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2008-08-20 15:00:30

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers in nine more New Jersey cities and towns have the ultimate choice in home entertainment now that Verizon has again expanded its FiOS TV service, making a broad range of programming choices and superior picture quality available to thousands of additional New Jersey households. FiOS TV and broadband services are now available to consumers in the city of Camden, the city of Paterson, Salem and Elsinboro in Salem County, Leonia in Bergen County,...

2008-08-20 00:00:19

By JULIA SCOTT To save money, ditch your land line and opt for only a cell phone. But what Internet options does that leave you? I called Bill Belt at the Consumer Electronics Association, who talked about five types of Internet connections available to residents without a land line. Fiber optics provide the fastest connection available but service through Verizon and AT&T is limited. Service provided through your cable TV provider is the next- fastest option. DSL is reliable but...

2008-08-17 21:00:31

By Fred O. Williams When Manhattanite Alex Slack called the telephone company to order service, he wasn't thinking about phone service. "We do have a home phone," the 24-year-old said via his cell phone. But "we actually haven't gotten around to setting that up yet." Home phone is an afterthought. Slack and his roommate get that, plus fast Internet and hundreds of TV channels in a "triple play" service package. Verizon pipes it all to his apartment through fiber- optic strands. The...

2008-08-14 09:00:56

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the start of the new college year, students can take advantage of special pricing from Verizon for its High Speed Internet plans, which boost connectivity and save money. Students and other interested Web surfers in Verizon's Illinois service areas can now order a nine-month broadband plan with rates starting as low as $28.99. "This is the busy time of year when students head to college, and they're looking for deals on...

2008-08-14 09:00:56

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the start of the new college year, students can take advantage of special pricing from Verizon for its High Speed Internet plans, which boost connectivity and save money. Students and other Web surfers in Verizon's Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C., service areas can now order a nine-month broadband plan with rates starting as low as $26.99. "This is the busy time of year when students head to college, and they're...

2008-08-14 09:00:56

WAUSAU, Wis., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the start of the new college year, students can take advantage of special pricing from Verizon for its High Speed Internet plans, which boost connectivity and save money. Students and other Web surfers in Verizon's Wisconsin service areas can now order a nine-month broadband plan with rates starting as low as $28.99. "This is the busy time of year when students head to college, and they're looking for deals on everything," said Karl...

2008-08-13 15:00:46

FLORIDA, Mass., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers and businesses in this tiny western Massachusetts community now have access to the Internet -- at rocket speeds powered by Verizon. Starting Wednesday (Aug. 13), Verizon High Speed Internet service is being offered throughout Florida, one of 24 western Massachusetts communities where broadband Internet access has been unavailable. Verizon is planning to offer the service to the 23 other communities this year. The service will give...

2008-08-12 15:00:41

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers in four more California communities have another and better option for TV providers now that Verizon has again expanded its FiOS TV service, making a broad range of programming choices and superior picture quality available to thousands of additional households. Verizon's FiOS TV and FiOS Internet services are available to consumers in parts of Covina, West Covina and the Los Angeles city suburb of Sepulveda. The latest expansion...

2008-08-11 15:00:49

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With the federal mandate to phase out analog television broadcasts approaching in early 2009, many consumers remain uncertain of what the change means for them. However, Verizon FiOS TV customers are ahead of the game. Verizon FiOS TV is already all-digital, so for most customers there will be no change. At the same time, Verizon is making other changes, and it is taking steps to ensure that customers are not confused by the phaseout of...

2008-08-06 12:00:22

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon's telecommunications group has made a series of service and technology enhancements that are giving customers breakthrough broadband and entertainment products and services competitors can't match. "We're peppering the marketplace with the kind of advanced new ideas that sets Verizon apart from the same old services our competitors offer," said Virginia Ruesterholz, president of Verizon's telecom group. "We're working hard to impress customers with...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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