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HBO Now Comes To Verizon

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.28.2015 | Technology

We're getting closer to HBO for everyone. Verizon and HBO said Tuesday that HBO Now, a standalone video streaming service first announced i...

Verizon To Give Customers More Control Over Cable Channel Packs

AP | TALI ARBEL | Posted 06.17.2015 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by cable comp...

The Story Behind Nasty Pig's Banned Holiday Commercial (NSFW PHOTOS)

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Phillip M. Miner

Saturday morning I was lying in bed, looking at Facebook, when I came across a story about Nasty Pig's holiday commercial being taken off TV. I immediately contacted Nasty Pig's CEO, David Lauterstein, to see if he wanted to sit down and tell me more about the situation. I'm extremely grateful that he did want to chat.

WATCH: Verizon FiOS Football Girl Steals The Show In Super Bowl Ad

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.03.2014 | Sports

The Verizon FIOS girl stole the hearts of Super Bowl viewers when she showed us in a commercial that it is possible to have a complete library of foot...

Gerry Smith

What Verizon And Comcast Don't Want You To Know About U.S. Internet | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology

Recent editorials authored by top Internet executives paint a rosy picture of America's broadband services, but experts say they distort reality and d...

How Your Phone Can Help You Get Better Sleep

Posted 06.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

Nowadays, we are on-the-go more than ever. There is so much going on, that it's hard to remember what you need at the grocery store, or if you fed the...

AT&T Among Internet Providers Not Delivering The Speeds They Advertise: FCC

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.15.2013 | Technology

Some Internet providers, notably AT&T, are still not delivering the speeds they advertise to consumers, according to a new report by the Federal Commu...

More Than an Appliance: Verizon, the FCC and our Digital Future

Susan Crawford | Posted 10.21.2012 | Technology
Susan Crawford

For the connection speeds Americans will need to work, study, build the next great company or just watch the next great movie online, more than 75 percent of us will have just one choice: the local cable monopolist.

Comcast Told To Stop It With The 'We're The Fastest' Stuff

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.14.2012 | Business

A recent exchange in the advertising world has gone something like this: Comcast XFINITY: "It's official. We're the fastest." The Better Busines...

Verizon-Cable Monopoly Would Kill Jobs

Larry Cohen | Posted 08.13.2012 | New York
Larry Cohen

Eliminating competition undoubtedly sounds like a great plan in the corporate boardrooms and on Wall Street. But the rest of us continue to struggle with job insecurity, hard times and severe cuts in essential services.

(Video) Meeting Surging Online Video Demand, Verizon FiOS Ups Speed to a Whopping 300 Mbps

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Verizon FiOS is increasing download speeds to as fast as 300 Mbps to residential customers, the company announced today. The increase is largely ...

Verizon's High-Speed Home Internet Is About To Get Even Faster

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc <VZ.N> plans to double its fastest home Internet download speed to 300 megabits per second (mbps) next mo...

It's Not the Same Old Song at Verizon

Bob Varettoni | Posted 07.23.2012 | Technology
Bob Varettoni

Verizon today is vibrant and profitable. We changed with the times. We shed businesses, such as printed phone directories, to focus on meeting and anticipating the changes in customer demand.

The Great Verizon FiOS Ripoff

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 07.19.2012 | Money
Bruce Kushnick

Verizon is now making it clear that it is no longer expanding FiOS, its fiber optic cable service. So what did they accomplish? What did they build? And how much did it cost?

Please, Sir, May I Have Another?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Bruce Kushnick

For the last 20 years, the nation's major telecom companies have been playing the public and regulatory officials for fools. Now they're claiming they shouldn't be obliged to provide affordable landline service to everyone anymore, as they take the money and run to wireless.

Verizon Plans Big Expansion To TV Service

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2012 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc is pushing hard to move its "FiOS" TV service beyond the set-top box and onto the latest gadgets - fr...

Michael Calderone

Al Jazeera English Breaks Into NYC Market | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.30.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Six months after New York City news junkies flocked to Al Jazeera English’s website for up-to-the-second coverage of the Egyptian uprisi...

The Online Video Gorilla in the Room: Epix

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Caroline Giegerich

Here's my favorite feature. Viewers can watch a movie with up to 4 of their friends, even if that friend is not an Epix subscriber. Movie watchers can type messages to each other while watching allowing an almost couch-like experience.

Comcast To Sell Ads For Verizons FiOS TV

AP | DEBORAH YAO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PHILADELPHIA — Setting aside their rivalry in the interests of business, Comcast Corp. said Wednesday it will sell advertising for Verizon Commu...

AT&T, Verizon at odds over DTV delay : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer January 13, 2009

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

President-elect Barack Obama's plan to delay the DTV transition may postpone the switch 90 days. Currently, Senator Jay Rockefeller is preparing the...