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Bill DeMuth hangs up his CTO shoes at SureWest

Bill DeMuth, CTO of SureWest Communications (NasdaqGM: SURW) will retire from the company on June 30 after 34 years with the service provider once known as the Roseville Telephone Company. While

Who needs traditional cellular when WiFi can do the job?

There has been some criticism-even within the sacred confines of this site--of cable's plans, or lack of same, for mobile wireless service. On the surface it appears that telcos like Verizon and

Interactive TV vendor ActiveVideo files patent infringement suit against Verizon

ActiveVideo Networks, based in San Jose, Calif., has accused Verizon Communications of infringing five of its interactive television patents. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the

Verizon extends FiOS TV mobile applications to more smartphones

Verizon is giving FiOS subscribers even more ways to plan their TV watching schedule by extending the capabilities of FiOS' key mobile applications--Mobile Remote and Remote DVR Manager--to even more

Customer satisfaction on the rise for cable services

Last week at The Cable Show in Los Angeles, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts made it a point that cable's image as a customer-friendly service must improve. "We have to evolve how we do business," Roberts

Baltimore turns eyes to Comcast after being spurned by Verizon

Verizon, despite what its executives say, isn't bringing FiOS to Baltimore anytime soon. Why is a matter that will probably be debated for as long as it takes until Verizon does bring FiOS to

Verizon's Q1 earnings down, but business services show signs of life

Much like its RBOC brother AT&T (NYSE:T), Verizon's (NYSE:VZ) Q1 2010 earnings were another tale of slow wireless growth and continuing declines in its traditional wireline business. Verizon's

Verizon earnings tumble, but FiOS growth continues, topping 3 million

Just as AT&T (NYSE:T) reported yesterday, wireless subscriber growth at Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ) is slowing as the U.S. market starts to mirror the saturation that European

CenturyLink to spend $10.6B to get Qwest

The competitive space just got a little hotter. CenturyLink (aka CenturyTel before it swallowed Embarq) plans to swap stock worth $10.6 billion to acquire Qwest Communications, merging the nation's

Epix continues to build base with Dish Network deal

Who said there's no place for another entertainment network--especially one that doesn't restrict itself to the television? Epix, the jointly backed venture of Viacom, Lionsgate, Paramount and MGM