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2012-02-13 11:21:00

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon continued to bring communications and computing innovation to the state's consumers and businesses in 2011, investing more than $732 million in its wireline communications network and IT infrastructure throughout the state. "The communications industry is vital to New Jersey's economy, and Verizon is the state's leading private investor in network and IT infrastructure," said Dennis Bone, president of Verizon New Jersey....

2012-02-13 11:13:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon continued to bring communications and computing innovation to the Delaware's consumers and businesses in 2011, investing more than $76 million in its wireline communications network and IT infrastructure throughout the state. "The communications industry has dramatically changed over the last decade, and Verizon has kept pace with its continued strategic investments in our wireline network and IT deployment," said Tim Smith, Verizon...

2012-02-13 10:56:00

MEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The age of TV competition has arrived in Medford. Verizon is now offering FiOS TV service in this city, bringing consumers and businesses an all-fiber-optic connection that provides more channels, more HD, more video on demand and faster Internet speeds than old-fashioned cable TV. With the introduction of FiOS TV, Verizon is offering its revolutionary FiOS triple play of TV, Internet and voice services to homes and businesses in...

2012-02-13 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Annually one of the largest investors in Virginia's economy and infrastructure, Verizon continued to bring communications and computing innovation to the state's consumers and businesses in 2011. During the year, the company invested more than $725 million in its Virginia wireline communications networks and IT infrastructure. "A strong and vibrant Verizon is crucial to the economic well-being of Virginia and its residents,"...

2012-02-09 11:12:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Annually one of the largest investors in the Keystone State's economy and infrastructure, Verizon continued to bring communications and computing innovation to the state's consumers and businesses in 2011. The company last year invested more than $512 million in its wireline communications network and IT infrastructure throughout the state. "A strong and vibrant Verizon is crucial to the economic well-being of Pennsylvania...

2012-01-26 07:59:00

Report reveals phone technologies most vulnerable to power outages; Nine ways to prolong service during outages YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Likely motivated to cut home expenses, more and more consumers are switching over to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and fiber optic phone systems. However, unlike traditional copper lines, these newer phone systems may lack the ability to maintain service indefinitely, which can leave consumers without...

2012-01-25 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon has expanded its global enterprise network platform, enabling multinational corporations to take advantage of Verizon's Private IP service in six additional African countries, and Bahrain and Qatar in the Middle East. The expansion will make it possible for Verizon customers with locations in these emerging markets to more effectively exchange data and global business applications and employ the company's world-class managed network and...

2012-01-17 11:56:00

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Tennis Channel and Verizon FiOS TV have reached a new multiyear carriage agreement, it was announced by Patrick Wilson, senior vice president, distribution, Tennis Channel, and Terry Denson, vice president of global content strategy, Verizon. Verizon has started rolling out Tennis Channel - with Grand Slam coverage of Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, French Open and the Australian Open, as well as Davis Cup, Fed Cup, and the men's...

2012-01-12 11:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced on Thursday (Jan. 12) that Samsung will be the first consumer electronics manufacturer to commercially introduce the Verizon FiOS TV App to its line of Smart TVs and Smart Blu-ray Players in 2012. The app will allow Verizon FiOS TV subscribers to instantly access 26 live TV channels, including HD channels, directly through the subscribers' connected Samsung Smart TV or Smart Blu-ray...

2012-01-11 10:03:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FiOS TV subscribers in the Northeast woke up Tuesday morning (Jan. 10) to a new way of interacting and enjoying their TV experience. The new benefits are the result of Verizon's continued transformation of FiOS TV viewing by bringing the next generation of its FiOS TV Interactive Media Guide to subscribers in the company's New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island service areas. More than 4.2 million households in these states can now take advantage of...