and Highlights the Company´s Great High Speed Internet Packages for Personal, Small Business and Home Business Users. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 People who want more speed, security, reliability and overall value from their high speed Internet (HSI) provider can now connect with MyReviewsNow.net´s newest affiliate partner, Verizon Broadband. Verizon Broadband´s HSI is consistently fast...

Verizon Makes Quantum Leap With FiOS Service
2012-06-18 10:52:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com On Monday Verizon announced that its residential customers will now have access to the fastest-ever FiOS Internet service. Dubbed FiOS Quantum, the new Internet tiers offer download/upload speeds of 50/2, 75/35/, 150/65 and a truly whooping 300/65 Mbps — the latter three tiers reportedly offer speeds twice as fast as what was previously offered by Verizon. The 300Mbps download is also fast enough to download a 5GB Full HD movie in about 2.2 minutes...

2012-06-18 02:32:01

NEW YORK, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon residential consumers can now order the company's fastest-ever FiOS Internet service, which features heightened flexibility for consumers to order personalized bundles to match their lifestyles. The new speeds, available in a range of double- and triple-play bundles, plus stand-alone service, offer significant choices for consumers to meet their rapidly expanding needs for online entertainment, news, information communications and e-commerce....

2012-06-11 23:00:12

MyReviewsNow.net´s Welcomes New Affiliate Partner Verizon Broadband to its Virtual Shopping Mall. Visitors can Explore the Latest Internet Plans, Mobile Phones, Mobile Internet Access Options and More. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 MyReviewNow.net, a virtual shopping mall that lets people across the country conveniently shop at home for the Internet´s hottest products, services and brands, has added Verizon Broadband to its growing roster of top name affiliate partners....

2012-06-11 06:27:33

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon has tapped Eric Fitzgerald Reed to lead its public policy initiatives with the high-tech and entertainment industries, effective immediately. Reed will be based in San Francisco. "Eric's proven track record with the high-tech industry, his strong network of contacts and thorough understanding of the complex relationships within the Internet ecosystem will make him a valuable asset to our team," said Tim McCallion, Verizon's...

2012-06-04 10:25:04

EAST WINDSOR, N.J., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The union representing over 5,000 New Jersey workers in the telecommunications industry today criticized a plan by Verizon to eliminate 382 wireline technician jobs in New Jersey at a time when the company's copper-based wireline service is generating increasing customer complaints about inadequate maintenance. The move is also seen as a roadblock to the goal of reliable high-speed Internet FiOS service for thousands of New...

2012-06-04 06:23:28

NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS TV has become the country's leading television provider of Spanish-language channels, announcing on Monday (June 4) the launch of 10 new Spanish-language channels in high definition. Verizon now offers up to 75 Spanish-language channels on FiOS TV, dependent on the local channels available in each market. Nine of the 10 new Spanish-language HD channels are provided by Olympusat Inc., a leading independent distributor of Hispanic content in...

Verizon Doubles Top FIOS Speed To 300Mbps
2012-05-31 04:54:47

Verizon announced on Wednesday that it would more than double the speeds of several of its FIOS Internet tiers next month, and introduce two new tiers with even faster speeds. With the new top-level service, consumers could download a two-hour high-definition video in less than two and a half minutes, Verizon said. The faster speeds are aimed at accommodating the changing ways people are using the Internet, the company said. "The ways we used the Internet and watched TV over the past...