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2012-03-22 14:23:20

CHANTILLY, Va., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Real estate developers, multifamily property owners and housing industry experts will gather just outside the nation's capital to test drive the latest in Verizon FiOS technology and learn firsthand how FiOS enables customers to stay connected at or away from home. The Verizon Enhanced Communities Executive Summit, entitled "FiOS Forward, A World Without Borders," will feature presentations on emerging technologies, independent living options...

Verizon Facing Antitrust Subcommittee Today For Cable Company Deal
2012-03-21 13:10:18

The Senate Judiciary Committee antitrust subcommittee held a hearing on Wednesday to discuss Verizon Wireless plans to purchase more wireless spectrum. Verizon announced plans earlier in the year to purchase 122 Advanced Wireless Systems (AWS) spectrum licenses from SpectrumCo, LLC, which is a joint effort from Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. The companies involved in the deal signed agreements to sell each others' products and services.  Under the agreement,...

2012-03-20 06:23:37

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Replays of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association State High School Boys and Girls Basketball Championship finals, to be held Tuesday (March 20) at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, will air exclusively on FiOS1, Channel 1, on Verizon FiOS TV. The high school girls final will air on Thursday (March 22) at 7:30 p.m., and the high school boys final will air on Friday (March 23), also at 7:30 p.m. Additional replays of...

2012-03-15 06:00:00

ANDOVER, Mass., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and Veveo Inc. announced on Thursday (March 15) that Verizon will license certain Veveo technology that can be used to enhance FiOS TV to provide new personalized search capabilities across a TV, phone or tablet. Veveo's technology personalizes the search and discovery process by allowing customers to browse less and watch more of the programs, movies and other on-demand content that matter most to them. As part of the...

2012-03-14 13:23:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and ESPN have launched a new interactive way for fans to build and follow tournament brackets during the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Through the ESPN "Tournament Challenge" TV app, Verizon FiOS TV customers can access and edit their tournament brackets right from their televisions, tablets, computers and wireless phones -- throughout the tournament. (Note: To check out the app in action, click here or go to http://bit.ly/wc2ru2 to...

2012-03-08 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you watch TV programming on a smartphone? How about an Internet-connected tablet or computer? A sea change is under way in how consumers are tuning into their favorite TV programs or other video content. Although the trend cuts across demographics, younger, tech-savvy consumers seem to be leading the shift. As part of a series of random, on-the-street interviews, several Washingtonians recently told Verizon that they are either watching video...

2012-03-07 11:24:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The finals of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association State High School Wrestling Championships, held March 4 at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, will air Saturday (March 10) at 2:30 p.m. with replays throughout the weekend, exclusively for television viewers on FiOS1, Channel 1, on Verizon's FiOS TV. All FiOS1 viewers in central and northern New Jersey will have access to the program, which will feature the final...

2012-02-28 06:00:00

MIAMI and NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon added Spanish-language movie channel Cine Estelar to its FiOS TV lineup, expanding FiOS TV's extensive Spanish-language offering, which includes more than 175 of the most popular channels available. The addition of Cine Estelar helps to meet the needs of the growing Mexican population in the United States. Cine Estelar, along with Cine Nostalgia, which FiOS added last November, are part of FiOS TV's La Conexion package and...

2012-02-22 13:18:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Young, tech-savvy consumers in the D.C. metropolitan area tell Verizon they are using several Internet-connected devices in their home and on the go, making broadband speed and anywhere access important lifestyle assets. In on-camera interviews that Verizon recently conducted with randomly selected consumers in the District, these "techknowledgeables" provided testimony to their demand for access by listing as many as seven different...

2012-02-21 02:00:00

TUSCON, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Liquidation Channel, a leading source of affordable rare and exotic gemstones, announces its upcoming Tucson Bargain Weekend. On February 25th and February 26th, LC will be hosting an entire weekend dedicated to the special finds recently discovered at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. Their entire team of experts was onsite in Tucson to hand select the best deals from around the world. LC President, Gerald Tempton says, "the savings we found...