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Verizon imposes $1 fee on FiOS voice customers

Verizon's FiOS customers are being greeted with yet another fee as the telco has added a $1 charge to its FiOS voice bills.

AT&T forecasts strong Q2 U-verse results during traditionally slow season and fewer DSL migrations

AT&T has issued an upbeat second-quarter 2014 forecast about its U-verse broadband and TV results during what is typically a challenging quarter.

Verizon expands 12-tuner Quantum TV tier to Maryland, Virginia and D.C.

Now, 2.6 million residents and businesses spread across Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. will be able to record 12 TV shows simultaneously. Verizon announced this week that it has expanded the rollout of its FiOS Quantum TV service to subscribers in these areas, building on a launch that began April 1 in North Texas and Harrisburg, Penn.

Verizon's McAdam: Gap between broadband, linear video subscriber adds is widening

Verizon may still be one of the largest telco TV players, but the telco is seeing that in the markets where it offers its FiOS services, wireline broadband is becoming the dominant product.  

Broadband providers add 1.2M subscribers in 2014's first quarter, study says

Whether it's becoming more available thanks to copper to fiber migrations, or whether consumers are just finding more reasons to buy, broadband was a big plus for cable and telephone service providers in the first quarter of 2014, Leichtman Research Group found.

IHS: Pay-TV providers added 202,670 customers in Q1

U.S. multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) saw one of their strongest periods in the first quarter of 2014, adding a total of 202,670 customers.

Verizon on track to blanket New York City with fiber-optic infrastructure

Picture some 17,000 miles of fiber-optic cabling--equaling six trips between New York City and Los Angeles--and you'll have some idea of how much infrastructure Verizon Communications has installed in the Big Apple. That infrastructure includes interoffice and backbone network equipment, specialized fiber for large enterprises, and consumer and SMB FiOS services.

Verizon extends its D.C. FiOS rollout schedule to 10 years

Verizon is revising its FiOS buildout plan in Washington, D.C., from nine years to 10 years, which it says is within its rights under a franchise agreement it filed with the D.C. Office of Cable Television (OCT), reports  FierceCable. 

Verizon extends D.C. FiOS wait, as AT&T-San Francisco cabinet battle continues

The growth of competitive wireline television services in two U.S. markets has taken an interesting turn: In Washington, D.C., Verizon said it would change a nine-year FiOS rollout plan to 10 years. And in San Francisco, citizens are getting some legislative support in a battle against AT&T's placement of cabinets necessary to deliver U-verse service.

Verizon plans 300 Mbps router and IP video media server

Verizon plans to complement its growing set of higher Quantum FiOS Internet speeds with a new Wi-Fi router that will support the multiple wireless devices consumers are using in their homes to access the Internet and other content.