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2009-09-24 12:13:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- To satisfy the growing broadband needs of consumers in the District of Columbia, Verizon continues to expand the availability of its fastest High Speed Internet (HSI) service, which delivers Internet download speeds of up to 7.1 megabits per second (Mbps). Verizon's 7.1 Mbps HSI service -- delivered over digital subscriber line (DSL) technology -- is available to nearly 13,000 additional households in the downtown and midtown areas, bringing the...

2009-09-24 09:18:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- To satisfy the growing broadband needs of Maryland consumers, Verizon continues to expand the availability of its fastest High Speed Internet (HSI) service, which delivers Internet download speeds of up to 7.1 megabits per second (Mbps). Verizon's 7.1 Mbps HSI service - delivered over digital subscriber line (DSL) technology - is available to nearly 50,000 additional Maryland households, bringing the number of homes in the state that now can order the...

2009-09-17 10:13:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the growing demand for Verizon's voice, data and television products and services, the company will open a retail store at 2721 Bronxwood Ave. in the Bronx. A grand-opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place Saturday (Sept. 19) at 11 a.m., with festivities lasting through the afternoon. Verizon store employees will be on hand all day to answer customers' questions, take orders for FiOS services, and provide one-on-one product...

2009-09-01 11:12:00

EASTON, Mass., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of FiOS TV franchises in Massachusetts has hit the century mark. The Easton Board of Selectmen on Monday (Aug. 31) granted a cable franchise to Verizon, authorizing video choice for thousands of households here. The board's authorization brings to 100 the total number of Massachusetts communities where Verizon's FiOS TV is or will soon be available. To mark the occasion, Verizon will donate $1,000 to the town's library for the purchase...

2009-09-01 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As excitement builds about Verizon bringing FiOS TV and more cable choice to the District of Columbia, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty and key city leaders joined company officials on Tuesday (Sept. 1) for the official launch of Verizon's network upgrade to all fiber optics in the District. District and Verizon representatives marked the launch with a ribbon-cutting and demonstration of the fiber-optic splicing operation that company technicians will perform as...

2009-09-01 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Between now and Oct. 21, the only place to play the new JONAS online game -- "Horace Mantis Academy Field Day Fun" -- is at Verizon Online. Available during that period only at http://surround.verizon.net to anyone with a broadband connection, the game is the newest in a series of Jonas Brothers videos, games and other features on Disney Connection, the online family entertainment site that is a standard feature Verizon broadband customers can access at no...

2009-08-19 09:11:00

SALEM, W. Va., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- More Harrison County consumers and businesses now have access to Verizon High Speed Internet (HSI), allowing them to quickly download movies, share photos or video with friends and family, and create their own Internet content. In addition, Verizon's bundles of HSI, Verizon Freedom unlimited local and long-distance calling and DIRECTV service offer consumers attractive solutions that beat rival offers from cable companies. Verizon recently...

2009-07-29 10:44:00

HULL, Mass., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of Hull are a major step closer to having a real choice for their cable television services, thanks to a newly approved agreement authorizing Verizon to offer its FiOS TV service via the most advanced all-digital, fiber-optic network straight to customers' homes. The Hull Board of Selectmen on Tuesday (July 28) granted a cable franchise to Verizon, authorizing video choice for thousands of households here. The board's authorization brings to...

2009-07-27 13:33:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon continues to enhance its broadband service capabilities for consumers to offer competitive advantages over rival communication providers. Since the beginning of the year, Verizon has introduced faster downstream and unprecedented upstream speeds for its all-fiber-optic FiOS Internet service; expanded the reach of its digital subscriber line-based Verizon High Speed Internet (HSI) service; and started offering mini netbook computers to customers...

2009-06-29 13:15:00

National Study Shows High-Speed Internet Service Carried on Fiber All the Way to the Home Is a Key Amenity for Home Buyers NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As the real estate market begins to show signs of recovery amid increased sales and low mortgage rates, sellers are looking for every advantage. Now new research shows just such an edge comes from fiber-based telecommunications services like Verizon FiOS Internet and FiOS TV. A national study of U.S. broadband consumers by RVA LLC...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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