Some football fans in Massachusetts and Rhodes Island had to scramble to find alternative ways to watch the Eagles-Cowboys Thanksgiving game as the Fox station in the area, WFXT-TV, which carries the matchup, went dark on Verizon FiOS at 3 AM Thursday, affecting 400,000 customers. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Subscribers to Verizon Communications Inc's FiOS cable TV over fiber network service in Boston lost access to Fox's local affiliate station on Thursday due to a fee dispute with Cox Media Group, which owns the station, according to a Verizon email to customers. Show More Summary
The current crop of Android Wear smart watches certainly isn't perfect, but the LG G Watch was actually a pretty good first attempt. If you're curious how a smart watch might fit into your life, you can score one from Verizon's online store right now for just $100. [LG G Watch, $100] Read more...
As part of its “Connection Day” promotion, Verizon is sponsoring a virtually ad-free iTunes Radio experience today. Featuring “limited interruptions,” instead of seeing normal ads on the service, iTunes Radio listeners will instead just...Show More Summary
iTunes Radio, Apple’s ad-supported Internet radio service, is today available with “limited interruptions” courtesy of Verizon. That means that you won’t be seeing the normal ads you’re used to on the service and instead just a message from Verizon that states, “Enjoy with limited interruptions courtesy of Verizon.” The company is also handing out $5 iTunes […]
Verizon just made switching to a new carrier more difficult for its customers, which might seem anti-competitive but will probably prove to be a wise decision long-term.
When I finally admitted that my Android phone — a Motorola Droid Razr that I'd gotten for a penny as part of a Verizon upgrade — needed to retire, I decided to switch to the iPhone 6 Plus. I've been back-and-forth between Android and iOS, but have been solidly Google-ified for the last year and a half. Show More Summary
Motorola is practically giving away Moto X phones this Monday, as it's just announced that its newest smartphone will cost only $0.01 if you sign up for a two-year contract with Verizon. If you opt for an off-contract unlocked version of the phone, you'll still get a massive $140 discount. Show More Summary
CNN’s John King was spotted at the Washington Wizards-Atlanta Hawks game last night. King, a fellow Wiz fan, is one of many recognizable faces from the DC press that are regulars to the Verizon Center, including FOX News’ Brett Baier...Show More Summary
Just as the U.S. holiday shopping season kicks off, Verizon's Enterprise Solutions unit has introduced the Verizon Retail Index, a new tool to give members of the retail, shipping and transportation industries another point of view about online consumer habits.
Verizon is getting into the spirit of the holiday season by giving away a host of digital content today, which the carrier is calling Connection Day. Starting today, all users, regardless of wireless carrier, will be able to access free content from iTunes, Amazon, Pandora, Conde Nast, Boingo and more, courtesy of Verizon.
Both AT&T and Comcast — two companies that are not exactly fond of net neutrality regulations — reportedly tried to warn Verizon against suing the Federal Communications Commission over its 2010 net neutrality rules. The carrier went through with it anyway and now there are signs it’s feeling regret. Show More Summary
A few weeks after Verizon made it clear that it would sue to block the FCC’s attempt to enact strong net neutrality rules, and only days after FCC Chair Tom Wheeler shrugged that a lawsuit seems inevitable no matter what he does, the telecom titan is now saying it may not go the legal route if the Commission … [More]
. The carrier’s offer seems better than similarly priced offers from AT&T, where the Internet speed is only 6 Mbps, as well as Comcast, where the average cost per month over a two-year period is higher at around $68 ($60 per month offer price for the first year and $75 per month for second year). Show More Summary
Verizon Wireless today announced the LG GizmoPal, a wearable for children meant to provide parents with peace of mind. The wearable can make and receive phone calls, though only to/from a limited set of numbers. Parents can easily mange the GizmoPal through an app (Android and iOS), and use it to track their child's location throughout the day. Show More Summary
Host Nick Lachey runs down Verizon's offers wifi, movie, and music offers available on the day before Thanksgiving.
A number of lawmakers who sit on subcommittees that are responsible for legislating the Internet have made investments in some of the largest service providers, including Comcast, AT&T and Verizon.
But Verizon's past actions make its claim potentially difficult to believe.