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AT&T Gets Last Place From Consumer Reports
2012-11-29 19:11:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online AT&T hasn´t always been spoken of fondly, especially by iPhone customers. In the days before the iPhone 4, and even afterwards, iPhone customers cursed AT&T almost daily as they dropped calls or waited forever (or 2 minutes) for a web page to load. The hate became less vocalized for a while until Big Blue announced this year they´d be forcing their customers with grandfathered unlimited data to switch to a new...

2012-11-29 08:26:41

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Peter Tippett, vice president and chief medical officer of Verizon, will present a keynote address at the 2012 mHealth Summit in National Harbor, Md., on Tuesday (Dec. 4). The address - "The New Era of Health Care: Innovation-Driven & Patient-Focused" - will explore how converged digital and mobile health care solutions will play an essential role in empowering patients and the entire health care ecosystem, while increasing access to care and...

2012-11-28 16:23:36

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one in three middle school students are using mobile devices to complete homework, and more of those who use these devices for learning in the classroom express a strong interest in science, technology and math than those who do not, according to a new national survey. The survey, conducted by TRU and commissioned by the Verizon Foundation, also found that more than 66 percent of students are not allowed to use a tablet for learning...

2012-11-15 08:20:17

CALABASAS, Calif. and BOXBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, announced today that its Boxborough, MA facility had been approved by Verizon to perform lead (or Pb)-free testing of electronic and electric components. The lead-free testing is an addition to the Telcordia GR-63-CORE and GR-1089-CORE testing that NTS Boxborough performs for Verizon as an approved Verizon...

2012-11-08 12:28:11

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Verizon Health IT fraud experts will detail how to identify fraud, waste and abuse in health care programs using predictive analytics at the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association's Annual Training Conference beginning Tuesday (Nov. 13). The company's experts will make the case for moving from a reactive "pay-and-chase" recovery model to a pro-active "identify-and-intervene" prevention model. Verizon is a platinum sponsor of the conference....

2012-11-06 12:29:38

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon's small business team will present another free webinar on Wednesday (Nov. 7) at 2 p.m. ET, featuring Chris Dessi -- CEO of Silverback Social and a television and radio commentator, author, blogger and public speaker -- who will discusses how small businesses can effectively use social media. Dessi is a social media expert contributor on "Fox's business news channel and "Good Day New York" and on various radio programs. His first book, "Your...

2012-11-06 08:28:46

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, is calling for qualified Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology developers of both Complete EHRs and EHR Modules to participate in a pilot program for the new 2014 Edition certification criteria. The pilot tests are designed to evaluate the testing time, logistics and appropriate test methodologies of each criterion, and will allow participants the opportunity to preview new testing...

2012-11-05 08:38:29

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TP-LINK announced today that their family of 3G/3.75G Wireless N Routers is now 4G compatible with major wireless mobile phone carriers such as Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. The Portable Battery-Powered Wireless N Router (TL-MR3040) is an ideal travel companion to enable up to 5 devices to access the Internet simultaneously on the 4G mobile network. The Wireless N Routers for home networks (TL-MR3220 and TL-MR3420) can now...

2012-10-22 07:26:37

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TelcoTV, the largest conference and expo focused on video broadband network service providers in the U.S., is preparing for its best-ever event from October 24 to 26, 2012 at the Las Vegas Hotel, Nevada. Operators large and small - as well as the equipment, services and content vendors that serve them - will come together to discuss and learn about the latest technologies, trends and regulatory insights in the business. For more information or to...

2012-10-19 15:23:27

Union to focus efforts on contract enforcement and FiOS build out EAST WINDSOR, N.J., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The union representing 5,500 New Jersey workers in the telecommunications field today announced that its membership ratified a contract with Verizon and now plans to focus on forcing the company to live up to the terms of the agreement. "The ratification vote shows that our members listened to the union's leadership when we told them that this was the best...